Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Engineering & Technology

Location(s):

  • Floragasse 7, 1040, Vienna, AT

Moody’s is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.

At Moody’s, we’re taking action. We’re hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We’re educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at moodys.com/diversity

As a Cloud API Development Specialist, you will execute specialized REST API and OpenAPI development tasks, leveraging your expertise in both statically type-safe and dynamically typed languages, preferably Java and JavaScript.

You will contribute to the enhancement of our platform capabilities within a cloud environment, preferably GCP or AWS.

Ownership:

  • Independently discern optimal solutions to tackle complex, loosely defined problems giving the freedom to propose and implement optimal solutions

Technology Skills:

  • Independently plan and design architecture/projects, ensuring alignment with Assistant Director:
    • Identify multiple viable solutions for a problem and their implications as well as architecture
    • Evaluate the pros and cons of each solution, considering the given specification and anticipated architecture strategy
    • Efficiently present and argue about architecture to receive a decision, excluding irrelevant factors
    • Show critical judgement in assessing the benefits of a change against its implications in both local as well as global scope
  • Actively participate in and ensure system stability (preemptively during CRs/PRs and actively during outages)

Soft Skills:

  • Provide constructive feedback
  • Exhibit excellent English communication skills, with the ability to paraphrase, explain, and determine when brevity or elaboration is necessary

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate technical product expertise
  • Provide mentorship
  • Engage with external stakeholders
  • Enforce adherence to awareness and procedural correctness in peers
  • Identify delays in progress and initiate or suggest mitigation strategies to meet deadlines

Qualifications/Required Background:

  • 3 to 5+ years of work experience in similar positions or a comparable university degree covering relevant competencies
  • Experience working with international teams or excellent English skills
  • Knowledge of api development/technology/security standards, protocols, and best practices
  • Experience with statically type safe languages such as Java, and dynamically typed languages like JavaScript
  • Basic proficiency in CloudOps tools like Terraform and Ansible (or comparable technologies and tools)
  • Experience with Apigee, Devportal, PHP and Drupal
  • Knowledge of DevOps and/or CI/CD pipelines, and their use, extension and maintenance
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development and SDLC best practices
  • Experience with RDBMS, familiarity with MariaDb or Postgress is beneficial
  • Proficiency in code versioning, specifically GIT
  • Beneficial but not strictly required (will need to be learned or swiftly picked up on the job):
    • Fulltext Indexing / Fulltext Search Engines
    • SysOps basics, networking
    • api and security best practices, message passing, asynchronous programming paradigms

Annual base salary gross: €53,900.00 Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. The salary is one component of Moody’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include the following: Medical, Personal Accident, Life Insurance and Time Off.

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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