Jun 07, 2024

Staff Software Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

Moody's

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Engineering & Technology

Location(s):

  • 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York, 10007, 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

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $153,100 to $221,950, depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody's also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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, please email [email protected]. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

Click here to view our full EEO policy statement. Click here for more information on your EEO rights under the law. Click here to view our Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination statement. Click here to view our Notice to New York City Applicants.
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.

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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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