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 www.moodys.com.
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.
DepartmentThis position sits within Moody's Analytics Administration.
- Manage a business systems group consisting of business analysts, and potentially business systems managers and project managers to support the needs of the business.
- Manage a portfolio of systems and provide a single face to the business to address their requests and concerns related to those systems.
- Maintain a strong understanding of respective MA business processes, strategies, market dynamics and competitive landscape.
- Maintain a strong working relationship with the business by filtering and prioritizing customer demand, initiation and development of enhancements, collaborating on the overall stability of the platform with bug fixes and post project transitions, providing appropriate communications, and gaining sign-off on work products to make MA an effective enabler of the business strategy.
- Work with business stakeholders and MA management to establish priorities for the development and deployment of new systems and the maintenance and enhancement of existing systems, including support for business case development and the development of technology road maps
- Ensure effective delivery through Maintenance and Enhancement Releases across the entire life cycle, including requirements specification, system design, development, testing and deployment
- Partner with Project Managers, Development/Application Managers, Technical Architects, Quality Assurance Managers and others to ensure effective platform wide communication and issue management.
- Collaborate with Production Support to resolve client issues and respond to system-related questions
- Monitor ongoing system performance and operational health, ensuring that incidents are resolved in a timely manner and underlying issues are prioritized and addressed as necessary
- Prepare and deliver status updates to various levels of business and MA senior management, ensuring all stakeholders are engaged to an appropriate degree
- Support MA senior management in achieving strategic MA goals and monitor progress through the use of appropriate metrics
- Administer policy, procedure and process standards for the effective management of the MA organization
- Work with Human Resources to recruit staff and maintain a team that can achieve both business and MA strategies and objectives
- Coach team members and help them develop career paths and training programs to ensure adequate professional development.
Minimum education and work experience required for this position include:
- Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
- Experience in managing teams and resources is highly desirable
- Experience with business process reengineering, organizational change management, and cost-benefit analysis is desirable
- Direct experience implementing Salesforce.com.
- Experience with Apttus CPQ and Order/Proposal modules would be beneficial
- Knowledge of IT leading practices such as ITIL and continuous improvement / process improvement methods (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean Design, etc).
- Expertise with Access/Excel/PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Acrobat, and Visio
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.