Opening with Morgan Stanley - Mumbai

This is Anjali here from Initia Career Consultants. We are having requirements for our client Morgan Stanley (

Position Title :
IED Mumbai, Equities (Minerva) – core C++ server side developer
Job Level : Associate / Sr Associate
Job Location :
India - Mumbai
Years of experience : 4+ years
Education : Bachelors Degree

About MSAS :
Morgan Stanley is one of the best known names in financial services: a leader in connecting people, ideas and capital to help our clients achieve their financial aspirations. The 50,000+ people of Morgan Stanley represent over 120 nationalities and speak 90 languages; they work in 600 offices in 28 countries. Morgan Stanley Advantage Services (MSAS) has been set up in Mumbai to support the breadth of Morgan Stanley's institutional securities business worldwide. Operating since September 2003, MSAS is a wholly owned Morgan Stanley company. The equities technology group is responsible for developing systems and tools for the equities division of Morgan Stanley. These enable the business unit to maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace. It allows them to meet the needs of their clients more efficiently and accurately and to take advantage of short lived opportunities that may arise. MSAS IT collaborates with teams in New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo to develop leading edge proprietary software to support business-critical functions.
Minerva is the engine that handles equity swaps order flow. Swaps allow clients to trade simple to complex products across global markets with Morgan Stanley while abstracting away many of the complexities and restrictions of global market and also providing convenient financing and stock lending options. The Minerva system provides the firm a way to take a risk-neutral position by hedging the client position with the underlying asset in a real time manner. It is a C++ application used to create a firm hedge order given an incoming client order. This proprietary order is then traded on an exchange or sent to a trading engine. We build world class trading systems and want a new team member who shares in that goal.

Role Description :
We are looking for a developer who wants to develop a wide range of systems; from Hedging engines to Allocation systems.
He/She will be involved in the project from beginning to end, taking part in all levels of ongoing system development: requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, testing and deployment. As an initial task, you will be responsible for the ongoing development of Swaps hedging.
We are looking for a hardcore, hands on C++ developer.
He/she should however be able to work with multiple tools and languages to the extent possible.

Skills Required :
• Advanced C++ programming. Should be comfortable with pointers, data structures and OOP.
• Some exposure to templates, libraries such as stl & boost, multi threading and asynchronous concepts.
• Some exposure to complex frameworks and distributed environments.
• Preferably should be from a unix/linux leaning but a windows background will also work. You preferably be aware of OS internals.
• Familiarity with full life-cycle software development in a distributed team environment.
• Good communication skills

Good to have :
• Some exposure to the financial services industry is a plus.
• Awareness of finance related protocols and technologies like real time market data, FIX protocol.
• Perl, SOAP, XML
• Some Java exposure

This is a permanent position based in Mumbai. Salary is open. Kindly mail us your latest resume alongwith all your contact details if you are interested in the above profile.

Also do kindly forward this mail to your friends so that if interested they can email us their resumes.

Warm regards,

Anjali Arjun
Initia Career Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Web :
Direct : +91-22-40566502
Board : +91-22-40566566

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