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Associate Software Engineer

Fitch Inc
New York, NY 10007
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At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity, employees work in an environment where they can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

The Enterprise Technology team uses its technical expertise to deliver world-class and innovative solutions to its Fitch Ratings customers, providing critical information and capabilities that are used to run the business. The aim is to enable the Ratings business to operate more effectively, with better information, to produce the best quality ratings and research in a timely manner.

We are seeking an individual with one or two years of experience to join our Enterprise Technology Team. The position will include an intensive upskilling process that will give candidate the training needed to become a successful software engineer within the Enterprise Technology team. This role will be part of an Agile squad with a mission to support Fitch's Corporate Finance and Sovereign analytical teams.

Throughout the upskilling program we will provide training in a variety of subject matter, covering information about the Fitch Ratings business, current and next-generation technologies, and provide unrestricted access to online learning material and courses (https://www.oreilly.com/online-learning/) required to support the mission of the business.

As part of an Agile squad at Fitch, the candidate will have the opportunity to:

Develop expertise in analysis, design and development of software applications using modern application development frameworks, front-end, and SQL and NoSQL databases.
Develop knowledge of cloud-based computing, infrastructure as code, build and deployment processes and tools for monitoring and alerting.
Adopt test driven development techniques to optimize the software development process.
Be part of a fast-moving Agile squad, sharing responsibility for delivering the mission of the team.


Completed a Bachelor's Degree in engineering or science disciplines with strong background in computer information systems or software engineering.
Highly motivated to learn new concepts and technologies and their optimal application towards solving problems tactically and strategically.
High levels of creativity, quick problem-solving capabilities; outside-the-box thinking.
Great collaborator and team player with strong interpersonal skills.
Proven software engineering experience through previous internships, work experience, or coding competitions.
Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages such as C, C++, C#, JAVA, Python.
  • Knowledge of some scripting languages (Bash / Perl / Ruby).
  • Familiarity with Javascript libraries such as (ReactJS, Angular)
  • Familiarity with database management concepts or with Data Science technologies.
  • Knowledge of any relational databases such as (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server)
  • Familiarity with software development methodologies (Agile/Scrum/Iterative Development).
  • Familiarity with Test Driven development.

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.

For more information please visit our websites: www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

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 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 2021-04-17 Expires: 2021-05-16
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