Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • MIS Support Center, 4th floor, East Tower, Eurocenter Business Center, in front of Cenada, Heredia, 40104, CR


The Data Solutions division is the commercial data business of Moody’s Analytics, bringing

together a vast catalogue of data to help business decision-makers assess risks and

opportunities. We are best known for Orbis, the world’s most comprehensive database of

public and private companies. We are also the definitive source of ratings-related data for

companies and securities that have been rated by Moody’s Ratings. Data Solutions is also the

home of NewsEdge+, the premier collection of premium and web aggregated businesses news

with more than 27,000 sources which are normalized and delivered within sub seconds of

release. We strive to deliver convenience and insight to our customers by eliminating the

hassle of sourcing, preparing, and accessing data, adding value when decisions need to be

made. Any analytical activity depends on reliable and accessible data, and we are proud to be a

mission-critical information resource for decision-makers around the world.

The Role / Responsibilities:

Our Software Engineers help drive our customer-intensive business by creating and managing

expert software services to process real-time news feeds, many of which have sub-second

requirements. You will be part of a highly motivated team responsible for handling millions of

digital assets daily.


Associate Software Developer is seen as skilled in several technologies within the software

engineering field:

· Helps maintain a large suite of real-time news feed handlers; bug-fixes, new releases,

and new feed handlers.

· Read and understand news publisher feed specifications and engineering/installation

documentation; develop our coding specs based on these.

· Re-architecture, build and maintain, integrate with another solutions inside Moody’s.

· Explore new algorithms and implementations to improve solutions.

· Maintain high performance and quality code.

· Answer questions posed by any Moody’s employee or customer about features and


· Work with advanced graphic and publishing file formats, like PDF, as necessary to

integrate publisher-supplied documents in these formats.

· Create logical and flow diagrams to reflect solutions and architectures.

· Maintain aspects of custom publishing and syndication systems for clients.

· Investigate and find the root cause for the most complex software problems reported by

clients pertaining to your code. Show expertise in verbal and written communication

regarding these defects.

· Provide input to continuously improve our engineering practices.

· Contribute to training sessions and knowledge sharing across the teams.

· You need to ask the right questions, log what needs to be logged in, run the right

diagnostics, build the correct software employing the proper algorithms, and provide

clear answers to questions about your code.

· You will need to set high-performance goals for yourself, assume responsibility and

accountability, and self-impose standards of excellence in a structured environment

with your manager.


· Bachelor's degree in computer science or related majors from top institutions.

· Understanding of Object-Oriented design, multithreading, hash tables, programming

with strong focus on text manipulation.

· Good understanding of TCP/IP and UDP server/client communication

· Minimum 3 years’ professional software development experiences

· Quickly learns modern technologies; is motivated to learn latest technologies and share this knowledge with others. · Excellent verbal and written communication skills; can communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences · Has analytical and problem-solving skills. · Exposed to cloud technologies before · Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines, tools, CI/CD concepts. · Proficiency in Git, including the ability to evaluate and maintain the codebase during code reviews via GitHub Pull Requests · Proficient in Programming Languages: Python, C, C++ · Familiar with: JSON, XML, HTML, CSS · Comfortable with Development tools: MS Visual Studio Code · Competent in Development Platforms: Linux (CentOS, Rocky, RedHat ...) · Familiar with Databases: SQL, MySQL, and NoSQL like MongoDB · Competent in Others: SVN, Jira, Confluence · Exposure to Financial Services and Solutions is plus

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