Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firms 55,000 employees, located in 747 offices across 42 countries, serve clients including corporations, governments and individuals. 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, a strong team ethic and giving back to our communities. Morgan Stanley provides a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Division & Department Profile
The mission of the Global Technology division is to provide a highly reliable and commercial technology platform, which supports the Firms strategy, delivered by an innovative, world-class team of professionals. Technology & Information Risk (TIR) is part of the Global Technology organization and manages operational and technology related risks on behalf of the Firm. TIR’s mandate is to enable the Firm to manage its technology and data related risks through implementing proactive, comprehensive and consistent risk management practices across the Firm to protect the franchise while capturing business opportunities. The TIR team partners with the business by ensuring that Technology and Data understands how to manage escalate and monitor risk.
Morgan Stanleys state-of-the-art Cybersecurity Fusion Center (Fusion) is charged with orchestrating prevention, detection, and response to cyber events that threaten the Firms clients, assets, and reputation. Partnering with key stakeholders across Enterprise Technology & Risk and the Business Units, Fusion manages cyber events from detection through response to resolution, and serves as the Firms focal point for cyber communications and reporting. Fusing together information received externally from our partners and internally from our detection and analytics teams to enable rapid decision-making, Fusion is the cornerstone of the Firms agile and adaptive cyber defence strategy – enabling the Firm to rapidly align our defensive capabilities to adapt to changing adversary tactics.
The global Cyber Analytics team plays a critical role in the ability of the Fusion Center to detect the threats against the Morgan Stanley network. Our Singapore Cyber Analytics team members will contribute to the delivery of a suite of advanced external and internal monitoring capabilities to enable real time threat detection delivered to incident response teams, as well as customized dashboards featured on a Fusion Centers Ops Walls. These Walls providing situational awareness of the Firm?s technology assets, applications, and security controls to enable cyber teams to quickly detect any evidence of anomalous activity. We are currently building our Singapore Fusion team, to become an integral part of our follow the sun global team delivering state of the art cyber analytics capabilities.
Role Description/ Primary Responsibilities
The Cyber Analytics team requires a Research and Prototyping Analytic Developer to join our new Singapore team to assist in conducting advanced cyber detection and defence research, and developing prototype detection capabilities based on advanced adversary tradecraft. We are seeking a motivated self-starter with a blend of security and computer science skills to work across functional teams with the ultimate goal of producing capabilities that measurably improve Morgan Stanley’s cybersecurity posture and real-time awareness.
The ideal candidate is an inquisitive learner with a passion for security, data and analytics. The candidate must effectively collaborate with stakeholders from inception to completion of a capability, and should be able to collaborate well in a team environment in which other members of the team come from a diverse array of skill sets.
The global Fusion Center is a 24/7 operation with members in key geographical locations. The developer in this position will statically work weekday core hours, but could be asked for support on evenings or weekends in the event that an incident or potential threat necessitates extraordinary and immediate action.
Problem definition, data exploration, data acquisition and visualization, evaluating and comparing metrics, deploying various models and iteratively improving solutions; Look to integrate machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities into prototypes.
Data Analytics Development Develop specific, cutting edge analytics to monitor, detect and report of malicious activity for systems most critical to business success
Engage with stakeholders to identify data efficiency requirements
Work with customers and learn their challenges such that efficient resolution of requirements is achieved
Be a strong team player and communicator who is able to participate in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
2+ years of experience
Education in Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Mining, Analytics, Data Science or other quantitative disciplines
Demonstrated aptitude and understanding of modern programming languages with a willingness to continually learn new languages and data structures
Demonstrated interest in computer security issues and current the current cybersecurity threat landscape
Strong analytical, and data analysis skills
Existing knowledge of data analysis tools including Splunk, ElasticSearch, Hadoop
Willingness to learn about the technology and cyber threat environment
General understanding of Cyber security practices
International experience or experience working for a global organization