Assistant Director - Senior Full Stack Developer @ Moody's - New York, NY

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5 days ago

Assistant Director - Senior Full Stack Developer

Moody's - New York, NY

We are seeking a full-stack developer with strong front-end knowledge and micro-service experience for our Digital Insights team to help build the next generation of - building and enhancing a vast array of projects including a UI library, reusable widgets, micro-frontends, and micro-services. They and their team will work alongside a larger multi-disciplinary team of developers supporting the products and services offered on the platform.

Applicants should be comfortable with visual design and user experience principles and be self-directed with ample problem-solving skills. Communication and flexibility are critical in this role, working across both the teams and the larger enterprise.


  • Design, develop and maintain products for platform using front-end/backend web technologies, databases, and cloud services.

  • Collaborate with other development teams within Digital Insights team and across Moody’s Analytics to establish technology standards and best practices

  • Identify and embrace innovative technologies to enhance customer experience, improve platform stability, scalability, and availability

  • Assist in designing and developing new products and enhancements based on evolving business needs

  • Evaluate innovative technologies, prototype solutions, and conduct knowledge sharing sessions

  • Participate in backlog refinements and iteration planning meetings to review and point stories

  • Take ownership of epics and stories; implement and test features (unit, integration, end-to-end)

  • Problem solver

  • Self-motivated independent thinker

  • Organized and analytical decision-making

  • Enthusiasm for a collaborative development approach

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong proficiency in TypeScript and NodeJS

  • Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS (including styled components and SCSS)

  • Experience in developing responsive web applications using ReactJS, leveraging popular workflows such as Redux, Sagas, etc.

  • Experience with common front-end development tools (Babel, Webpack, npm)

  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines, tools, and CI/CD concepts

  • Proficiency in Git, including the ability to evaluate and maintain the codebase during code reviews via pull requests

  • Experience in building web applications using AWS serverless architecture, DynamoDB, S3, API Gateway, and Lambda

  • Solid understanding of both relational and NoSQL databases


  • Micro-services architecture

  • Trunk Based Development

  • Feature flagging (, LaunchDarkly)

  • SSO with Okta

The Bonus Points

  • Prior knowledge of integrating applications with search platforms like Solr and Elastic Search

  • Experience with NextJS or other SSR technologies

  • Experience with component library systems (e.g.,

  • Experience with container technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS/EKS

  • Experience with AWS networking, VPC, Application Load Balancers, Network Load Balancers; AWS Infinidash

  • Experience with CDNs, Akamai, CloudFlare, AWS CloudFront

  • Experience with Kong (API Gateway), LUA, Nginx, HAProxy

  • Experience with development technologies: Git, Jira, Asana, Selenium, SonarQube, Cypress, Postman/Newman

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Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination on start date, as determined by Moody’s.

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. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, 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
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.

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