Associate Director - Software Architect

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Role/Responsibilities:

The Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) division of Moody's Analytics is seeking a Software Architect with good hands-on skills and at least 8-10 years of experience to join the RiskConfidence TM team. ERS is responsible for the design and development of award winning software-based solutions that combine best in class quantitative credit and portfolio analysis with regulatory and balance sheet management software to maximize our clients' effectiveness and impact.

The RiskConfidence TM team is responsible for the design and development of an Asset and Liability Management solution using best of breed technologies following agile and test driven methodologies. We are looking for a highly motivated team player who will:
  • Design and develop new features
  • Maintain and enhance software architecture for existing product development
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Program Managers, Build Engineers and Quality Assurance Engineers across multiple development centers
  • Lead and manage small group of Software Engineers
  • Extend and maintain the existing codebase with a focus on quality, re-usability and maintainability
  • Create technical design documents
  • Participate in architecture and design reviews for projects that require complex technical solutions
  • Manage and participate in support of outstanding client issues
  • Monitor software system components for correctness, usability, security, accessibility, reusability, maintainability, adaptability and integration

Candidates should have good communication skills and an eagerness to learn. They should be self-starters who work with minimal direction. Candidates must also possess excellent technical skills and have an aptitude for building and understanding complex architectures.

Department/Team:

Enterprise Risk Solutions

Qualifications:

Experience in the following areas is required:
  • Java/J2EE
  • Spring framework
  • Distributed Data Processing
  • ORM mapping frameworks
  • UML Modeling
Proven aptitude in the following areas is required:
  • Design and implementation of scalable distributed data processing systems
  • OO concepts (OOAD)
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Teamwork (but also able to work independently)
Experience in the following areas is very desirable:
  • ORACLE PL/SQL
  • Big Data technology stack (Spark, HDFS)
  • AWS or similar cloud service providers
  • Web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic or Websphere
  • Maven/ANT
  • Web Services (REST, SOAP)
  • Agile, Scrum
  • Performance tuning using tools such as JProfiler
  • Financial experience


Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,400 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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