Structured Rates Desk Strat – Senior Vice President

London, UK
Not disclosed
20 Apr 2021
21 Apr 2021
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Structured Rates Desk Strat – Senior Vice President [External]

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.

Department Profile:

The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader across a broad range of commodities markets, with expertise in areas including client risk management, financing solutions and investor products Sales & Trading

From the largest global institutions to innovative new hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instruments including stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange, and commodities. Our professionals provide liquidity and content to clients around the world, actively assessing and managing risk, trading securities, and planning and executing transactions in the fast-changing markets. As the needs of our clients become increasingly complex, we often develop customized solutions.

Role Overview:

The London Structured Rates Strat team is seeking a Quantitative Analyst at Vice President to Executive Director Level in London, with pricing / modelling experience of interest rate option and exotic products.

The candidate is expected to provide quantitative support to the LN Structured Rates trading business, assisting with pricing, risk management and any ad-hoc investigations that arise. The candidate will work closely with other Macro Strat teams globally and is expected to contribute with new pricing and modelling ideas and technical expertise.

Excellent communication and consensus building skills are needed to translate front office business needs into clear, achievable deliverables by both strategist and technology teams.


Skills required:

  • In-depth understanding of quantitative modelling, valuation and market behaviour of interest rates and exotic products
  • Some knowledge of credit hybrids and structured notes is useful
  • Advanced degree in Mathematics, Physics or a similar quantitative field
  • Strong programming skills. Experience in C++ and/or Scala is highly desirable, and experience in Python is useful.
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Experience of working with, and managing deliverables of, business partners such as Technology and Finance is helpful

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise 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.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.

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