• Competitive
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 19 Jan 18

Asst Dir – Sr. Software Engineer

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

The Role / Responsibilities:
An Assistant Director- Senior 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.


Department/Team: ERS Banking RegTech

Required Skills:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related major from top institutions, Master's 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.
  • Hands on experience in building web applications/components using Java, Scala, Python.
  • Architecture and tools such as Maven, Spring/MVC, Hibernate, MyBatis, HazelCast.
  • Good experience in building RESTful services using SOA architecture or any similar framework via API gateways.
  • Working experience of latest UI/JavaScript frameworks including NodeJS, AngularJS and HTML5
  • Familiarity with front end build tools like node, npm, gulp, grunt and unit testing/mocking frameworks.
  • Ability to build responsive / user-friendly single-page web applications
  • Good experience in working with web servers like Tomcat, Websphere and JBoss
  • Strong experience in working on RDBMS technologies like Oracle or SQL Server and familiarity NoSQL platforms like Cassandra/Hbase.
  • Familiarity with BigData technologies like Apache Spark
  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong understanding of Agile SDLC methodology and continuous integration platforms
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills in English and ability to communicate technical concepts
  • Passion for new technologies, services and open source technologies
  • Positive, self-starter attitude and desire to exceed expectations at every opportunity
  • Competent in Others: Jira, Rally, Perforce, Git, Jenkins, etc.

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in building applications and automation tools in cloud platform (AWS/Azure)
  • Experience in any container technologies like Docker/Kubernetes
  • Comfortable developing on either Windows or Linux operating system
  • Knowledge of any identity access platform (IAM) or integration with any single sign-on (SSO) platform is preferred


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 $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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