Software Developer 3124748
Morgan Stanley
Montréal, QC
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.

The role will be located at 700 Wellington, Suite 2000, Montreal, QC, H3C 3S4 and is a full-time role (40 hrs/week)


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) 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 as well as Operations, HR and Corporate Services.

Position Description

Morgan Stanley is seeking an experienced developer to join the Research Technology team. Research Technology is aggressively adopting agile methodologies delivering rapidly for various platforms. These platforms include data, research authoring, multi-channel distribution, advanced analytics, CRM and legal and compliance based systems. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated member participating in full life cycle software development using agile methodologies.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ability to approach development with modularity in mind to accommodate shifting priorities and the challenges associated with rapid prototyping and Agile methodologies.- Participate in sprint planning sessions, estimating stories. - Ability to independently deliver assignments using multiple technologies. Develop clean, quality code. Write unit test cases- Works well within diverse technology and other team’s large projects.

  • At least two years of experience with Collibra defining asset models, integrating with product APIs, workflows using Java.- At least two years of experience with developing financial systems with domain knowledge of Institutional research. - At least one year of experience with Morgan Stanley including expertise with MSJava is desired.- At least one year of experience with Big Data systems, Hadoop and related tools desired.- 2-5 years of experience in developing web UI using Angular, JavaScript, Typescript.- 2-5 years of experience in developing scalable Java multi-threaded applications using J2EE technologies, Spring and other open source products.- 2-5 years of experience writing unit test cases for using JUnit, mocking products and Karma/Jasmine- At least one year of experience in agile software development concepts and processes (e.g. scrum, Kanban etc.) developing full E2E user stories desired- Exceptional communication and ability to learn and adapt to new technologies - Critical thinking and decision making skills
Educational requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, mathematics or related

Salary and Benefits:
Salary offered: $70,000 to $85,000 per year

Benefits offered: A corporate medical, dental and life insurance as well as short-term and long-term disability insurance plans, 4 weeks of vacation per year, 6% RRSP matching up to an annual cap of $8,000.

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