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Moody's Analytics Overview

New York, NY
5001 to 10000 employees
Moody's
2008
Company - Public
Financial Analytics & Research
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources and innovative application ... Read more

Company Updates

  • This week's NYC Hack Day was a success! Fifteen innovative teams made up of engineers, developers, data scientists, and others spent all of Thursday hacking. Ideas were shared and demo'd today, with awards for Grand Prize, Most Disruptive, Most Relevant to an Existing Moody's Analytics Product, Most Original Use of Moody's Analytics Data, and Best Team Name. Prizes included Bose Wearable Speakers, Google Home Minis, Echo Dots, and gift cards.

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    Best in Biz Awards | Moody's Analytics

    Moody's Analytics has won at the annual Best in Biz Awards, taking Silver in the Best New Product Version of the Year - Enterprise and Small and Medium Business category.

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Moody's Analytics – Why Work For Us?


Big impact. Cutting-edge technology. Diverse backgrounds. Open-minded intellect. Moody’s Analytics works at the intersection of finance and technology to develop market-leading products.

We have impact. So will you.

We have impact. Collectively our ability to influence, have a voice, be heard, and collaborate contribute to our capacity to serve credit-sensitive markets worldwide. Diverse opinions are encouraged and leverage the depth and breadth of experiences that our employees bring to work each day. We expect Moody’s employees to be accessible and collaborative, and in return, Moody’s offers a work environment that promotes intellectual curiosity, analytical rigor, and collegiality. Our people and our environment uphold our core values of integrity, insight, intellectual leadership, inclusion, and independence.

Why Work at Moody's Analytics

Roles at Moody's Analytics

Moody’s Analytics is committed to fostering innovation across the firm as we better understand and adapt to an environment characterized by widespread, technology-driven change.

Emerging Business Unit

Established in 2016, this group is devoted to enriching our culture of innovation, developing a platform for innovation, and uncovering new opportunities.

Initiatives include:

  • Identifying new business opportunities for Moody’s Analytics
  • Tech events and knowledge sharing such as Meetup events and an internal lunch & learn series
  • Innovation challenges and competitions such as Hackathons
  • The testing and adoption of cloud environments, collaboration tools, and an API management platform
  • Exploration of applications of artificial intelligence, automation, and blockchain to our business

  

Click here to follow the Moody's Analytics Emerging Business Unit on LinkedIn.

Moody’s Analytics Technology Rotation (MATR) Program

Over 600 of Moody’s Analytics’ employees are software developers, engineers, or architects. The MATR program offers recent college graduates a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding start to a career in financial technology.

Benefits include:

  • The opportunity to drive the development of products and solutions that make an impact around the world while working on a variety of challenging projects.
  • A two-year program in which participants rotate across different business lines and offices located in the US.
  • Skill-based training, one-to-one mentoring, and unique exposure to senior leaders throughout the program.

Create Confidence is the common cause that serves as a unifying theme for everyone at Moody’s Analytics. Our goal is to align the performance and success of every MA employee with the ambitions and aspirations that we have for Moody’s Analytics as an enterprise.

Create Confidence:

  • Expresses the type of interaction that we seek to have with our customers. In our business, it is imperative that we go above and beyond to deliver the best products and services to our customers.
  • Emphasizes the importance of trust that flows from our promise to meet our commitments to external customers as well as our colleagues across the company.
  • Reflects an essential attribute for effective collaboration: execution at a world-class standard is possible only if we are all confident in one another’s commitment to excellence, and feel assured that we can rely on our colleagues for timely and high quality contributions.

      

There are three central elements of Create Confidence:

  • Each year, the Create Confidence Award recognizes individuals who embody the Create Confidence values: being excellent; going the extra mile, focusing on the customer; collaborating with colleagues; and taking the lead. We celebrate the hundreds of nominees as well as our winners.
  • With Teams In Action, we share stories that aim to inspire teams to seek Wow results; seed new ideas to achieve better communication, trust, and accountability; and foster pride in the Moody’s Analytics culture and brand.
  • Our Create Confidence Local Chapters spearhead initiatives within individual departments or office locations that promote the Create Confidence cause and values. These activities range from hosting a bake-off to publishing and sharing a quarterly newsletter to planning and executing a full week of employee appreciation activities.
  • This video provides a high-level introduction into Creat Confidence - the theme that unifies MA colleagues around the world.
     
     

Our business benefits from having many different perspectives. That's why we actively promote diversity at every level of Moody's. We work hard to ensure that all employees, from company leaders to new hires, are respected, included and empowered.


Our Strategy

Employee Resource Groups

Fostering a culture where everyone feels included and empowered means giving everyone a voice to express their views. Moody’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide a platform for our employees to share their ideas on ways to make Moody's work culture even more inclusive. ERGs provide information to our leaders on how managers can support employees and how we can make Moody's an employer of choice for all. We have five groups with a total of 28 chapters across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC:

Workplace Flexibility

Flexible work arrangements allow our employees the opportunity to better manage their work and personal needs while also ensuring that business demands are still met. Individuals can modify their hours and work locations in consultation with their managers.

Women in Leadership

To help us achieve a diverse and high-performing culture and to build Moody’s leadership pipeline, we offer hundreds of hours of training, mentoring, and networking opportunities geared toward women’s professional needs. These include:

  • Building Leadership Presence Through Powerful Communication
  • Senior Women’s Leadership Forum
  • Leadership Spotlights and Fireside Chats
  • Working Parents Circle
  • Group Mentoring and “60 Minutes” Speed Mentoring programs

External Recognition for Moody's Diversity and Inclusion Efforts


Open the door to a better future

We believe that knowledge fuels opportunity. The core of our business is to provide insights that help equip participants in the global financial markets to understand risks and move forward with critical insight. Our approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) is rooted in that same belief. We seek to empower people with the knowledge, resources and confidence they need to create a better future - for themselves, their communities and the environment.

"When our actions - individually and together as a company - give more people what they need in order to pursue their ambitions, it creates ever-widening ripples of opportunity throughout communities and our world."

Arlene Isaacs-Lowe, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

Our global CSR efforts are focused around four core areas:

Moody's Foundation

Established in 2002, Moody's Foundation directs our corporate philanthropy and sponsors our employee giving programs that contribute to stronger communities - and a brighter future - for people around the world. 

Employee Matching

We support the initiatives for which Moody's employees volunteer their time and effort. Through the Dollars for Doers program, employees who volunteer 40 or more hours at a single nonprofit during the year can direct a $500 Moody's Foundation grant to that nonprofit. We also match up to $2,500 of employees' personal gifts to eligible tax-exempt nonprofits or governmental organizations. 


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    Flexible work schedule and an amazing work life balance.
    Coworkers are very friendly and helpful.
    Interesting and challenging work.

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    Apply, speak to recruiters be knowledgeable and very invested and share the same passion as of you were a potential employee. Explain how you could be an asset and be Diffeent.

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Moody's Analytics Awards & Accolades

  • Technology Vendor of the Year Award, Risk Awards, 2018
  • Award for Innovation in Customer Service - Financial Services Industries | Gold, The Stevie Awards, 2018
  • Economic Scenario Generation Product of the Year, Risk.net Market Technology Awards, 2018
  • Stress Testing Product of the Year, Risk.net Market Technology Awards, 2018
  • Regulatory Reporting Product of the Year, Risk.net Market Technology Awards, 2018
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Pledges & Certifications

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Returnships

Offer formal "internships" for mid-career people or those returning to the workforce

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