Associate Director - Product Manager - San Francisco - 13519BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at
The Department / Team
The Enterprise Risk Solutions portfolio product management team creates products related to measuring and managing portfolio credit risk. The type of business applications of the products include measuring economic capital, correlation, migration, capital allocation, limit setting, risk adjusted pricing, and valuation of credit risk instruments.
Moody's Analytics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation, offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit risk management. This product management role is within the Risk and Finance Analytics line of business in the Enterprise Risk Solutions division – one of the largest divisions of Moody’s Analytics.

We are looking for an Associate Director to serve as a product manager for Moody’s Analytics Portfolio Products. In this role you will help lead the product development process for ImpairmentCalc, Moody’s Analytics IFRS 9 software solution for banks, insurance and corporate institutions. Responsibilities include coordinating between product and engineering on the design, development, testing and overall quality management.

Lastly you will also be responsible to work on new growth initiatives for the Portfolio Products to grow its SaaS run rate.

  • Developing clear and concise business requirements that can be communicated to the engineering teams.
  • Be involved in the day-to-day interactions (e.g. scrum) with the engineering teams, working closely to ensure the alignment of business requirements with user stories etc. being captured in JIRA.
  • Supporting Product Management activities in building long term product backlog based on internal and external requirements and developing product roadmaps.
  • Provide content, high-quality documentation and review documentation for release or new features.
  • Assist with support calls that involve product management issues.
  • Support Business Requirements activities by providing end-to-end analysis for product and initiatives with respect to data requirements, data flows, data modeling, workflow context and design, and user interface designs within and across Moody's systems.
  • Train on the technical and analytical aspects of the product.
  • Assist with support calls that involve product management issues.
  • Independently creating mock-ups for new screens for existing applications.
  • Understand each client’s priorities and help position our solutions to meet their needs.
  • Provide feedback from clients to help develop new product and service offerings.



  • 2-4 years of experience with credit risk or other financial software products.
  • Previous product management experience using Agile development practices
  • Product management experience with building a SaaS based product.
  • Strong understanding of CECL and IFRS 9.
  • Experience with building product prototypes and experience with Qlik.
  • Experience with products based on Big Data, Spark and HTML5 a plus.
  • Experience building software product which includes accounting and financial reporting.
  • Experience at a financial institution, FRM, PRM or CFA designation a plus.
  • Ability to coordinate with R&D, software engineers, and sales.
  • Detail-oriented skills and ability to manage multiple projects at one time. Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines are required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills to multiple levels of management and associates.
  • B.S. in a quantitative field (Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science). Masters or MBA preferred.
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