Algorithmic IRS Trader – Associate, Vice President or Executive Director (Paris or London)

Paris, France
Not disclosed
26 Apr 2021
26 May 2021
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level


Algorithmic IRS Trader – Associate, Vice President or Executive Director (Paris or London)

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 Responsibilities:

  • Developing trading models, managing trading automatons
  • Managing the risks of having those executed trades on the books
  • Managing daily profit and loss reporting and PnL explain.
  • Price and execute client orders where appropriate.
  • Being able to navigate a large investment bank
  • Ability to provide thought leadership on the evolution of the business: shaping the sales organization, defining our electronic offering, prioritizing technology investments and implementing operational improvements, etc.

Skills required (essential):

  • Extensive experience in fixed income markets: swaps, bonds, futures and FX swaps
  • Experience in electronic trading
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge of Fixed Income products with a specialisation in electronic trading swaps, bonds, futures and FX swaps
  • Demonstrated ability of writing comprehensive trading colour and making presentations on trading ideas and strategies
  • Excellent networker who is comfortable liaising with clients, sales, and other traders.

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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