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

VP – Data Engineering

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 moodys.com.
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.

Department

MIS

Job Description

The VP – Data Engineering will help with the modernization and transformation of the data ecosystem within Moody’s Investor Services (MIS).This person will build, maintain and influence a range of data initiatives across various business areas and drive the build out modern cloud-based data engineering practices.

Key responsibilities for this role include the following:

  • Develop, build and test data engineering pipelines
  • Lead a team of data engineers and data analysts to implement a modern data ecosystem to support various functions within MIS
  • Recruit and build high performing team of data engineers to execute and operate at scale
  • Champion the target state architecture and move data gravity from on-premises to the cloud through migration of data assets and workloads to the cloud
  • Leverage ELT (Extract-Load-Transform) and distributed data mesh architecture to transform the way we manage data in the organization
  • Manage data driven initiatives involving timelines, vendor relationships, and budgets to ensure projects are delivered with the highest quality and within specified timeframes.
  • Help develop baseline technology standards, tools platforms and processes in support of the overall data strategy.
  • Work closely with business and technology colleagues to create platforms built using modern, consumer focused technologies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, MIS or other related field.
  • 8-10 years of Data Engineering experience and at least 5 years of data focused leadership position
  • 2-4 years of cloud based data engineering experience including cloud data warehouses
  • Advanced expertise in creating and evangelizing best practices and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated solid experience working on strategic projects in data management space
  • Experience with AWS, data modeling, Snowflake will be a plus
  • Ability to build, lead, influence and motivate teams through times of change
  • Excellent communication skills with respect to both technical and non-technical audiences at various levels of the organization
  • Demonstrates high EQ and self-awareness. Inspires teams to engage, innovate and deliver
  • Passion for end to end solutions and delighting the end user through effective listening and expectation management
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 accommodations@moodys.com. 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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