Implementation Consultant (Financial Services) - London - 15191BR

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 www.moodys.com.
At Moody’s Analytics we empower our customers to make better, faster decisions. We do so by providing timely and relevant research, data, analytics, software, and professional services solutions. We are a global firm with an extensive presence in local markets, serving more than 10,500 customers in 155 countries. We strive each day to approach all interactions and challenges with an open mindset, to apply excellence in everything we do, and to be united in our focus on meeting our customers’ needs.

The Banking RegTech group builds software to help banks around the world assess the overall health of their balance sheets and generate reports for regulators and other stakeholders. We know that regulatory and accounting standards and the technological demands of our customers are subject to change, which is why we employ a continuous cycle of innovation that allows us to offer nimble and agile solutions to our customers’ problems.

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Moody's Analytics calls this role a Product Consultant internally. Product Consultants are specialists in the implementation, configuration and upgrade of Basel II, Basel III and ALM solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide consulting on Moody’s Analytics banking solutions
  • Assist clients with all stages of a product implementation
  • Building proof of concepts and prototyping
  • Business requirements gathering and gap analysis
  • Data mapping
  • Product installation and configuration
  • Development of custom functionality
  • Unit Testing and supporting client User Acceptance Testing
  • End User product training
  • Have strong knowledge of the business domain that our product operates in and how to use our product to fulfill customer needs.
  • Work with project managers to build and maintain a project plan and issues list.
  • Work with product managers to give feedback on the product and to log product defects.
  • Stay current on the functionality of our products.
  • Share knowledge with other consultants on how best to implement our products.
  • Requires a significant amount of travel to client sites

Qualifications

Required

Required Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Finance
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Experience of working in a software implementation role
  • Comfortable working under different implementation methodologies e.g. Waterfall and Agile
  • Significant experience in the Banking Industry within risk management
  • Basel II and Basel III or ALM exposure gained in a Bank, a consultancy firm or a software engineering company
  • Excellent knowledge of existing and international regulatory requirements (e.g. EU - Capital Requirements Directive - CRD, Basel II) and in depth understanding of the proposed revision of the international regulatory framework (Basel III, CRD III, CRD IV)
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g.FRM or CFA) are a plus
  • Technical skills on Relational databases and SQL
  • Experience in Data Mapping between systems of financial and risk data
  • Knowledge of Data Modelling within the Banking sector
  • Skills in improving data quality, data validation and trouble shooting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; client presentations and writing project documentation
  • Fluent English is essential in order to work with our clients, additional European languages are advantageous.

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.