Java Developer Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Morgan Stanley

Title: Java Developer

Company: Morgan Stanley

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Finance

Job Level



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.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Team Profile:

The Commodities Technology Group is responsible for delivering front-to-back technology solutions for the Global Commodities Business, covering Listed and OTC trading in Power, Gas, Oil and Metals. We focus on problem-solving and delivering best-in-class technology in a collaborative, dynamic work environment where innovation is encouraged. Our team has members in New York, London, Budapest, Shanghai and Montreal, with frequent collaboration across regions.


Primary Responsibilities:

We are seeking a hands-on Java developer to work on in-house systems used by the commodities trading desks.

The role will involve:

Extending our front-office trade booking and risk systems to provide new features to facilitate business growth.

Modernising our systems to keep up-to-date with new technology and development practices.

Other development projects on commodities front-office systems as required.

The candidate will work closely with other members of the Technology division and end users (traders, quants, operations & finance), locally and globally, following agile development practices.

The candidate will be responsible for full SDLC including understanding technology requirements, developing, building, testing, and deploying code to production; as well as providing 3rd level support, working with the front-line production management team.

Skills required (essential):

Java development experience on a large-scale system, ideally working directly with users.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills.

Strong track record of delivery.

Skills desired:

Relational database skills (SQL, Sybase, DB2).

Python, C# and/or C++ development skills.

Experience working in a trading or other financial services company.

Knowledge of Linux/Unix environments.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.


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