Moody's Corporation
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Headquarter: New York City, NY, United States

Database Engineer

Posted 10 days ago
powertofly approved What Moody's Corporation Has to Offer:

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 supports independent thought and promotes a work environment that values and maximizes the contributions of all employees. Moody's offers their employees:

  • Commuter Benefit Plan
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Financial Planning
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Parental Leave
  • Department

    The Economic and Consumer Credit Analysis team, a division of Moody's Analytics, is a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country, and industry research designed to meet the diverse planning and information needs of businesses, governments, and professional investors worldwide. Our research has many dimensions: country analysis; financial markets; industrial markets; and regional markets. Moody's information and services are used in a variety of ways, including strategic planning; product and sales forecasting; risk and sensitivity management; and as investment research. #LI-LA1

    Job Description

    This role is responsible for maintaining and expanding the company’s historical and estimated time series databases, including independently improving existing processes and procedures to increase productivity, timeliness, and quality of output.
    • Maintain and expand historical and estimated macroeconomic databases
    • Administer databases containing economic time series data to ensure data quality
    • Maintain timeliness, accuracy and completeness utilizing FAME, VBA, C#, SQL and other applications and software
    • Navigate multiple proprietary interfaces
    • Research the availability of economic and demographic time series
    • Establish and maintain data provider relationships
    • Acquire historical time series data by gaining expertise in assigned industrial and geographic domains
    • Solve problems related to the management of these databases by utilizing independent judgment and critical thinking skills
    • Improve existing processes and procedures to increase productivity and quality of output
    • Generate and maintain metadata in order to accurately document managed datasets for ease of client use
    • Ensure client satisfaction, including speed and quality of responses to our existing clients via web conferences, phone calls, emails and interactive chats


    • Undergraduate or advanced degree with course work in economics, finance, statistics, or related fields preferred.
    • Excellent academic record and strong proficiency in computer use.
    • Programming languages such as R, Stata, SAS, C# or Visual Basic are a plus.
    • Knowledge of a foreign language is a plus.
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment and be able to accept responsibility for independently making decisions that have a significant and material impact on the success of the firm.
    • Strong interpersonal skills are a must.
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    Database Engineer
    Moody's Corporation