Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • 7575 Gateway Blvd., Suite 300, Newark, California, 94560, 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. 

Moody’s Insurance Solutions is looking for software engineers who are excited and passionate about tackling complex challenges in processing large amounts of data within the context of a highly analytical, model-based computation framework. We are looking to solve incredibly challenging business and science real-world problems that will have an impact.

In the Model HD team, you will contribute to platform and engines which utilize large scale distributed data processing technology to deliver a highly scalable, elastic, and cloud-based SaaS solutions which perform detailed risk analyses.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Design, develop and maintain high-performance risk analytics services, engines and software infrastructure using C#
  • Translate design inputs into development work items. Assist in providing estimates for levels of effort required to accomplish expected deliverables
  • Create software design documents
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers, Product/Project Managers and Quality Assurance engineers to develop multi-tier, multi-layered application framework and functional components

Required experience and skills:

  • Expertise in any of those languages: Java, Scala, C#, or C++
  • Strong skills in analytic computing and algorithms
  • Passion for finding and solving hard problems
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to convey complex ideas to others in a concise and clear manner
  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Computer Science or related fields with 8 or more years of industry experience. Alternatively, Ph.D. Degree with 5 years of industry experience.

Desirable experience and skills:

  • Experience in distributed or parallel computing
  • Familiarity with relational and big data technologies, and batching systems
  • Strong mathematical background, including statistics and numerical analysis
  • Familiarity with probabilistic and stochastic computational techniques
  • Experience with data access and computing in highly distributed cloud systems
  • Experience in Agile development
  • Experience developing complex software systems that have successfully been delivered to customers
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior software engineers or software developers in all aspects of their engineering duties.
  • Experience communicating with users, software development engineering teams and management to collect requirements, describe software product features and technical designs.

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $163,200.00 - $236,550.00, 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 is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody’s also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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.

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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.

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