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Awesome place to work
Contractor (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC25 April 2017
Management is awesome and helps employees to remove obstacles. The culture is extremely friendly and promotes working together. Working at Morgan Stanley is ideal for someone who is looking to work in a state of the art environment providing for great learning experiences.
Pros
People and Type of Work
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Great workplace.
Senior Project Manager - IT (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC26 February 2017
Great workplace with great people. Focus on helping each other to innovate. Hard on problem and soft on people. Great environment with several tools to have efficient collaboration.
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Amazing place to work
Java Senior Developer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC1 February 2017
Great technology, open door culture, possible to move laterally, ideal for career growth. Lots of benefits, multicultural, well located in old montreal.
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Excellent
Senior Project Program Manager (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC19 September 2016
A demanding and exciting opportunity in extending my interpersonal and experiential skill in a dynamic environment.
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Excellent place to work
Associate (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC10 August 2016
May have long working hours.
Great company culture.
Excellent volunteer opportunity.
Some work might be outsourced.
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Productive and Great atmosphere to work
Java Application Developer (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON20 July 2016
Great atmosphere to work, with an open office concept. Management are courteous and friendly, the organization values family and team bonding. You are in charge of your own success.
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fun place
consultant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC19 July 2016
good work environnment and work/life balance
good culture
I enjoyed working there. Brilliant minds and learned alot from my peers expertise.
Always learning something new
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Deployment Engineer
Senior Network Technical Consultant (Current Employee) –  Halifax, NS24 May 2016
It is a good organization.
As it is in Banking sector, we need to take so many precautions before implementing any change and follow set of rules an procedures to minimize the Business Impacts.
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Excellent Work experience
Level 3 Support / SME (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC12 December 2015
It is an excellent experience to be a part of one of the leading investment banking firm. Job is challenging and worth the effort.
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Excelent company
Database Developer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC17 November 2015
Very professional and flexible environment, great team and perfect to learn new skills and share experiences. Last technology.
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Great people
Summer Analyst (Current Employee) –  Williamsburg16 September 2015
Great place to work, lovely and cooperative people with ample of learning opportunities
I really had a wonderful experience with them
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Great place to work
Software Developer (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC11 September 2015
great technology infrastructure (definitely missed it after leaving for a smaller company) - many people with lots of technical experience that are more than willing to answer questions and help out! - excellent training program for new grads (this is really a great experience and you get to meet and work with people from around the world) - related to previous point: the company is massive and it's exciting working
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Consultants are not well integrated into the team
Lead Consultant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC1 June 2015
Consultants are not very well integrated into the team.
Technologically good.
Good work life balance.
Location is not attractive.
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Good Place to work
Associate (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC3 April 2015
People are very talented and helpful. Great learning experience and usually the work is challenging. Had a chance to work with diverse people around the world.
Pros
Flexible work hours
Cons
Long work hours & some times week end work
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Very good company
Consultant (Contract) (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 March 2015
The team was very good.
People were very friendly.
Located downtown, close to everything.
The building is nice.
International team, no hostility towards non-French speakers.
The environment however is noisy (at some places), people who have to talk and call each other as part of their jobs should not be placed near software developers who need a more quiet environment to think and write software.
Also, too much restrictions on everything (for security reasons). Not possible to download and install your favorite software tools, not even those open source and free ones.
Pros
Salary, location.
Cons
Noisy working place.
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good paymaster
Sr. Software Developer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC23 February 2015
excellent work culture and best of technologies to work on. Some of best mind and great people to work with. global environment
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Director - Operations Risk and Control (Current Employee) –  Glasgow, ON31 August 2014
I have worked for Morgan Stanley for almost 11 years and have been given many opportunities to advance my career through the excellent mobility opportunities that they offer. I have had the unique opportunity to not only work across divisions but also across regional jurisdictions. I was given the opportunity to work in the New York head office for 13 months which allowed me to advance my skill set and experience a new city and culture.
Pros
Excellent mobility opportunities, good benefit package.
Cons
Less focus given to achieving a good work-life balance.
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Day to day work
IT Consultant (Former Employee) –  Halifax, NS11 June 2014
I monitored alerts through netcool monitoring systems. I created and run autosys job scheduler. I also created and run different shell scripts in UNIX/LINUX environment. I also queried in MySQL.
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Benefits and salary aren't great
Senior Developer (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC23 April 2014
Not very trendy with latest technologies. Lots of in-house proprietary software no one else uses in industry, lots of obsolete software to maintain.
Company still requires a dress code even for IT office.
Benefits and perks are behind compared to other tech companies in Montreal.
What's good?
Great co-workers, lots of smart and enjoyable people, employees are very diverse and multi-cultural. Opportunity to travel and work with co-works across globe. Good for people to start their career and peak at the world beyond the province.
Pros
work from home, 6% RRSP matching
Cons
Salary, perks
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Productive and fun place
Consultant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC14 November 2013
Its a productive and fun place to work. A typical day starts from 9 to 6pm.
Pros
Nice place
Cons
none
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