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IED, Quantitative Investment Strategist (QIS), Associate / Vice President

Job at Morgan Stanley in Greater London, WC2N

IED, Quantitative Investment Strategist (QIS), Associate / Vice President Job Number: 3207528Posting Date: May 5, 2022Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-LondonJob: Investment Banking/Sales/Trading/ResearchEmployment Type: Full TimeJob Level: Vice President DescriptionCompany 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. Description: The strat team is focused on delivering the platform that allows Morgan Stanley to continue to grow its dynamic index business. Key responsibilities in this space include implementing strategies, develop and enhance the platform and infrastructure for strategy calculations, provision of research platform and assist with strategy development and backtesting, risk management and client reporting. This will allow the firm to take advantage of market opportunities and drive revenue. The key requirement is strong problem solving skills on practical problems, along with strong mathematical and programming background and knowledge in financial market and instruments. Responsibilities: - Your role will involve all aspects of the platform and implementation cycle of dynamic index business including gathering requirements, analysis of existing systems/functionality, design and implementation, all the way through to production roll out and subsequent support. - You will apply programming and quantitative analysis skills to implement strategies and provide solutions to the business requirements. You will be able to apply knowledge of the financial market and commonly traded financial instruments to be able to work on our strategies - You will work on the strategy implementation, backtesting platform, data analysis and integration with other systems in the firm in different programming languages - You will work closely with several global teams and interact with them closely to deliver result for the business. #LI-MW1 QualificationsRequired Skills: - Practical problem solving skills with good attention to details. - Experience on a QIS desk or Systematic Trading desk is a must - Cross-Asset experience is desired - Quantitative skills - Programming and algorithm design. Experience with Java (or compiled language) and/or Python programming language are mandatory. - Financial market and instruments Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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. #LI-MW1

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