Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Engineering & Technology


  • 1414 S Tryon Street, 7th Floor, The Railyard Floors 5-8, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28203, US

Moody’s is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.

At Moody’s, we’re taking action. We’re hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We’re educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at

The Vice President of Data Strategy is a leadership role responsible for defining and executing the company's data strategy to drive business goals and objectives. This role requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of how to leverage data as a valuable asset and a proven track record of delivering data-driven solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Define and implement the company's data strategy, aligning it with the overall business strategy and objectives.

2. Lead the development of data governance and data management standards, ensuring data quality and integrity across all data assets.

3. Oversee the design and implementation of data architectures, data models, tools, and capabilities.

4. Collaborate with cross-functional teams in business and product management to build solutions that are consistent with our tech strategy.

5. Drive the adoption of data-driven decision making across the organization, fostering a culture of data literacy.

6. Monitor data and analytics industry trends and advancements, adopting best practices to maintain competitive edge.

7. Provide guidance, mentorship, and foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.


1. A minimum of 12 years of experience in data strategy, data management, or a related field, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.

2. Proven experience in developing and implementing data strategies and driving data-driven transformation.

3. Data Modeling experience is a must. Understanding of Relational and Dimensional Modeling, Normalization, Key Structures, Indexing, Partitioning, etc. Experience with ERWIN, ER Studio, or other data modelling tool required

4. Proficiency with SQL query writing in a modern relational database environment, and data analysis and reverse engineering skills are a must

5. Knowledge of Python, AWS tools and services, and modern data architecture concepts (such as Microservices Architecture)

6. Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.

7. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to articulate the value of data in driving business outcomes to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

8. Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems or related field. Advanced degree preferred.

The Vice President of Data Strategy plays a crucial role in transforming the company into a data-driven organization. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, a strong leader, and a passionate advocate for the power of data.

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is [[$162,200 - [[$235,100, 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.

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 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.

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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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