Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Corporate Services

Location(s):

  • Remote - United States, US

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Employer: Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

Title: Financial Engineer

Location: 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007

Duties: Apply statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize data to support the development and implementation of both fundamental and structured finance credit rating models and scorecards for Moody's credit ratings process. Conduct econometric and statistical analysis to support selection of credit rating model and scorecard factors and key drivers of default and/or expected loss. Conduct research on credit rating model and scorecard development and calibration techniques. Work with rating analysts, methodology development, review and verification groups, and IT to design, develop, test, maintain and implement new and existing credit rating models and scorecards. Build statistical models and prototypes and perform econometric modeling utilizing MATLAB, Python, R, Stata or other statistical modeling program. Analyze corporate balance sheets, prepare statistical reports and other applied data analysis to support selection of model and scorecard factors supported by data or economic theory. Document models and scorecards and test implementation of model scorecards. Draft calibration reports and white papers as needed for methodology and modeling projects. Liaise with credit rating analyst, IT development and Quality Assessment teams to implement scorecards and address technical questions and issues from scorecard users. Telecommuting permitted (100% telecommuting position. Will consider applicants resident in the continental U.S.)

Requirements: Must have a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Finance, Financial Engineering, Data Science, or a closely related quantitative field. Must have experience or academic training with the following: performing financial, credit, or equity analysis; performing econometric and statistical modeling; developing credit risk models and applying knowledge of financial quantitative methods and data analytics; working with various types of financial databases; applying knowledge of Probability, Statistics, Monte Carlo simulation, Regression analysis, and Time series models; utilizing data and programming tools, including VBA, C-Sharp, Machine Learning, Python, SQL, R, and MATLAB; and applying knowledge of algorithms, functional data structure, and data analysis. Telecommuting permitted (100% telecommuting position. Will consider applicants resident in the continental U.S.)

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $108,326 to $137,400, depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody’s also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

To apply please submit resume through careers.moodys.com, via e-mail at hrbox28@moodys.com, or by mail to: Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Attn: HR Box 28, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007. Please refer to Job Ref. 3515.


For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $108,326 to $137,400, depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role may be eligible for a completion bonus. Moody’s also offers insurance and a discounted employee stock purchase plan for limited duration employees.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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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.
For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

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