Posting Date

Feb 15, 2018

Primary Location

Europe, Middle East, Africa-Hungary-Budapest-Budapest Bachelor's Degree


Development Full Time Associate


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.


We are looking for a Python developer to join a small team that looks after several dynamic programming languages. Python is used widely in a great variety of ways at the firm. Supporting Python developers is an important part of the work, dealing with problems that can be very varied.


There are also a number of in house Python modules, that need to be developed and subsequently maintained. Maintenance of modules is exacting work, as a large number of critical systems depend on them, so use of testing frameworks and source control is a must. Git and Perforce is used for source control.


Python is installed centrally at Morgan Stanley in a global filesystem, accessible from all machines. This supports several different platforms, currently Linux and Windows, as well as a smaller amount of Solaris. Several main versions are maintained in parallel and many modules for each Python are installed. These modules are installed in multiple versions as well, in such a way that a developer can choose which version of Python to use with which versions of modules.


We need someone who can maintain the internally developed system used for automating the importing of python packages, and dealing with exceptions when they occur. This system is likely to evolve to wider use though the firm including supporting data scientists.


Team Profile
The team is part of the EAI group, which supports developers in all programming languages across the firm. The dynamic languages group looks after Python, Perl and , R. The group occasionally offers training in these languages, mostly to guide developers in firm specific approaches.


Primary Responsibilities
- Help developers with Python related problems
- You would be ultimate point of python escalation and knowledge internally
- Develop Python modules for internal use
- Do root-cause analysis on issues, down to Python core and C issues
- Help with technical problems with installing modules from open source


Skills required
- Python knowledge: OO. Makefile. Strong Unix skills
- proficient in English, good in communication, dealing with both simple and complex queries, time and project management
At least several of:
- Advanced Python knowledge,
- C/C++,
- SCM (Perforce/Git)
- Windows developer skillset (nmake/vc)


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

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