Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • Quay Building 8th Floor, Bagmane Tech Park, Bengaluru, IN

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. 

As a Director Principal Lead Engineer, you will act as the Dev Lead for a workstream responsible for developing and executing on a vision for how to grow the KYC/KYS business monumentally. You will practice an Agile, highly delivery and quality focused, and learning-based approach in every step of your journey.
Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:
* Serve as a direct line manager for a team
* Collaborate with Cross-functional teams to interpret requirements for Business Missions/Epics owned by the stream
* Provide feedback on requirements from a technical perspective, and provide estimates for user stories and tasks
* Lead design activities for Business Missions/Epics owned by the stream
* Take ownership of business missions/epics and stories and implement and test features based on the requirements
* 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, define metrics for software integrations
* Investigate and find the root cause for software problems reported by product teams. Communicate with product teams via email and phone regarding these defects
* Maintain technical documents for product and project delivery
* Review code, lead refactoring activities, provide guidance from technical perspective for all Software Engineering team members
* Work with more senior team members to continuously improve the team’s engineering practices
* Conduct training sessions and knowledge sharing in or across teams

* Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science or related major from a top institution, Master’s degree is a plus
* 15+ years of professional software design and development experience on multi-tiered enterprise applications
* Experience filling a lead role on a team that uses agile processes, including SCRUM
* Quickly learns new technologies and is motivated to learn latest technologies, driving own professional development and sharing this knowledge with others
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and independently manage time
* Works well in a fast-paced team environment and can work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
* Has superb analytical skills and persistence in problem solving
* Expert in middle-tier and backend programming languages, such as RUST, Python, GCP, React, NODE, Bootstrap, Material Design Expert in REST APIs

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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