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Manager, Application Development

Requisition ID:  46171
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Nov 8, 2023

Manager, Application Development


CreditSights is seeking a Manager, Application Development who will be responsible for building and expanding CreditSights client facing platforms and internal applications.


This role will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and developing interactive web platforms, highly scalable APIs and advanced analytical capabilities to meet the critical business needs of CreditSights.


The ideal candidate should have solid experience in building and implementing applications and platforms in Fixed Income and Equity Domains. Extensive financial services experience is a must and any exposure to risk and portfolio analytics is highly desirable. The position demands an innovative, full-stack hands-on technology leader who will help conceptualize ideas and create design and development plans for implementation.


What We Offer:

  • Exceptional opportunity for growth in a high-performing environment that delivers superior products and services to a large and diverse customer base globally.
  • Opportunity to build and manage a global team of development professionals.
  • Exposure to latest cloud-native tools and technologies in building for scale that covers all facets of software development activities.

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Partner with business stake holders to identify, design, and implement capabilities in core platforms and data with a high level of automation for scalability using messaging API-driven architectures.
  • Develop highly interactive UI/UX systems using latest UI frameworks, persistent and in-memory cache that integrates with our core data infrastructure.
  • Build cloud native containerized infrastructure to scale platform on-demand.
  • Develop systems that deals with high volume and complex financial data.
  • Collaborate with peers to create a global application support framework to address production issues on a timely basis.
  • Act as a coach /mentor to share knowledge and enable the team members to succeed in a rapidly evolving technology and application environment.

What You Need to Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree and 8 to 10 years of solid experience as a product/platform developer for a financial services platform
  • A minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience as a full stack developer.
  • Required technical skills: JS Frameworks (React a must), Python (a must), SQL (PostgreSQL preferred), NoSQL (Elastic and or any document database preferred), Messaging system (SQS/Kafka), Distributed Data Processing system (Apache Spark), CI/CD pipeline (Azure devops preferred), Restful API (Fast API/Flask preferred), Container technology like docker or AWS Elastic container service.
  • Experienced working in Cloud environment (AWS preferred) for development and production.
  • Strong understanding of systems architecture, object-oriented design, functional constructs, and distributed architectures
  • Experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile preferred)
  • Proficiency in using development environments including IDEs, source control systems, unit-testing tools and defect management tools using automated build and deployment (CI/CD) tools.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Building highly interactive websites for Financial /Credit Analyst is a plus.
  • Knowledge of building portfolio-based analytical systems, market Data & entity data is an added advantage.


Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.


Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.


FOR NEW YORK ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $190,000/per annum and $210,000/per annum. Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch. 


*This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote. 

**The final interview will be in person at our New York office.







Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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