• Competitive
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-08-21

Product Analyst

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Moody's Analytics Structured Finance API is a flexible and cutting edge content delivery platform, which provides an end-to-end integration of economic, credit and cash flow models. In this role, you will join our Structured Finance API product team to learn all aspects of the Moody's Analytics structured finance business and help drive our platform services redesign efforts. You will work with the platform services and web portal engineering teams to help redesign our cash flow web services into cloud based infrastructure, so as to support the growing needs of our customer base. This will be hands-on learning experience where you will participate in real world production processes from data acquisition to product delivery. You will be a member of Moody's Analytics' team creating and supporting some of the industry's leading data, model and software solutions for the structured finance industry.

This role would include:
  • Lead web services redesign project that aims at improving the quality of cash flow analytics on our web portal product
  • Coordinate communication between Engineering, Program Management and Research teams to facilitate understanding of design requirements
  • Assist in providing content and reviewing documentation for release of new features
  • Work as part of our product teams to prepare use cases, design product functionality, specify bug fixes and software enhancement requests
  • Communicate key product features and values to clients. Assist with support calls that involve valuation questions, product feature demonstrations, integration issues and product improvements.
  • Contribute and lead long term projects and initiatives that benefit the quality of client-facing products
  • Work with our data team to understand our monthly production cycle and sophisticated data processes. Have an opportunity to streamline processes and improve quality and efficiency through automation
  • Learn how to model waterfalls for a variety of structured finance asset classes, including RMBS, CMBS, ABS and CLOs
  • Support training activities on the technical and analytical aspects of products.


Content Solutions - Structured

  • Undergraduate or graduate/second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master's) with a quantitative or problem solving emphasis. Preferred degrees are in Finance, Engineering, Math, Economics, Computer Science, or related fields
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server or another relational database is required
  • Experience in C/C++, C#, Excel VBA, Java or other programming languages is preferred
  • Experience in working with large/complex data sets beneficial
  • Candidate must be willing to learn structured finance and have an interest in technology
  • Good written and oral English communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate and assist large teams in resolving complex analytical issues
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Possess great initiative and have strong organizational skills



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.

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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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