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.
Technology – a Key Driver of our Business
The mission of Technology is to provide a highly reliable and commercial technology platform, which supports the Firm's strategy, delivered by an innovative, world-class team of professionals.
Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world’s leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex and dynamic financial markets. At Morgan Stanley some of the world’s top technologists drive our business forward. They sit side-by- side with our traders, bankers and investment management professionals, to explore how advanced technology can help us set new standards for excellence in the financial world. Join a company where you have a chance to create change as a technologist!
- Morgan Stanley has one of the world’s largest Scala codebases in production. We have a long partnership with Lightbend on many project past and present including Macros, Async, Slick, Zinc and Compiler performance
- Every year our Global Tech Expo brings together more than 5,000 employees to experience innovative products and enhancements the Firm is unveiling around the globe
- Morgan Stanley is connecting business leaders and tech innovators to solve the Firm’s biggest challenges in; Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Data & Analytics, Cloud, Automation, Quantum Computing, Fintech / Blockchain, Social & Mobile, Virtual Reality & Gamification and Cyber.
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.
Keynote: Conveying the Power of Abstraction
Featuring Dr Eugenia Cheng
Abstract mathematics is sometimes thought of being very far removed from real life, perhaps something that people think about with their head in the clouds as opposed to the sort of applied maths and science do when people are thinking about "reality". And yet, many of you who work in...abstract-mathematics abstraction scalax functional-programming haskell scala
Monad I Love You Now Get Out of My Type System
Featuring Gjeta Gjyshinca and James Belsey
Functional programming has features such as presumed immutability and a declarative nature. With the rise of multicore machines and the growth in multi-threaded programming, it's natural for functional programming to increase in prominence. However non-functional programming languages and...scala scalax functional-programming
Connecting the Dots With (Distributed) Tracing
Featuring Petra Bierleutgeb
In microservice-oriented, asynchronous and often event-driven systems, looking at traditional log files only gives a glimpse of the whole story. In such systems, and even within a single service, tracing and correlated logs are important tools to maintain the ability to comprehend logical flows...tracing event-driven distributed-systems microservices scala scalax
Meetings With Remarkable Trees
Featuring Bodil Stokke
Everybody knows the classic cons list. Clojeurs brag about their bitmapped vector tries. Haskell weenies took it up a notch with their impossible finger trees. Rustaceans turned back the clock and gave us simple arrays again.scala scalax functional-programming rrb
Introduction to Kafka Streaming
Featuring Lindsey Dew and Omnia Ibrahim
The last few years we've witnessed the rise of data-driven projects, with Apache Kafka leading the charge for streaming big volumes of data.
In this session Omnia and Lindsey will introduce you to Kafka Streams. They will be sharing with you Scala code examples, demonstrations of use-cases...scala kafka streaming bigdata
Back to Basics aka 'When to Break Rules'
Featuring Rory Graves
Best practices always comes as snippets of advice. Nowadays you are told to be 'functional', 'immutable', 'pure', and 'reactive'. To really understand these buzzwords you need to go back to basics.scala reactive scalax functional-programming
Cobind and Chill
Featuring Danielle Ashley
Recently the comonad has been getting several mentions, although real-world applications are less common than for the monad. One example often cited is to use comonads to do signal processing. But what does it mean in practice?scala functional electronics low-level signals scalax
Lightning Talk: N Features that Scala Should Steal From Other Languages
Featuring Chris Birchall
If you want Scala to evolve in a healthy manner, you should keep an eye on the state of the art in other modern languages. Let's re-use their good ideas and avoid reinventing wheels.
In this talk Chris will share with you some interesting features and ideas he's found in other languages,...scala scalax ml rust idris haskell
Validating Big Data Jobs - Stopping Failures before Production (w/ Spark, BEAM, & friends!)
Featuring Holden Karau
As big data jobs move from the proof-of-concept phase into powering real production services, you will need to consider what will happen when everything eventually goes wrong (such as recommending inappropriate products or other decisions taken on bad data).scala scalax big-data apache-beam apache-spark