Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • Remote - United States, US
  • Remote - United States, US
  • Remote - United States, US
  • 405 Howard Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, 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 Role / Responsibilities:

The Director - Software Engineering will be the engineering leader for the Service Reliability Engineering team of the MA Platform Engineering organization. They will build, grow and nurture highly skilled Operations team with broad technical skill to deliver high quality engineering and operations services.

  • Manage a global team of high-caliber Service Reliability Engineers, ensuring project and development excellence and technical leadership.
  • Drive seamless round-the-clock engineering and operations workflow in conjunction with the regional teams in the organization.
  • Partner with architects and Engineering team in the design planning to support a cohesive solution across all services within the larger group.
  • Deep knowledge of continuous integration, continuous deployment and configuration management tools.
  • Hands on working experience with at least one public cloud infrastructure eg. AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Leads the definition of requirements, priorities and planning of cloud platform team’s engineering deliverables.
  • Leads all project planning and execution processes for SRE workloads.
  • Own career development of team through active coaching.


  • Comprehensive expertise (12+ years) in the following areas:
    • Subject matter expertise in multiple infrastructure technology areas.
    • Experience in leading SRE organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternative solutions.
    • Extensive Cloud experience (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google) especially in architecting, deploying, and managing infrastructure with scale
    • Experience leading SRE engineers and building strong technical teams
    • Proven record of managing medium to large size SRE engineering team(s).
  • Engineering or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and consultative skills, work effectively with clients, vendors, peers, and business and technology management.
  • Experience in managing 24x7 teams.
  • Strong cross-organizational collaboration skills.

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $196,900.00 - $285,400.00, 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 may be eligible for a completion bonus. Moody’s also offers insurance and a discounted employee stock purchase plan for limited duration employees.

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.

Click here to view our full EEO policy statement. Click here for more information on your EEO rights under the law. Click here to view our Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination statement. Click here to view our Notice to New York City Applicants.
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.

Application Instructions

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