Senior Scala Developer - Waltham - 14335BR

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 $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at
Moody’s Analytics (MA) is the leading risk management consulting company and combines deep industry expertise with unique enterprise risk management software and analytics. The company provides software, services and financial information to banks, insurance companies, non-financial corporations, and institutional investors in over 80 countries.
We are seeking a Senior/Principal Software Engineer who has proven experience developing and supporting enterprise-class web applications using cutting edge back-end technologies. You will work on building a highly scalable webservices/apis back-end application using Scala, Spark, Yarn, Akka Http ecosystem. Candidate should have experience working in structured environments following Agile methodologies. Knowledge of Atlassian tools is a plus.
Candidate should have/expected to:
  • A thorough knowledge of functional programming, Spark, Scala, MongoDB, PostgreSQL.
  • Strong data structure, algorithm and problem solving skills
  • Proven track-record implementing technical best practices, libraries and architecture
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Provide feedback on requirements from a technical perspective, and provide estimates for user stories and tasks.
  • TDD experience, including experience with testing frameworks (ScalaTest, ect) and Continuous Integration is a plus



  • Highly motivated engineer with Master/Bachelor degree in STEM;
  • Functional Programming
  • Scala
  • Spark 2.x, Yarn, Livy
  • JSON, Spray json library
  • MongoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • Sbt
  • Basic Unix/Linux commands/scripting
  • Git/Bitbucket
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Akka HTTP Framework is a plus


  • Akka HTTP Framework is a plus
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