New York
Posted a month ago
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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 Data Solutions division is the commercial data business of Moody’s Analytics, bringing together a vast catalogue of data to help business decision-makers assess risks and opportunities. We are best known for Orbis, the world’s most comprehensive database of public and private companies. We are also the definitive source of ratings-related data for companies and securities that have been rated by Moody’s Investors Service. We strive to deliver convenience and insight to our customers by eliminating the hassle of sourcing, preparing and accessing data, adding value when decisions need to be made. Any analytical activity depends on reliable and accessible data, and we are proud to be a mission-critical information resource for decision-makers around the world.

    Job Description

    We are seeking product strategist to improve the customer experience by optimizing products and identifying areas for system and process improvements. Product Strategist role will be directly involved in supporting the team in the standardization and implementation of operational controls of analytic products that meet the clients’ needs and the quality expected from Moody’s Analytics. The product strategist will participate in strategic projects affecting the ratings data services. Also be a content specialist for the ratings feed, assisting with internal and external queries related to the ratings data feed.

    The ideal candidate will have experience working with consumers of reference and real-time financial content and have experience with modern market data delivery capabilities, taxonomies, and market standards. We seek a candidate with a firm grasp on technology and a passion for understanding the next generation of solutions – this is not a technologist role however the right candidate will be comfortable articulating requirements to engineers.

    Specific activities for the Product Strategist will include:
    • Help identify product and process improvements to retain and grow customers
    • Successful candidates will have a record of strong communication skills; in addition to preparing and delivering compelling presentations to management, the candidate may be expected to write detailed, clear business requirements, working with development and design teams to take concepts through execution while keeping cycle times under tight control.
    • Experience with news, research, and/or data products
    • Experience with web and data feed technologies
    • Intermediate skill level and experience in Access/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Experience with financial market data technologies especially Fixed Income or Derivative products.
    • Fundamental understanding of software development lifecycle.
    • Self-directed, adaptable, flexible.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, including very good presentation skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels, with both internal and external parties
    • Individual must be highly organized, detail-oriented and be able to manage several projects at once
    • Regularly interact with Sales, Customer Service and Product Operations to provide exceptional customer service
    • Coordinate across other teams to ensure successful implementation and operational standards


    • BA/BS in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Library Sciences, Engineering or any related technical field
    • Prior experience at a financial technology firm, financial institution or other data-intensive setting is a plus
    • Strong track-record demonstrating critical thinking, resourcefulness and initiative
    • Ability to break down complex problems and summarize findings to varied audiences
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills, strong analytical and presentation skills
    • Exceptional organizational and planning ability
    • Experience with web analytics and Agile development processes
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    Associate Product Strategist (New York City or Remote)