Company : Morgan Stanley
Location : Mumbai
Experience : 2 – 7 yrs.
Morgan Stanley?s Equity Derivatives business is driving an aggressive program of change, which is seeing the implementation of a new global processing platform for Vanilla and Exotic Structured OTC Derivatives, encompassing pre-trade pricing, workflow, trade capture, lifecycle processing, affirmation, confirmation, collateral management and settlement.
The Quality Assurance and Production Management division providing QA services to the Equity Derivative Business is seeking a qualified and experienced QA manager to oversee the Testing and Assurance functions for the Equity Derivatives business area.
The Candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in a similar function, within the Investment Banking industry. The candidate is required to manageTesting/QA functions within the group and to liaise with other teams to ensure a known high quality of software is released to production. The majority of the team is based with an offshore vendor, with core functions available being based in London/Mumbai .
The role requires the candidate to perform the following activities : –
? Exercise sound judgment and decision making
? Be able to liaise with a diverse client and stakeholder base ?support to desk, operations to analysts
? Act as a QA lead and also act as the technical and methods leader for the team to ensure higher standards of testing and QA
? Become the stakeholder contact point for the applications, in respect of questions on QA functions
? Liaise with other groups and act to improve testing/function/business understanding within the group
? Review of issue and release criticality and perform signoff activities on behalf of the division
? Lead and understand the environment issues affecting the group and be able to liaise with other groups to resolve them
This role represents an excellent opportunity to learn an exciting and complex business area.
The successful candidate will be commercially focused, have excellent communication skills, will be able to demonstrate a strong delivery track record, and will be capable of pragmatically balancing time to market against future-proofed technologies and design.
The successful candidate will have a First or Upper Second Class degree in Computer Science or similar. Equity Derivatives Product Knowledge is not a pre-requisite, although it is advantageous.
Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With more than 600 offices in 33 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. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
– Must be able to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing business and technical environment.
– Investment Banking Front Office Testing
– Use and management of issue tracking and planning tools to be able to assure quality to the stakeholders.
– Good verbal & written skills.
– Proven ability to work in a highly pressured environment.
Degree in a numerate or IT related subject
– Equity Derivatives domain knowledge
– Multiple Test methods, Defect Arbitrage and test planning
– Test automation methods, tools and approaches
– Continuous Integration toolsJenkins
– Familiar with code management tools such as perforce.
Reference : fresherstask.com