Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • Elixir Business Park, Plot 15A, 5th - 8th Floor, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, 201301, IN

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways. 

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity. 

The Role:

Within our Earthquake Model Development team, you will be a part of Moody’s Analytics Geotechnical Model Development group. In that role, you will contribute to the development and enhancement of our geotechnical models. Your role will include gathering and analyzing geotechnical model data providing a hands-on experience in the geotechnical earthquake modeling framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpret geotechnical model data such as boring logs, well data and time series data
  • Ability to process and interpret satellite imagery and Digital Elevation Models along with their derivatives
  • Contribute to ongoing research and development efforts in the field of liquefaction hazard modeling, incorporating latest innovations in the field of geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Apply statistical and data analysis methods to quantify risks associated with liquefaction hazard in different scenarios
  • Ability to work with spatial data formats to generate visualizations and process workflows in the form of reproducible codes
  • Work in collaboration with the team to ensure alignment with project objectives
  • Effectively communicate complex technical or scientific concepts, both verbally and in writing


  • MS or PhD degree in related fields: Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Seismology or related field.
  • Proficient coding skills, preferably in R or python
  • Proficient in statistics specializing in the scientific interpretation of diverse sets of observational data
  • Knowledge of geotechnical data and modeling techniques
  • Familiarity with GIS and Remote Sensing tools and software's
  • Familiarity with flow modeling software's such as MODFLOW
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to investigate and solve problems
  • Ability to work in a team

The Department / Team:

  • In Earthquake Model Development team, we implement latest science and engineering by partnering with the academic institutions, researchers and clients to ensure that our clients make impactful financial decisions based on the best available information. We are a global, multi-disciplinary team of professionals with a shared passion for developing the best catastrophe models in the market. Our team comprises:
  • Scientists and engineers in the areas of earth science and engineering, from seismology, geophysics, geology, geotechnical engineering, ground-motion modeling to earthquake engineering.
  • Experts in analytics and statistics for scientific interpretation of a wide range of observation data and earthquake loss estimates.
  • An unmatched team of risk modelers with long-term experience and diverse perspectives.

Moody’s 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.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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