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.

Corporate and Funding Technology is comprised of three primary areas: Operations & Risk, Corporate and Client Financing.

– Operations & Risk helps the Firm’s businesses while maintaining a strong risk profile. The group includes Operations, Funding, Finance and Risk Technology.
– Corporate improves our operating environment and is made up of Legal, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Digital & Corporate Communications and Human Resources Technology groups.
– Client Financing platforms provide technology and service to our hedge fund and Asia high-net-worth clients. Groups include Prime Brokerage, Private Wealth Management Asia and Counterparty Risk Technology.

Position 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. We advise, originate, trade, manage and distribute capital for governments, institutions and individuals. 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.

Overview of Legal & Information Management

Morgan Stanley’s Legal & Information Management technology team is responsible for developing and supporting solutions to identify, classify and retrieve firm information.

The team is currently investing in semantic technologies (Ontologies, Knowledge Graph, Knowledge base, triple stores, NLP/NLU and machine learning) to perform these tasks, while still maintaining and developing more traditional applications.

We are looking for multiple developers to join our existing agile squads, which are developing Knowledge Graphs and Knowledge Bases, semantic search engines, classification assistants and data analytics dashboards.

Prior experience in the domains of ontologies and semantic modeling, triple stores management, natural language processing, and machine learning is a great plus, however, the ability and willingness to quickly master new technical and business concepts will be considered.

Most of the developments are done in Java, Angular, triple stores and use devops practices for continuous integration and testing. All candidates need to be proficient in Java and will contribute to design, implementation and testing of the solutions. Leadership and high responsibility positions are available based on the candidate experience and motivation.

The candidate will work in a fast-paced and innovative environment, among energetic and creative developers who are enthusiastic about learning and leveraging cutting edge technology to solve business challenges. They will need to embrace innovation and adapt to changing requirements and environment.

Responsibilities include:

– Design and implement business solution in agile squads
– Contribute to test automation and continuous integration
– Collaborate with other IT, QA and Production Management teams to ensure smooth end to end delivery
– Learn semantic technologies and other relevant skills for the job
– Abide by Tech & Data Policies and Procedures and SDLC/PLC requirements
– Depending on level of experience:
– Engage with business stakeholders on eliciting and scoping requirements
– Conceptualize strategic solutions to address those needs
– Participate to architecture of the developed systems

Qualifications:

Skills Required:

– 5+ years of hands on experience in the delivery and support of large-scale enterprise solutions
– Bachelors+ in Computer Science or a related field
– Java core (object oriented design, multi-threading, exception management, application logging)

Skills Desired :

– Java tools and frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring JPA, Hibernate, RESTful micro services)
– Agile experience (SCRUM, Kanban)
– UI development (Angular)
– Continuous integration (Maven, Gradle, Artifactory)
– Test automation (Cucumber, Selenium, Protractor)
– Relational databases and SQL

Nice to have :

– Application and database design skills
– Scrum Master or Product Owner experience
– Test Driven Development (TDD) or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) experience
– Triple stores usage(Marklogic, Stardog) and SPARQL
– Systems monitoring (Splunk, AppDynamics)
– Python Scripting

Knowledge of French and English is required.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential.

Spotlight on our Montreal Technology Centre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo5GaXpCwKs
*Video dated October 2019.

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