Big Data for Reliability Engineering

MorganStanley (Montreal QC, Canada) 28 days ago

Posting Date: Apr 13, 2021

Primary Location: Americas-Canada-Quebec-Montreal

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Bachelor%27s Degree

Job: Production Management and Operational Support

Full Time

We offer:

- To work with some of the best professionals in the business - for a firm that values individual intellect as much as teamwork

- State-of-the-art offices that are designed to maximize collaboration

- Flexible working arrangements

- Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement

- An environment which is leveraging technology to its highest potential

Team Profile:

Corporate and Funding Technology is comprised of three primary areas: Operations & Risk, Corporate and Client Financing.

- Operations & Risk helps the Firm’s businesses while maintaining a strong risk profile. The group includes Operations, Funding, Finance and Risk Technology.

- Corporate improves our operating environment and is made up of Legal, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Digital & Corporate Communications and Human Resources Technology groups.

- Client Financing platforms provide technology and service to our hedge fund and Asia high-net-worth clients. Groups include Prime Brokerage, Private Wealth Management Asia and Counterparty Risk Technology.


Systems Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a production-oriented discipline focused on improving service availability, observability, scalability, performance, and efficiency for technology products in Morgan Stanley. Our core infrastructure processes hundreds of millions of transactions and we serve more than a trillion dollars of assets daily. If this scale resonates with you, come join us. 

We would like to talk to you if you:  

- Are interested in distributed systems and working with high scale services. 

- Like to work in a fast-moving environment and you are not afraid to change things to make them better. 

- Enjoy new technological challenges and solving hard problems. 

- Believe that a team working well together is truly smarter than the single smartest person on that team. 

- Aspire to grow as a person, as a teammate, and from an engineering standpoint. 

- Have grit, drive and a deep feeling of ownership.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- You will work closely with support/development teams to design, build, and maintain systems

- You will troubleshoot issues across the entire stack: hardware, software, application and network.

- You will identify and drive opportunities to improve automation for the company; scope and create automation for deployment, management and visibility of our services.

- Represent the SRE organization in design reviews and operational readiness exercises for new and existing services.

- Participate in on-call rotation and periodic conference calls with other specialists from other time zones.

- Helping design and implement telemetry and statistics gathering in order to locate areas of the plant where effort needs to be focused in order to make improvements.

Required Skills:

- Background in Computer Science, equivalent to a B.Sc. Equivalent, or practical experience is a reasonable substitute.

- 5 plus years of experience in a similar role

- Linux/Unix

- Automation-related experience using one of the following scripting languages: Python or Perl

- Shell scripting

- Network and Storage: protocols, infrastructure and configuration

- Awareness of, and ability to reason about modern software & systems architectures, including load-balancing, queueing, caching, distributed systems failure modes, micro services, Cloud, etc.

Desired Skills:

- Jenkins, TeamCity, Git, Maven

- Splunk, AppDynamics

- Data science knowledge such as pandas, parquet, numpy, scikit-learn, Spark and Dask

- Practical experience running large scale online systems

About us:

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. At Morgan Stanley Montreal, we are shaping the future of our global business and contributing to our local community. Our team works across numerous areas.

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.

Knowledge of French and English is required.

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