MSET- Quant Product Manager- Associate/Vice President

Morgan Stanley
New York, USA
May 06, 2022
May 20, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
MSET Quant Product Manager
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work as Product Manager on the Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) desk. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive candidates who have strong and genuine interests quantitative electronic trading, with good analytical skills and will always strive for excellence. At the same time, the candidate must be a team player, able to work effectively and collaborate with colleagues across the firm.

Qualified candidates have a strong background in electronic trading, business analysis, technical writing, and cross-team coordination and communication. The successful candidate must be able to understand complex client trading scenarios, data rules and logic, manage numerous simultaneous projects, and be an active contributor to strategic and technical discussions.

This is an opportunity to be part of fast-moving and growing business producing innovative technology focused trading solutions, while interfacing with Morgan Stanley's clients and technology teams.

MSET Product Manager Responsibilities:
The primary role for this position is to ensure that the MSET Quant client offering is appropriately managed from a platform, client on boarding and trading risk perspective. This will require working with peers globally to effectively manage the Quant platforms, including co-location, Speedway technology stack, order routing, swap position management and low latency FIX implementations that MSET use to facilitate client flow. The role responsibilities can be decomposed as follows:
  • Understand the client investment decision (and associated work flow) and create risk controlled services that meet the client objectives.
  • Prioritization and coordination of all aspects of the agency Quant execution platform, including acting in liaison with various technology, risk management, compliance and operations teams
  • Understanding trading behavior changes required in response to market structure changes and special market events
  • Enforce procedures covering risk checks, limits management, release of orders into the market
  • Revise and maintain risk management procedures with global collaboration
  • Work with other Product Managers within MSET and others desks in IED and contribute towards MSET business initiatives in his/her product space

MSET Product Manager Skills:
At least 3 years relevant experience in electronic trading on multi asset classes (Equities, Derivatives and Swaps), with focus on quant trading activity
  • Knowledge of co-location technology and low level network transport protocols
  • Experience analyzing high volume network traffic using big data tools
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance landscape
  • Professional functional specification, use case, process flow diagram and product documentation writing
  • Ability to successfully manage and prioritize numerous simultaneous large projects, small tasks and ad-hoc requests
  • Ability to work independently and to drive projects to completion, while proactively ensuring project teams and relevant stakeholders are kept up to date and expectations properly managed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to succinctly articulate complex concepts
  • Strong client facing communication skills and an ability to disseminate complex information clearly
  • Effective time management, relationship management, negotiation and prioritization skills

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