• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 20 Feb 18

Business Analyst

Location: New York, NY, USA

The Role:

The business analyst's primary objective is facilitating implementation of structured finance technology solutions.

The Responsibilities:
  • Lead development cycle execution for our flagship products.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to design and develop product functionality.
  • Develop use cases and/or specific requirements based on stakeholder requirements.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications.
  • Liaise with the engineering, program management, and research teams as well as facilitate understanding of the design requirements.
  • Drive User Acceptance Testing.
  • Provide content and review documentation for release or new features.
  • Assist with special projects.
  • Train junior staff.


Structured Analytics and Valuations

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor's) or graduate/second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master's) with an emphasis in financial engineering, computer science, engineering, math, finance, economics, or a related quantitative field preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant business analyst experience.
  • Working knowledge of relational database technologies (SQL) required.
  • Experience working with scripting or object-oriented programming languages preferred.
  • Working knowledge of financial concepts and exposure to structured finance preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Technical writing skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated initiative, enthusiasm, and ability to learn quickly and excel as part of a dynamic team.


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 $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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