Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#7667

Technology - Securities Lending Technical Lead (Java/Scala Developer) - Hong Kong

Morgan Stanley


The Morgan Stanley Securities Lending desk is an industry leader and its technology team is looking for a talented team lead to work on a high performance trading solution. Candidate must have a desire to take full ownership of every aspect of the SDLC on assigned deliverables, from requirements and analysis through testing and deployment. Candidate must be a hands on developer in Java/Scala. They will be expected to work closely with the securities lending trading desk to gather requirements, innovate and architect solutions, and manage a functionally aligned team. Strong communication skills are a must as this role will entail heavy stakeholder interaction with the trading business.

The application provides traders with a sophisticated suite of decision and analytic functions, allowing them to manage and process a large number of needs and execute high volumes of transactions. The environment is fast-paced and business-focused. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of programming experience in Java and/or functional programming with Scala, with good analytical and communication skills. Familiarity with event-driven systems are a must. The selected candidate will interact closely with our trading desk globally so strong written and verbal skills are required.


Candidate must be proficient in Java and/or Scala

Additional Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • 5+ years? experience in systems development
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Relational database design and SQL
  • Building event-driven, high-performance, low-latency applications in a multi-tiered architecture
  • Multithreaded programming
  • Experience in the finance industry, ideally a trading or related business

Skills Desired:

  • Web technologies including HTML5, AngularJS, and d3js
  • Unix (Linux)
  • Perl or Python
  • Knowledge of Securities Finance (Securities Lending, Secured Funding, Prime Services)
  • Machine Learning
  • Apache Kafka 

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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#7667
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree