Moodys Corporation

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Asst Dir – Software Engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

New York, US

Posted 2 weeks ago

About the Job

Salary - $100000 - $150000/Year

Imagine what we can DEVELOP with you

True leaders are always learning. Moody’s is home to information architects, thinkers, builders, and passionate problem solvers, a collection of diverse viewpoints working together to bring out our best. Join us. Forward Together.

Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets.

At Moody’s, we’re taking action. We’re hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We’re educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report 

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

Department

Moody’s Analytics – Know Your Customer OU (KYC OU)

Engineering & Technology – Software Engineering

At Moody’s Analytics Know Your Customer (KYC) / Know Your Supplier (KYS), we solve problems that matter. We are a cross-functional team of sales and marketing, technology and product professionals who are all passionate about preventing criminal infiltration of the world’s financial system and bringing transparency to global supply chains by detecting fraud, terrorism, human trafficking, and other criminal threats.

We combine the agility, passion, and dynamism of a startup with the strong positioning and stability of an established institution, providing our people with dynamic career paths and mobility options across the globe, all while having access to the entire Moody’s network. We empower our people and are committed to helping them reach their goals.

Role/Responsibilities

An Assistant Director- Software Engineer fulfills the following responsibilities, with occasional guidance of more senior team members:

  • Interpret business requirements for a Business Mission/Epic with the assistance of Business Analysts.
  • Provide feedback on requirements from a technical perspective, and provide estimates for user stories and tasks.
  • Author technical design documents.
  • Take ownership of stories; Implement and test features based on the requirements.
  • Refactor design and implementation for stories owned, based on requirement changes.
  • Define and maintain coding standards, and guide team members to comply with these standards.
  • Collaborate with quality assurance engineers to fix defects.
  • Collaborate with build and release engineers to prepare packages and solve environment issues.
  • Investigate and find the root cause for software problems reported by clients.
  • Maintain technical documents.
  • Review code of less senior team members, provide guidance from technical perspective.
  • Work with more senior team members to continuously improve our engineering practices.
  • Mentor more junior engineers.
  • Conduct training sessions and proactively share knowledge in or across teams.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related major from top institutions, Masters degree is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented design and development 
  • 5+ years of professional software design and development experience on multi-tiered enterprise applications.
  • Proficient in data access techniques for both relational and NoSQL databases
  • Works well within the constructs of an agile development process, including SCRUM, Unit Testing, Continuous Build and Integration, etc and suggests improvement to this process
  • Quickly learns new technologies; proactively seeks to improve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to participate in multiple projects concurrently and to own a business mission or a lead a small team
  • Works well in a fast-paced team environment; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Has superb analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Competent in Programming Languages: C#, Java, C++, JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS2/3, XML, XSLT, Scala, etc.
  • Competent in Development tools: Eclipse (CDT), IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, etc.
  • Competent in Application Servers: Tomcat, WebSphere, Resin, Jetty, Apache, ExpressJS, etc.
  • Competent in Application Frameworks & Engines: J2SE, J2EE, JDBC, RMI/IIOP, Spring framework, JPA(Java Persistence API) or other ORM framework such as Hibernate or iBatics, JTA(Java Transaction API), Java WebService, JavaMail and JMS, etc. STL, Boost, GTest, etc. JQuery, Node.js, Angular.js, Bootstrap, etc.
  • Familiar with Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Competent in Others: Jira, Rally, CVS, SVN, Perforce, Git, Jenkins, etc.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination on start date, as determined by Moody’s.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process

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