Backend Software Engineer

Moody's

3.9

(9)

Heredia, Costa Rica

Why you should apply for a job to Moody's:

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Moody’s Women’s ERG seeks to enhance the recruitment, retention, promotion and professional development of female professionals.
  • RE-IGNITE is a paid 16-week return to work program designed for individuals wishing to restart their careers after a career break.
  • Commitment of $1 million over the next five years to promote equal justice and advancement of the Black community.
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    Position summary

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    Department

    The Data Solutions division is the commercial data business of Moody's Analytics, bringing together a vast catalogue of data to help business decision-makers assess risks and opportunities. We are best known for Orbis, the world's most comprehensive database of public and private companies. We are also the definitive source of ratings-related data for companies and securities that have been rated by Moody's Investors Service. Data Solutions is also the home of NewsEdge the premier collection of premium and web aggregated businesses news with more than 19,000 sources which are normalized and delivered within sub seconds of release. We strive to deliver convenience and insight to our customers by eliminating the hassle of sourcing, preparing, and accessing data, adding value when decisions need to be made. Any analytical activity depends on reliable and accessible data, and we are proud to be a mission-critical information resource for decision-makers around the world.

    The Role / Responsibilities:

    Our Software Engineers help drive our customer-intensive business by creating and managing expert software services to process real-time news feeds, many of which have sub-second requirements. You will be part of a highly motivated team responsible for handling millions of digital assets daily.

    • Development of high-performing RESTful APIs on cloud-native platforms, ensuring adherence to RESTful architecture principles and best practices.

    • Write high-quality, well-documented, and easily maintainable code that adheres to industry standard best-practices.

    • Write test cases, leverage unit and integration testing, develop functionality and automation.

    • Take ownership of Business Missions/Epics and stories; Implement and test features based on the requirements.

    • Collaborate across functional and project teams to assist in fixing the most complex/difficult defects.

    • Investigate and find the root cause for the most complex software problems reported by clients.

    • Continuously learn and improve your technical and non-technical abilities.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum bachelor's degree in computer science or related majors from accredited institutions, Master is a plus.

    • 3+ years' professional software development experiences on multi-tiered enterprise applications.

    • A strong background in backend engineering, hands-on experience in creating high-performing APIs capable of handling high volumes.

    • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming principles and adeptness in applying various design patterns.

    • Proven ability in developing RESTful APIs and designing applications using a microservices architecture.

    • Proficiency in object-oriented programming languages such as Java/J2EE or Typescript.

    • Familiarity with our chosen tools in the JavaScript ecosystem (Node.js, Express.js, Hapi.js) is a plus, but an interest in learning those tools and writing code in TypeScript is a must.

    • Experience with containerization technologies, such as Docker, and orchestration tools like Kubernetes.

    • Proficiency in various database technologies, including SQL and NoSQL databases (like MongoDB).

    • Expertise in version control systems, particularly Git.

    • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.

    • Understanding of data streaming platforms (like Apache Kafka) and integration of these technologies into existing systems.

    • Proven experience working effectively in a fast-paced, agile environment as part of a collaborative team.

    • Experience with cloud native application development in AWS or GCP platforms.

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Moody's:

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Moody’s Women’s ERG seeks to enhance the recruitment, retention, promotion and professional development of female professionals.
  • RE-IGNITE is a paid 16-week return to work program designed for individuals wishing to restart their careers after a career break.
  • Commitment of $1 million over the next five years to promote equal justice and advancement of the Black community.