AVP, Business Analyst

  • Moody s Corporation
  • Charlotte, New York
  • Aug 01, 2021
Consultant Information Technology Professional Services Strategy-Planning

Job Description

Job DescriptionAs part of our Business Analysis team, you will support technology Agile delivery and change for our ESG efforts in the Moody's Investors Service (MIS) organization. You'll experience a degree of autonomy you don't often see elsewhere, with the freedom to grow and develop in many different areas of the business and technology. In this team, you will work with squads, program managers, product owners and leadership to lead squads by capturing stories, ensuring delivery to KPIs and coordinating across the squad for new initiatives, regular routines and program changes as we continue to grow and evolve through our digital transformation.The AVP, Business Analyst is a talented practitioner focused on reinforcing our culture and keeping our teams focused on delivery. You will be a trusted advisor to senior leaders and key stakeholders across MIS delivering on a variety of initiatives. You will be responsible for leading agile delivery for 2-3 squads and as needed, you will step in as a Scrum Master, leading and participating in Scrum ceremonies.Responsibilities include:Serve as the Senior Business analyst and/or Scrum Master for various development projectsElicit business and functional requirements from primary stakeholders as well as document and analyze current and future state business process flows.Partner with product owners to craft user stories with well-defined acceptance criteria in support of agile delivery of technology solutionsPreform dimensional fit / gap analysis between current and future state technology solutions to support acquisition programs and evaluate vendor solutions.Develop data flow diagrams for integrations to reporting, finance and fulfilment applications that will support the technical design and build processes.Collaborate with project managers, technical leads and quality assurance leads to ensure effective cross-project communication and issue management.Lead user acceptance testing by gathering test scenarios, developing scripts, triaging defects and capturing sign-off from stakeholders and project leads.Collaborate with solution integrators and external consultants on technology projects throughout the duration of an implementation by reviewing and providing feedback on project artefacts, helping coordinate meetings with stakeholders and testing new functionality.Provide demonstrations of and documentation for new features in the system/software.Actively participate in process improvement initiatives to enable operational efficiency.Partner with the Data Management and Analytics Teams to ensure technology solutions adhere to data quality requirements and meet stakeholder reporting objectives.Transition all new technology solutions to the Production Operations and Support Teams.RequirementsUndergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor's degree) in a related field required.8+ years of relevant experience required.Scrum Master and Business systems analysis experience required.Strong Access/Excel skills, SQL, Miro is a plus.Experience with JIRA or other issue and project tracking software applications.Strong quantitative analysis skills and the ability to translate analysis into actionable tasks.Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines.Must possess strong initiative and a get-it-done attitude.Excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.Ability to coordinate and assist large teams in resolving complex analytical and technical issues.Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with the ability to create innovative solutions.Client focused, proactive and results oriented with ability to support clients across multiple locations.Working at Moody'sMoody'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.EntityMoody'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.EEO PolicyMoody'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. For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. For New York City positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the New York City Fair Chance Act. For all other applicants, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of applicable law. Click here to view our full EEO policy statement. Click here for more information on your EEO rights under the law. Click here to view our Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination statement.Securities Trading Policy (STP)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.PDN-9409b54d-0cb2-4366-b750-d15d494f19ec

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