• Competitive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-10-17

Technical Business Analyst / Design Architect

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The successful candidate will be a member of the Product Management team of the solution for IFRS17. The successful candidate will report to the Product Manager. The main focus of this position is to participate in the development of the solution for IFRS17. The candidate will ensure the link between the business side (incl. customers), development team and any third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle; mainly through technical functionalities to enhance the framework of the product.

This is an exciting opportunity to be directly involved the design and development of Moody's Analytics' Insurance Modelling & Analytics solutions.

The Design Architect will work closely with stakeholders (Product Managers, Engineering, Sales, Marketing and Clients) to understand the requirements and the technology and produce well thought out, intuitive product designs for complex products.

The role would suit candidates with experience in designing and developing large scale, enterprise software solutions. The candidate should have experience working in software companies to create a compelling story of how the software can solve business problems faced by our clients.

Experience in Agile software development would be beneficial. Candidates should be technically minded and able to understand complex products and technology quickly. The role provides the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the modelling and financial analysis carried out at Moody's across all areas of ERS Insurance and also to work on cutting edge SaaS products.

Within MA, the Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) Division offers to Institutions a wide range of software, analytics and consultative solutions to enable risk management staff to understand, measure, and manage risk within an enterprise risk context. The ERS group is composed of experienced consultants working with and drawing on the insight and expertise of our world-class analytics technology, data and software, as well as market experience.

The successful candidate will join our growing line of business responsible for products and services that we deliver to the insurance industry. Over the year, Moody's Analytics has been developing award-winning solutions and has a large global client footprint in the insurance market segment. IFRS17 is a new and exciting opportunity for us where we are investing and hiring more people to join our team.


  • Experience working in small or large software companies in Product management, UX and design roles
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering software with modern, well designed user interface with a user centred design approach
  • Ability to quickly understand complex technical subjects where it may not be clear yet what all the requirements are
  • Hands on approach working directly as part of Agile delivery teams to produce specifications & mock ups, facilitate design discussions & workshops and ultimately deliver working software
  • Experience with cloud platforms and SaaS
  • Agile software development experience is beneficial
  • If possible, have a good understanding of IFRS 17 (or financial reporting process) requirements

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 $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.