• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 18 Oct 17

Data Analyst

Location: New York, NY, USA

The Moody's content management system (CMS) provides the authoring and publishing system for global research. The Research operations team seeks a Data Analyst to support major data migration initiatives in progress and planned for CMS, as well as business-as-usual operational support for research data processes.

MIS Research, Content Management System (CMS)

Qualifications:
  • Possesses excellent project and time management skills
  • Candidate must have excellent verbal and writing skills - ability to interpret and describe complex data strategy and milestones to business stakeholders. Proven and demonstrable ability to interpret technical processes and requirements and write and describe them in clear, non-technical, business documentation.
  • Teamwork and relationship skills, workstream leadership : Candidate will work closely with Technology teams, business Data governance, Operations, and have touch points with Research Controls and Compliance.
  • The ability to manage the change process, to understand implications of data quality, to measure the cost and benefits of data quality, and to detect and correct errors in databases.
  • Possesses strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter who understands what needs to be done and is capable managing their own and their direct reports schedule (if applicable). Ability to work in a self-directed and independent manner.
  • Testing and QA responsibilities: Candidate will be responsible for Quality Assurance testing strategies, use cases, and be the point person for managing the testing implementation for the business users.
  • Ability to train, direct and provide task and testing plans, oversee as dotted-line manager for an off-shore testing team
  • Data management and analysis: ability to perform gap analysis between current and future state, make recommendations, and drive to deliverables with timelines and teams.
  • Release management: manage ongoing data releases with data governance stakeholders, CMS team(s) and ownership for quality and validation. Expertise with the software development life cycle.
  • Technical:
    • Proficient office software skills (e.g. Excel, Access, Word).
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Access and MS Excel (exposure to advanced macro writing using VBA).
Additional Experience and Skills which would be a plus:
  • Expertise in SQL query writing in a relational database environment (Sybase or SQL Server preferred) with 2-4 years of relevant work experience. BI/QA tool knowledge.
  • Expertise in ODBC or other data interface APIs.
  • Ability to import, analyze, validate or model data for decision making purposes.
  • Exposure to ETL tools. Prior experience with a business intelligence/reporting tool is a plus.
  • Exposure to SharePoint technologies.


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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