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Morgan Stanley

Entitlements Platform Software Engineer - Application Infrastructure Morgan Stanley
New York, NY

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.

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Job Description

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.


Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses-and to our own.

This role is to join the Global Access Management team within Technology Risk. This group provides centralized control functions for infrastructure entitlements (e.g. back-end database permissions, developer access as part of SDLC, etc.). The role requires a technical architect to expand the existing entitlements framework to additional infrastructure resources and use cases (e.g. Cloud, middleware, etc.).

The candidate must be comfortable working in a fast paced, rapidly changing, global team environment. This is a great opportunity within the field of IT Security with focus on entitlement management. Responsibilities include:

Review and assess new technologies (both internally developed and commercial off-the-shelf solutions) for viability in the centralized access management scheme.

Collaborate on systems design and integration with other internal infrastructure partners.

Create and maintain product requirement documents and supporting documentation for centralized access management solution.

Work with internal clients to onboard infrastructure components to centralized entitlements solutions.

Heavy emphasis on data analysis and quantitative approach to addressing systemic problems (e.g. legacy entitlement hygiene, infrastructure management, etc.).

Oversee development of entitlement rules to ensure technical enforcement as per requisite standards.

Automate manual tasks.

Identify and develop solutions to improve team efficiency.

Provide expert technical and security advice to team members and internal clients.

Required skills:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or similar

3-5 years of experience in a similar role

Savvy troubleshooting on a variety of different technologies (web, infrastructure, OS, application)

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

General IT Security knowledge and applying best security practices

Risk management skills including knowledge of least privilege and segregation of duties

Knowledge of access control/ user account management (e.g. AD, LDAP)

An understanding of access control models like Role-based access control, and Rule-based access control

Familiarity with reporting and metrics methodology (including creation/analysis/interpretation)

Familiarity with Cloud architectures especially in IaaS and PaaS offerings

Desired Skills:

Industry certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISM, GPEN, etc.)

Scripting experience (e.g. Perl, PHP, PowerShell, Python)

Experience with authentication technologies (e.g. Kerberos, SAML)

Experience with ITIL

Intermediate Experience with Excel (VBA/Macros, Advanced Pivots, etc.)

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.

10001 employees
Morgan Stanley

1585 broadway

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