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Morgan Stanley

Senior Business & Systems Analyst 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

Company Profile

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

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 modelling 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.

Institutional Securities Technology (IST)

Institutional Securities Technology (IST) is part of Technology. This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for a diverse set of businesses including Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition, IST provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups and company-wide divisions, such as Finance and Operations, post-trade functions within the Institutional Securities Group and standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Team Profile (Data Center of Excellence)

The Data Center of Excellence department is recruiting for an enthusiastic and delivery focused technical business/data analyst who will partner with other technology and business departments to develop and execute on a data strategy and deliver improvements to data quality.

The team vision is a multi-year effort to simplify firm's data architecture front-to-back with goals of reducing infrastructure and manpower costs, improving the ability to demonstrate control for data, empowering developers by providing consistent means of handling data and providing a platform to implement future change initiatives faster, cheaper and easier.

We are a relatively small, lean team of around 40 people, globally distributed between London, New York, Montreal and Shanghai and are engaged in a wide array of projects touching virtually every single vertical asset class and horizontal function within the Institutional Securities Technology and Corporate and Funding Technology groups.

Job Duties:

* Be embedded within any number of technology teams supporting different business lines or functions, with the goal of identifying and solving data quality issues by understanding and documenting their front-to-back architecture, processes and data flows, developing a roadmap for the evolution of that architecture and executing on the roadmap.
* Leverage strong technical focus and demonstrable experience of architecting technology solutions along with deep business knowledge in a particular area to realize tangible business benefits through adopting the data strategy and architecture principles.
* Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in both Technology and the Business outside your immediate area of expertise, and affect real change in both business process and technical architecture.
* Design, development and delivery of computer applications for business units like Collateral, Liquidity & Treasury, Finance, Commodities, Firm Risk, Loans, Sales and Trading, Operations.
* Be resilient to setbacks and relentless in the pursuit of the real strategic solutions for complex business problems
* Additional responsibilities will be to engage in a number of division-wide front-to-back business problems, understand and document the impact, and propose and gain support for solutions
* The role offers many opportunities to build a wide and diverse network and have a broad and deep impact across departments.

Requirements:

* Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Computational Mathematics or a related field, and six-eighth (6-8 ) years of relevant experience developing applications for a global financial services institution; or Bachelor's degree in same fields and ten (10 ) years of relevant experience.
* Excellent track record of business analysis, application product development and delivery of complex global projects in Financial services domain
* Excellent communication and problem solving skills
* Project and Program management experience
* Ability to work with senior stakeholders, bringing different teams together to execute on a plan towards a common goal.
* Experience with Agile Software Development Lifecycle methodology and related tooling. For example - Agile plug-ins for JIRA, Scrum and Product backlog management, BDD using tools like JBehave or Cucumber etc.
* Demonstrable experience in utilizing strong business and technology skills to solve data-centric business problems

Data Skills

* Experience in working with Business and Technology departments to develop and execute on a data strategy, data architecture to solve data quality issues, eliminate data redundancy and streamline front to back data flows.
* Demonstrated knowledge and skills in enterprise data management, data governance, data quality principles & methodologies.
* Experience with data-centric tools and technologies around Data Lineage, Dictionaries, common data access APIs, golden source identification / master data management, ontology/taxonomy development, Data DevOps, Metadata management.

Desired Skills:

* Experience with curating, organizing and classifying the data with appropriate concept models and developing taxonomies and/or ontologies in RDF/OWL or other formal knowledge representation systems.

Business Knowledge/Skills:

* Experience working with various front-to-back groups like Sales and Trading, Quants, Operations, Finance, Treasury, Settlements, Documentation/Confirmations, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Collateral and Margins; and understanding of data-centric issues that these groups face and possible solutions.
* Understanding of various front, middle and back office functions including but not limited to Pricing, Trade Capture, RFQ, Position, Risk and PnL Management, physical settlement, various Lifecycle events (Unwind, Upsize, Redemption, Retirement, Autocall, Novations, Corporate Actions)
* Excellent understanding of Equity Structured Products, OTC Derivatives and Swaps- Pre-trade and trade capture functions as well as front-to-back Lifecycle management.

Desired Skills:

* Experience with front to back functions across multiple asset classes Equity, Fixed Income, Commodities, FX, Credit etc.

Technology Skills:

* Experience in designing and delivering computer applications via established software development lifecycle models like Agile; with a good understanding of all phases in the lifecycle.
* Technical background with emphasis on data architecture and data flows.
* Experience with SQL for Sybase/DB2 databases

Desired Skills:

* Experience with analysis, design, development and support of multi-tier desktop or server side distributed applications written using technologies like Java, C#, Perl, Python, Sybase/DB2, and Object Oriented Programming principles.

Company Profile

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

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 modelling 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.

Institutional Securities Technology (IST)

Institutional Securities Technology (IST) is part of Technology. This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for a diverse set of businesses including Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition, IST provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups and company-wide divisions, such as Finance and Operations, post-trade functions within the Institutional Securities Group and standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm's businesses.

Team Profile (Data Center of Excellence)

The Data Center of Excellence department is recruiting for an enthusiastic and delivery focused technical business/data analyst who will partner with other technology and business departments to develop and execute on a data strategy and deliver improvements to data quality.

The team vision is a multi-year effort to simplify firm's data architecture front-to-back with goals of reducing infrastructure and manpower costs, improving the ability to demonstrate control for data, empowering developers by providing consistent means of handling data and providing a platform to implement future change initiatives faster, cheaper and easier.

We are a relatively small, lean team of around 40 people, globally distributed between London, New York, Montreal and Shanghai and are engaged in a wide array of projects touching virtually every single vertical asset class and horizontal function within the Institutional Securities Technology and Corporate and Funding Technology groups.

Job Duties:

* Be embedded within any number of technology teams supporting different business lines or functions, with the goal of identifying and solving data quality issues by understanding and documenting their front-to-back architecture, processes and data flows, developing a roadmap for the evolution of that architecture and executing on the roadmap.
* Leverage strong technical focus and demonstrable experience of architecting technology solutions along with deep business knowledge in a particular area to realize tangible business benefits through adopting the data strategy and architecture principles.
* Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in both Technology and the Business outside your immediate area of expertise, and affect real change in both business process and technical architecture.
* Design, development and delivery of computer applications for business units like Collateral, Liquidity & Treasury, Finance, Commodities, Firm Risk, Loans, Sales and Trading, Operations.
* Be resilient to setbacks and relentless in the pursuit of the real strategic solutions for complex business problems
* Additional responsibilities will be to engage in a number of division-wide front-to-back business problems, understand and document the impact, and propose and gain support for solutions
* The role offers many opportunities to build a wide and diverse network and have a broad and deep impact across departments.

Requirements:

* Master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Computational Mathematics or a related field, and six-eighth (6-8 ) years of relevant experience developing applications for a global financial services institution; or Bachelor's degree in same fields and ten (10 ) years of relevant experience.
* Excellent track record of business analysis, application product development and delivery of complex global projects in Financial services domain
* Excellent communication and problem solving skills
* Project and Program management experience
* Ability to work with senior stakeholders, bringing different teams together to execute on a plan towards a common goal.
* Experience with Agile Software Development Lifecycle methodology and related tooling. For example - Agile plug-ins for JIRA, Scrum and Product backlog management, BDD using tools like JBehave or Cucumber etc.
* Demonstrable experience in utilizing strong business and technology skills to solve data-centric business problems

Data Skills

* Experience in working with Business and Technology departments to develop and execute on a data strategy, data architecture to solve data quality issues, eliminate data redundancy and streamline front to back data flows.
* Demonstrated knowledge and skills in enterprise data management, data governance, data quality principles & methodologies.
* Experience with data-centric tools and technologies around Data Lineage, Dictionaries, common data access APIs, golden source identification / master data management, ontology/taxonomy development, Data DevOps, Metadata management.

Desired Skills:

* Experience with curating, organizing and classifying the data with appropriate concept models and developing taxonomies and/or ontologies in RDF/OWL or other formal knowledge representation systems.

Business Knowledge/Skills:

* Experience working with various front-to-back groups like Sales and Trading, Quants, Operations, Finance, Treasury, Settlements, Documentation/Confirmations, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Collateral and Margins; and understanding of data-centric issues that these groups face and possible solutions.
* Understanding of various front, middle and back office functions including but not limited to Pricing, Trade Capture, RFQ, Position, Risk and PnL Management, physical settlement, various Lifecycle events (Unwind, Upsize, Redemption, Retirement, Autocall, Novations, Corporate Actions)
* Excellent understanding of Equity Structured Products, OTC Derivatives and Swaps- Pre-trade and trade capture functions as well as front-to-back Lifecycle management.

Desired Skills:

* Experience with front to back functions across multiple asset classes Equity, Fixed Income, Commodities, FX, Credit etc.

Technology Skills:

* Experience in designing and delivering computer applications via established software development lifecycle models like Agile; with a good understanding of all phases in the lifecycle.
* Technical background with emphasis on data architecture and data flows.
* Experience with SQL for Sybase/DB2 databases

Desired Skills:

* Experience with analysis, design, development and support of multi-tier desktop or server side distributed applications written using technologies like Java, C#, Perl, Python, Sybase/DB2, and Object Oriented Programming principles.

About Morgan Stanley

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

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