Assistant Director - Sr. Software Engineer - San Francisco - 18115BR

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 $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.


Moody's Analytics - Enterprise Risk Solutions ( ERS)

Job Description

In this role:
• You will join the early stage of projects and participate in defining the platform for the next generation products
• You will build API to a multi-tenant backend services to enable easy access by internal applications, clients, and partners
• You will continuously integrate and ship code into the cloud environment
• You will develop applications from ground up using a modern technology stack such as Scala, Postgres, Play, and NoSQL
• You will participate in defining the architecture of modern tools and runtime for operating your code such as AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform
• You will work directly with Product Owners to deliver products in a collaborative and agile environment

Who you are:
• You are passionate to be part of cutting edge projects and are motivated by delivering world-class products with great architecture on an aggressive schedule
• You are not intimidated by challenges; thrives even under pressure; is passionate about your craft; and hyper focused on delivering exceptional results
• You love to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar on your team
• You use, or are passionate about learning, functional programming the right way, AWS, Docker, Scala, Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, ElasticSearch,– and anything else that will help you solve big, messy problems

Our Stack

At Moody’s, we believe in using the right tool for the right job, and we are eager to use the best that the open source world has to offer. We practice agile development with fast iterations, continuous integration, automated testing and build process.
• Scala, SBT, Play, Swagger
• Angular 2, Typescript
• Spark, HDFS, Yarn, Postgres, Cassandra, Redshift
• Node, Wepback and NPM
• ScalaTest, Karma/Jasmine for Unit Testing
• Robot and Selenium for Integration Testing
• Git
• Puppet, Terraform, Packer
• AWS, Docker


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other relevant field
• Expert level knowledge of JVM and OOP
• 2+ years of experience in Scala or other functional languages
• Experience working with Play Scala or Akka HTTP
• Experience in designing API and documenting through Open API/Swagger
• Experience in Unix/Linux including basic commands and scripting
• Strong knowledge of source control systems and best practices (Git, Merging, Branching, Pull Requests, etc.)
• Strong knowledge and understanding of algorithm optimization and distributed systems
• Solid understanding of continuous integration, deployment and monitoring
• Excellent communication skills

Additional Qualifications
• Designing mission-critical system using AWS, Docker, microservices architecture
• Experience with Cats or Scalaz and know how to apply them in the messy world of FP-OOP
• Experience working with Shapeless and can explain generic programming
• Knowledge of Statistics
• Experience in Fintech
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 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.

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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.