Job Level Associate Description 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. Technology 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 businessesand 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. We are also responsible for Pioneer and Application Infrastructure groups that look to develop foundational strategies, tools and technologies that are leveraged across Technology, as well as standardized data and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm’s businesses. Position Description Technology is the key differentiator that ensures that we manage our global businesses and serve clients on a market-leading platform that is resilient, safe, efficient, smart, fast and flexible. Technology redefines how we do business in global, complex and dynamic financial markets. We have a large number of award winning technology platforms that help to propel our Firms businesses to be the top in the market. We have built strong techno-functional teams which partner with our offices globally taking global ownership of systems and products. We have a vibrant and diverse mix of technologists working on different technologies and functional domains. There is a large focus on innovation, inclusion, giving back to the community and sharing knowledge. FIDCOM trade lifecycle is a fast-moving global front office development group that works closely with the trading / sales desk, Strats and Operations teams. Within it the FXOptions Trade Lifecycle team support the continued expansion of the vanilla and exotic trading for FxOptions businesses by growing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of applications encompassing pre-trade and trade workflow, trade capture, lifecycle, affirmation, confirmation, sales, risk & PnL, collateral management and settlements. These functionalities use proprietary stack of applications that span multiple technologies written in Java, C , XML/Message Job Responsibilities The team is looking for individuals with strong analytical and problem-solving skills who are keen to learn about our business and apply their expertise to solve complex business problems. Candidates should possess the ability to program in Java and skills to work collaboratively across various Fx development teams as well as with Sales, Trading desk, Operations and Finance users, all who are spread globally across Montreal, New York, London and Asia, to analyze requirements and deliver high quality solutions. Qualifications Required Skills – Strong Java development skills – XML, RDBMS and SQL knowledge – Solid understanding on OO design principles – Good analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills – Ability to multi-task and have interest to understand business client needs Desired skills – Minimum Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field – Financial background – Linus/unix shell scripting, C and/or scala Knowledge of French and English is required.