• Competitive
  • West Chester, PA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 16 Dec 17

Associate Software Engineer

Location: West Chester, PA, USA

Key Responsibilities:
  • Research, design, document, and develop application software
  • Create & modify MS SQL Tables, Stored Procedures, and Functions in conjunction with .NET application needs
  • Work closely with our Software Architects, UI/UX team and other software developers to implement modern user interfaces
  • Maintain and document new and existing applications
  • Provide post implementation support including monitoring application performance and debugging existing code
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of coding standards and best practices


Moody's Analytics Economics Division is seeking a Full Stack Web Developer for its West Chester, PA office. The Web Developer position requires a passionate individual who enjoys solving challenging problems by developing a variety of applications using Microsoft, AWS, and open-source technologies. He/she will be part of a small, collaborative team that participates in all aspects of the software development life cycle including analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance. Duties include gathering functional requirements, designing specifications, and programming for both internal and client-facing web interfaces and applications. Web Developers must stay up-to-date on trends and developments within functional area of expertise and the industry.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 0-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Work experience or coursework using some of the following:
-.NET Framework (C#, VB.NET)
- Relational Databases (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
- JavaScript
- HTML/CSS, SASS/LESS
- XML/JSON

Other useful experience, but not required, includes:
  • JavaScript client frameworks (like jQuery, Backbone, or AngularJS)
  • RESTful Web API
  • ASP.NET MVC framework
  • NoSQL databases (such as MongoDB or CouchDB)
  • Amazon Web Services (or other cloud provider)
  • Knowledge of SEO principles and adhering to standards
  • Solid understanding of responsive design techniques
The key competencies for this position include the following:
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with vendors, clients, peers, and IT management and staff
  • Willingness to learn, a can do attitude, and motivated to succeed and grow


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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