Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • 1414 S Tryon Street, 7th Floor, The Railyard Floors 5-8, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28203, 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. 

The Moody’s Ratings Technology group is seeking an AVP Software Engineer specializing in UI/frontend development with a strong background in modern frameworks and tooling. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and at least 10 years of professional experience. While the focal point of this role is frontend development using Typescript Angular, a basic understanding of backend technologies is desired.


  • Lead the planning and development of data-heavy application experiences
  • Collaborate with UX/XD team members to ensure overall quality and usability of applications
  • Coach/Mentor mid and junior level team members
  • Optimize applications for quality, testability and performance
  • Collaborate with other technical and non-technical coworkers to identify, plan and prioritize application features and enhancements
  • Understand concepts throughout the development stack to effectively and productively communicate with other technical team members
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies and propose ways to apply them to operations and products.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in front-end development.
  • Proficiency with TypeScript, Angular, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
  • Significant experience with component-based frameworks, preferably Angular
  • Very strong understanding of Javascript and TypeScript
  • Very strong understanding of CSS; including frameworks and processing tools such as TailwindCSS , PostCSS and Sass
  • Strong understanding of unit testing and e2e testing frameworks such as Jest, Karma, Cypress, etc.
  • Strong understanding of package/dependency management and workspace tools such as NPM, Yarn, Nx, etc.
  • Strong understanding of code modularity, code re-use and how to accomplish and maintain these principles in large codebases with numerous contributors
  • Understanding of object-oriented design patterns and functional programming paradigms
  • Ability to write technical requirements and instruct/guide implementations
  • Additional Skills:
  • Some experience with full-stack development
  • Experience with server-side typescript frameworks Nest.js, Next.js, Nuxt.js
  • A general understanding of server-side development, most notably API development to support front-end experiences
  • Experience with GraphQL

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is [[$134,800 - [[$195,550, 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 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.

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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.

For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

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