New York, NY

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Pay Rate

Senior User Interface Lead

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.


Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

MS Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology is the global technology department responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of the technical solutions behind the products and services used by the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) business. The department is comprised of 10 organizations: Sales, Banking & Corporate-Client Technology, Investment Products & Markets Technology, Client Reporting, Core Processing, Private and International Wealth Management Technology, Technology Integration Office, Enterprise Infrastructure & Production Management, Capital Markets Application & Data Services, Deployment Planning & Release Management, and the Chief Operating Office. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology works with large scale databases such as DB2 and SQL Server, proprietary and non-proprietary messaging software, a broad variety of vendor products, numerous financial exchanges and regulatory entities, and programming languages ranging from .Net and Java to JavaScript.

Position Description

The position is within the Branch and Client Servicing group within the Field and Client Facing Practice Area in Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM). The Center of Competence for workflow platform is responsible for the delivery of the centralized workflow dashboard which hosts every workflow on the platform. To that end, we are seeking a senior UI technology specialist to join our group. This position offers a very unique opportunity to work in a highly visible area and gain an in-depth understanding of the MS wealth management business by interfacing with numerous business and technical areas across the organization. The candidate must demonstrate strong skills in client side development and must also have strong communication and interpersonal skills to work very closely with team members in Mumbai and New York throughout the entire software development lifecycle.

Required Skills

Hard skills:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline, preferably computer science or software development

At least 5 years of experience in leading developers and delivering a product

At least 10 years of experience in designing and implementing large scale enterprise applications (discover, design, implement and optimize)

At least 7 years of experience in Front End Development using JavaScript

Object Oriented Design and development experience with Java/J2EE

Strong knowledge of Front End web development in JavaScript and exceptional debugging skills.

Strong knowledge of Angular 2.0, JS framework.

Experience developing end to end solution on a large scale enterprise application using Angular 2.0+ JS.

Strong knowledge of REACT JS framework.

Experience with other JS libraries and frameworks a plus (ex. Bootstrap, JQuery, etc.).

Understanding of HTML5.

Understanding of CSS3 and responsive design concepts.

Develop software that is modular, scalable, stable and optimized.

Used Caching Frameworks

Strong understanding of full stack

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Soft skills:

Experience developing in an Agile environment.

Cultivate subject matter expertise with Angular 1.0/2.0 JS.

Mentor team members around software development and architectural best practices.

Work with teams across multiple areas to drive automation, establish software standards, service modularity, code reuse, testing and deployment management of services.

This individual should have good analytical skills, demonstrated capability of distilling details from complex business requirements into accurate and precisely specified functional, technical specifications and use cases capable of interpretation by both technical and non-technical readers. Must have the ability to maintain deliverables to schedule, ability to adapt to changes in requirements and priorities, be a self-starter, show initiative, ability to work on multiple projects at the same time prioritizing as appropriate. Act in a coordination role with business users, internal and external application development teams, DBA, and Q/A groups. They will interact with technical and support teams to assist in prototyping, design and planning of test cases. Be able to apply business judgment to create solid business practices, methodologies as well as recommendations and procedures.

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