Developer - C++ | Morgan Stanley New York, US

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Morgan Stanley is a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. 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.
We are seeking a C++ Unix Developer with a minimum 5 years’ experience to join an established development team that writes, maintains and supports (Level 3) a mortgage trading desk. We supply the mortgage traders with analytics (grid computing), real-time pricing, trade capture, position and P&L services, real-time risk and overnight risk. We also supply their Operations staff with a mortgage pool allocation system. The opening is strictly a programming position and requires code creation, enhancement and correction on a daily basis with instruction from teammates or from the trading desk itself. We meet with the head trader weekly to make sure we are in-step with the desk’s priorities. Though we are looking for a strong object oriented C++ developer there are opportunities in the position to program in C#, Perl, Sybase and Java. The team is based in New York and has members in Montreal, Budapest and Bengaluru; the team meets weekly by video/conference call to discuss projects and issues around projects. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in finance and technology as it touches many of the front-office processes that trading desks depend on.
Skills required:
- Strong C++ skills on Unix platform.
- Object-oriented patterns/techniques.
- Exposure to multithreaded/conc urrent programming.
- Relational database experience is also a must.
Skills Desired:
- C# programming or the ability to pick it up.
- Knowledge of Unix/Linux and/or Windows from developer's perspective.
- Good communication skills...
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