Asst Dir-Software Engineer (100% Remote Flexibility - US - East Coast/EST Preferred & UK)

Moody's Remote
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November 21, 2022
Alpharetta, Georgia

As a Full-Stack Software Engineer, you will be a core member of a cross-functional team responsible for developing and executing on a vision for how to grow the KYC/KYS business monumentally through new product innovation. We practice an agile, highly customer focused, and learning-based approach to product development that aims to bring new products to market in 9-12 months.

You will be a part of end-to-end development of client-facing software applications, building scalable UI and services that connect data and user interfaces. These applications will draw on Moody’s Analytics unique and rich data sources to generate insights for innovative products that create a new standard in the KYC/KYS space. You bring not only strong experience with algorithms, data structures, coding, and distributed systems, but also a passion for translating those skills into business impact for our customers.

Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with product owners and QA analysts to define requirements and prioritize tasks

  • Design and implement technical solutions for new products and features

  • Help define testing, monitoring, and delivery plans for your work

  • Write well-designed, testable code

  • Peer review code changes

  • Mentor more junior team members in technical and non-technical aspects of their roles

  • Learn, adapt, and propose new technologies to address our functional and scaling challenges

  • Champion and drive engineering processes and best practices

  • 3-5+ years of experience working in a fast-paced software development environment

  • Preferable, but not mandatory: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field

  • Ability to develop software in Python, Rust, JavaScript, or other programming languages

  • Ability to design maintainable APIs

  • Solid understanding of data modeling and database systems including SQL or NoSQL databases

  • Familiarity with web client, server optimization techniques (or willingness to learn)

  • Experience working on a collaborative product team passionate about Agile software processes, data-driven development, and experimentation

  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills and an ability to communicate ideas to non-technical audiences

  • Ability to guide own learning and contribute to domain knowledge building

Moody’s Analytics – Know Your Customer OU (KYC OU)

At Moody’s Analytics Know Your Customer (KYC) / Know Your Supplier (KYS), we solve problems that matter. We are a cross-functional team of sales and marketing, technology and product professionals who are all passionate about preventing criminal infiltration of the world’s financial system and bringing transparency to global supply chains by detecting fraud, terrorism, human trafficking, and other criminal threats.

We combine the agility, passion, and dynamism of a startup with the strong positioning and stability of an established institution, providing our people with dynamic career paths and mobility options across the globe, all while having access to the entire Moody’s network. We empower our people and are committed to helping them reach their goals.

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 [email protected] 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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Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. Moody's combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at

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

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $ [104,200] to $ [151,000] , 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.

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