May 22, 2024

Senior Software Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Kansas
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

Moody's

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Engineering & Technology

Location(s):

  • Remote - United States, US

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today's risks into tomorrow's opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways.

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity.

In Digital Insights, we leverage rich content and workflow capabilities to comprehensively evaluate risk and support better decisions. Our flagship platform CreditView incorporates credit ratings, research and Moody's data. It is an essential tool that helps our clients in the professional services, commercial and financial industries to conduct fundamental credit analysis. Our diverse team is made up of marketing, technology, product strategy and customer experience experts. We are seeking a full-stack developer with strong front-end knowledge and micro-service experience for our Digital Insights team to help build the next generation of Moodys.com -- building and enhancing a vast array of projects including a shared UI library, reusable widgets, micro-frontends, and micro-services. They and their team will work alongside a larger multi-disciplinary team of developers supporting the products and services offered on the Moodys.com platform. Applicants should be comfortable with visual design and user experience principles and be self-directed with ample problem-solving skills. Communication and flexibility are critical in this role, working across both the Moodys.com teams and the larger enterprise.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain products for Moodys.com platform using front-end/backend web technologies, databases, and cloud services.
  • Collaborate with other development teams within Digital Insights team and across Moody's Analytics to establish technology standards and best practices
  • Identify and embrace innovative technologies to enhance customer experience, improve platform stability, scalability, and availability
  • Assist in designing and developing new products and enhancements based on evolving business needs
  • Evaluate innovative technologies, prototype solutions, and conduct knowledge sharing sessions
  • Participate in backlog refinements and iteration planning meetings to review and point stories
  • Take ownership of epics and stories; implement and test features (unit, integration, end-to-end)

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Ability to lead and mentor team members
  • Problem solver
  • Self-motivated independent thinker
  • Organized and analytical decision-making
  • Enthusiasm for a collaborative development approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in TypeScript and NodeJS
  • Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS (including styled components and SCSS)
  • Experience in developing responsive web applications using ReactJS, leveraging popular workflows such as Redux, Sagas, etc.
  • Experience with common front-end development tools (Babel, Webpack, npm)
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines, tools, and CI/CD concepts
  • Proficiency in Git, including the ability to evaluate and maintain the codebase during code reviews via pull requests
  • Experience in building web applications using AWS serverless architecture, DynamoDB, S3, API Gateway, and Lambda
  • Solid understanding of both relational and NoSQL databases

Technologies:

  • TypeScript
  • ReactJS
  • NodeJS
  • AWS API Gateway, Lambda Functions, Step Functions
  • AWS DynamoDB, Aurora PostgreSQL, OpenSearch
  • Micro-frontend architecture using Module Federation or Single-Spa
  • Backend Serverless Architecture
  • Customizable UI Design Library (e.g, Material Design or Ant Design)
  • Test Driven Development Concepts, Jest, Cypress, Puppeteer, Playwright
  • React State management (e.g, Redux, RTK, Jotai, Zustand)
  • Asynchronous data fetching using React Query
  • Trunk Based Development
  • Feature flagging (Split.io, LaunchDarkly)
  • SSO with Okta

The Bonus Points:

  • Prior knowledge of integrating applications with search platforms like Open Search, Elastic Search and Solr
  • Experience with component library systems (e.g., Bit.dev)
  • Experience with container technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS/EKS
  • Experience with AWS networking, VPC, Application Load Balancers, Network Load Balancers; AWS InfiniDash
  • Experience with CDNs, Akamai, CloudFlare, AWS CloudFront
  • Experience with Reverse Proxies, HAProxy, Kong, API Gateway, LUA, Nginx
  • Experience with development technologies: Git, Jira, Asana, Selenium, SonarQube, Cypress

Annual base salary gross $112,000 to $184,950. Applicable to Lithuania candidates: The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Moody's salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate's qualifications, skills, and competencies. The salary is one component of Moody's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include the following: Medical, Personal Accident, Life Insurance and Time Off.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.



Moody's Corporation is a Government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (VEVRAA), which requires Government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment: (1) disabled veterans; (2) recently separated veterans; (3) active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and (4) Armed Forces service medal veterans.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations

Please contact Donna Hutchinson, Assistant Vice President, Talent Attraction for any questions regarding this listing.

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