Morgan Stanley Employee Reviews

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Volunteer experience
Volunteer Software Developer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC7 May 2013
Morgan Stanley has a multitude of experience programmers at it hands. The projects we were tasked with was ambitious but achievable. They provided excellent guidance and theoretical training and were always available for questions.
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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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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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Not Very Productive Environment
Infrastructure Engineer (Former Employee) –  Montreal QC17 January 2013
Lots of politics, Very good Co-workers, Management kinda sucks, Not very trendy with technologies
Pros
work from home
Cons
slow moving company
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Excellent place to learn and start a young career
Associate, Investment Banking Division (Current Employee) –  London25 June 2012
Top notch firm with extremely talented people and a very warm and welcoming culture of teamwork
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Great Place to start a career
Associate (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC14 June 2013
One of the very few places to start a career in the IT industry. Very professional environment and very good management.
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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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3.9
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