Director - Implementation Services - New York - 17880BR

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 $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.


Moody's Analytics - Enterprise Risk Solutions ( ERS)
The Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) Services Group is a global organization that helps clients better understand and manage financial risk. We develop solutions for financial institutions, large companies, and governments seeking to implement best practices in risk measurement and management.
Our client list includes some of the largest and most respected companies in the world. We design, build, and implement a broad range of software to fundamentally help our clients better balance risk and return. Our software has earned accolades from clients, regulators, and the financial media.
The Risk & Finance Solutions (RFS) business is comprised of product managers, project directors, subject matter experts, functional consultants, and technical consultants spread around the world with primary offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Collectively, we are recognized for our industry leading data, analytics, and software solutions and services. We help clients comply with ever-changing regulations and standards while providing the information and insights needed to manage a balance sheet comprehensively across asset, liability, and capital positions.

Job Description

As a Director of Implementation Services in the Enterprise Risk Solutions group, you will lead various software implementation projects by providing assistance to our clients for the design, configuration, and implementation of our software solutions. These projects may encompass credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, asset/liability management, and/or regulatory reporting. You should possess strong functional and technical skills with the capability to deliver services to external clients. In general, you will be expected to undertake various project tasks such as:
- Own delivery of implementation projects that include successful application of SDLC and Moody’s best practices
- Regularly engage with senior management internally and with senior client stakeholders
- Lead client-facing business requirements gathering and analysis
- Work closely with clients and our product management teams to design and implement new functionalities
- Support delivery of ongoing services and ensure expertise is at the forefront of our client interactions
- Configure and/or customize various financial and process-related aspects of the software utilizing Moody’s proprietary or industry standard software tools
- Create and deliver workshop based user training for client functional and technical teams
- Actively participate in enhancing our product suite and knowledge database (e.g. documentation review, feedback on products/project methodology, development of “how-to” entries, etc.)
- Support our clients in the development and execution of their testing methodology
- Converse with client resources and Moody’s subject matter experts to analyze and document issues and convey corresponding solutions
- Provide coaching and mentorship to junior resources on client engagements
- Work with sales to support opportunity development and serve as a subject matter expert on the implementation of Moody’s proprietary software solutions
- The position will require regular travel to client sites (approximately 25%)


- Bachelor’s degree required and graduate degree (e.g. Master's/MBA) desired, preferably in Computer Science, Finance, or Mathematics
- Experience in all phases of a software implementation project
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including effective presentation skills, and the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels, with both internal and external parties
- Strong understanding of accounting concepts, credit decision processes, and/or financial instruments
- Experience in Banking, Software, Consulting, and/or Risk Management industries strongly preferred
- Prior knowledge of Basel regulations, Asset/Liability Management practices, and regulatory reporting required
- Previous experience working with or implementing Moody’s proprietary software solutions strongly preferred
- Hands-on profile: the candidate must be able to troubleshoot computer systems and programs
- Problem solving skills: the candidate must show competencies and interest in solving functional and technical problems such as analyzing and solving product defects
- Proactive attitude with the ability to multi-task and deliver under tight deadlines
- Working knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL required
- Written and verbal fluency in English required with fluency in French strongly preferred
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