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Senior Software Developer

Requisition ID:  45802
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Aug 25, 2023

Sr Software Developer


CreditSights Technology is seeking a Sr Software Developer based out of our NYC location to help build next generation software products and services for our internal and external customers. This role requires web development with ReactJS/NestJS/Python with close collaboration with internal software development team to implement best practices across all phases of the software development lifecycle.


What We Offer:

  • Work with supportive team of professionals who collaborate and respect differing opinions
  • Visible role with opportunity for professional growth


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Design, develop and deploy cloud native container based financial applications
  • Developing new user experiences using React JS
  • Design, develop REST based API Services using NodeJS/Python
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Optimize components to work seamlessly across different browsers and devices


What You Need to Have:

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous Node JS/Python & React JS experience 5+ years required
  • In-depth knowledge of Typescript, SCSS, HTML, and front-end languages.
  • Knowledge of REACT tools including React.js, React Hooks, Redux/MobX/Recoil or other state management frameworks
  • Experience with relational databases, particularly PostgresSql and MSSQL, Elastic search
  • Experience in working with scrum, keeping track of your sprint item in JIRA and completing everything on time.
  • Knowledge of performance testing frameworks including Mocha and Jest
  • Ability to troubleshoot distributed systems.
  • Ability to lead offshore team
  • Experience working with multicultural global technology teams in the financial industry
  • Exceptionally self-motivated, self-directed, and detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills



What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Any proficiency with AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with NestJS and elastic search/postgresql
  • Continuous Learning and Adaptability: Candidate should continuously evolve with new technologies, tools and methodologies
  • Pro-active problem-solve


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.


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CreditSights, Covenant Review and LevFin Insights are becoming one, bringing together best in class research, covenant analysis and news on a new platform, with a unified interface and login. Now more than ever before, we give our clients the ability to KNOW MORE, RISK BETTER.


CreditSights was founded over 20 years ago with the goal of producing insightful, impartial research that would allow our clients to make prudent, profitable investment decisions in the global credit markets. CreditSights is a Fitch Solutions Company.


Our global institutional client base includes banks, investment advisors, mutual funds, pension managers, insurance companies, hedge funds, private equity investors and corporations. The independent research we provide is a leading voice in global credit markets, with our experts contributing to market news in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Insider, Barron’s and many more.”



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 $175,000 and $200,000. 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.







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

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