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AVP- Data Solutions Lead

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

AVP- Data Solutions Lead

Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at
Moody’s Investors Service is among the world’s most respected and widely utilized sources for credit ratings and research. Our opinions and analysis on a broad range of credit obligors and obligations are valued around the world for their insight and rigor. At MIS, our workplace culture supports our mission to be the Agency of Choice for our customers, employees and future employees. Our Culture focuses on Excellence and embodies behavioral qualities such as Integrity, Responsiveness, Collaboration, Respect and Passion. Our people are our core asset and we look beyond outcomes to ensure that behaviors and interactions matter.



Job Description

The AVP – Data Solutions will support MIS Tech project initiatives to ensure that the business needs are met with usable, quality data. The role will serve as a key contact person between the various business and technical teams and requires a self-motivated individual with a diverse skillset. Skills needed for the job include eliciting business requirements, validating and documenting the requirements, creating data mappings, creating process and data flows, and providing testing assistance. The role will also regularly work with IT developers, business analysts, data modelers, and Enterprise Data Management resources to ensure that both the business needs and MIS Tech strategic objectives are met.

Key responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Contributes to data and IT projects as a business-minded analyst, performing full lifecycle analysis including data profiling, requirements gathering and documenting, data mappings, process and data design flows, data quality controls input, and testing assistance

  • Establish and maintain a strong understanding of Moody’s business processes and data needs of the assigned business project and/or MIS Strategic objective

  • Work with business stakeholders to define, analyze, and document business requirements to help implement solutions consistent with the needs of Rating Groups and other MIS strategic objectives, including use case development as needed for clear understanding by business and development teams

  • Manage and support business and data requirements documentation

  • Assist with conceptual data modeling concepts to align to data domains

  • Ensures the various business applications maintained by MIS Tech reference the correct data sources, and facilitate consistent data structures and content across the organization

  • Understands and can communicate data management principles such as Master Data Management, Critical Data Elements, Granularity, Normalization, etc.

  • SQL skills for data profiling and analysis, and ability to reverse engineer existing databases with minimal assistance

  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities

  • Support data requests/projects and helps to interpret data sets

  • Perform ad-hoc data/process analysis as needed

  • Participate in Agile scrum teams and contribute to project planning and work prioritization

  • Be a thought leader and strategic thinker

  • Perform a Scrum Master role, or lead other Business/Data Analysts as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of Business/System/Data Analyst experience (requirements, data mappings, process flows, conceptual data modeling, etc.)

  • Financial Services industry experience a plus

  • Experience with SQL a must, experience with Data Profiling, ETL and Data Reporting tools a plus

  • Strong experience working in Agile environments, experience with design thinking.

  • Experience building use cases and test cases, and experience with test case execution

  • Ability to coordinate and assist teams to resolve complex analytical and technical issues

  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to translate technical concepts to business concepts and vice versa

  • Client focused, proactive, and results oriented

  • Detail oriented – strong analytical skills and ability to process information quickly

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to be an individual contributor and a manager

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 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.

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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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