Software Engineer

Moody's Investors Service, Inc. South San Francisco, CA
The Role / Responsibilities:

A Software Engineer fulfils the following responsibilities with little to moderate guidance of more senior team members.

* Take ownership of stories and interpret business requirements for these stories with the assistance of Business Analysts.

* Provide feedback on requirements from a technical perspective, and provide estimates for user stories and tasks.

* Provide input into technical design, at the story and/or module level.

* Comply with coding standards.

* Collaborate with quality assurance engineers to fix defects.

* Collaborate with build and release engineers to prepare packages and solve environment issues.

* Investigate and find the root cause for software problems reported by clients.

* Maintain technical documents.

* Review code of Associate Software Engineers.

* Mentor Associate Software Engineers.

Qualifications:

* Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related major from top institutions, Masters degree is a plus.

* Deep understanding of Object Oriented design and development

* 3+ years of professional software development experience on multi-tiered enterprise applications.

* Experience with both relational databases, familiar with NoSQL databases

* Able to work well within the constructs of an agile development process, including SCRUM, Unit Testing, Continuous Build and Integration, etc.

* Willing to learn new technologies; capable of self-directed learning.

* Very good verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and independently manage time

* Works well in a fast-paced team environment; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

* Has superb analytical skills and persistence in problem solving.

* Experienced in Programming Languages: C#, Java, C++, JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS2/3, XML, XSLT, Scala, etc.

* Experienced in Development tools: Visual Studio, Eclipse (CDT), IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, etc.

* Experienced in Development Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux.

* Experienced in Application Servers: IIS, Tomcat, WebSphere, Resin, Jetty, Apache, ExpressJS, etc.

* Experienced in Application Frameworks & Engines: ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET WEB API, Microsoft WPF/WCF/WWF, Linq, Unity, Entity Framework, SharePoint, Microsoft Enterprise Library, etc. J2SE, J2EE, JDBC, RMI/IIOP, Spring framework, JPA(Java Persistence API) or other ORM framework such as Hibernate or iBatics, JTA(Java Transaction API), Java WebService, JavaMail and JMS, etc. STL, Boost, GTest, etc. JQuery, Node.js, Angular.js, Bootstrap, etc.

* Familiar with Databases: SQL, Oracle, Sybase, MySql, MongoDB, etc.

* Experienced in Others: Jira, Rally, CVS, SVN, Perforce, Git, Jenkins, etc.