Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, team work and giving back.


The Technology division partners with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.

Our sizeable investment in technology results in leading-edge tools, software, and systems. Our insights, applications, and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients’ businesses-and to our own.

Institutional Securities Technology (IST) develops and oversees the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional businesses and enterprise-wide functions. Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research and Global Capital Markets.

Position Description:

Morgan Stanley is seeking a collaborative, hands-on Python subject matter expert to help build out its global data science environment for quants, sales & trading. This is a rapidly growing and high-priority area, and the growth in users and use-cases has warranted the investment from the business to expand the team in Montreal, who is in need of a technical lead. You will work closely with quants and traders on multiple trading desks to design, develop, deploy and support the innovative data science environment that utilizes the latest Python ecosystem. You will work within a global team in an agile environment, so strong communications skills are very important.


Skilled required:

– Subject matter expert level knowledge of Python
– Experience developing & designing data-driven systems in Python
– Knowledge of Python data engineering stack including libraries such as Flask / Numpy / Pandas / Dask / Plotly/ Jupyter
– Python unit testing
– Scheduling (Airflow / Luigi)
– Knowledge of Linux

Nice to have:

– Familiarity with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure.
– Open source technologies; Git, Apache Kafka, Apache Parquet.
– Full stack HTML5 Web development experience
– KDB knowledge or experience with another high-performance timeseries database
– Experience with financial concepts such as equities / fixed income / options / futures

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:
*Video dated October 2019.

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