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Technical Consultant

Company Name: Moody’s Analytics
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 year
Degree: A degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is required
Nationality: Any
Job Description:
We are actively seeking a Technical Consultant to join our Implementation Services Group within our ERS – Banking Reg Tech organization. Implementation Services team specializes in installing, upgrading and configuring our financial software suites on customer site. Our products are used extensively by commercial banks, insurance companies, other private sector financial institutions, and governmental organisations throughout the world.
Our projects include software integration, product migration and upgrades, design and development of custom software components, data conversion and import, and technical client training.
Reporting to a Implementation Services team manager, you will be responsible for delivering technical excellence both internally and on client implementation projects. As there is a significant element of client facing exposure in this role, mobility is required for on-site visits throughout the Middle East.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Implementation Services Group in our Dubai office, reporting to a IS Team Manager based in Dubai.
Key Responsibilities
Technical architecture design and review
Qualifying technical queries coming from both customers and internally, and where necessary escalate to the R&D team
Performing performance benchmarking and analysis
Performing on-site technical audits of customer installations
Contributing to internal knowledge management systems by updating existing entries and developing best practices and FAQs
Working closely with other groups such as Presales and Education, be an internal reference point for technical advice and issues.
Assisting implementation projects in the following areas:
Product installation and configuration, including assistance with setting up 3 rd party software such as database and application servers
Advising on administrative and environmental issues such as security and access rights
Troubleshoot issues (Oracle, J2EE server)
Provide training to system administrators and DBAs
Required Qualifications
A degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is required
Extensive experience with either a software developer or systems integrator working as an expert on technically complex applications and architectures
Strong relational database experience, especially Oracle 11g/12c, with knowledge of system architectures, system roll outs and general support
Excellent command of PL/SQL: coding, performance tuning (analysis of execution plans) and usage of performance optimization tools
Good understanding of server hardware, data storage, and web based application architecture
Experience in setting up and administering web servers, ideally Websphere and/or Apache
Good understanding of web technologies and web application server configuration (Websphere, Weblogic, Tomcat, and/or JBOSS)
Strong customer services skills are essential
Good written and verbal communication skills in English, French would be a plus.
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels, with both internal and external parties.
Ability to work autonomously with some supervision, yet integrate appropriately with the team and other areas within Moody’s.
Highly organised, efficient and able to work to tight deadlines.
Excellent attention to detail
First experience on Big Data projects will be much appreciated : Hadoop,spark,yarn,etc
Previous experience in Cloud computing will be appreciated .
Ability to work pro-actively, multi-task and able to work using own initiative.
Excellent planning, organisational, implementation and follow-up skills required.
Must be flexible with travel including international travel (more than 50%)
Preferred Qualifications
Part of Moody’s Analytics group, the ERS – BRT business unit builds and deploys fully integrated solutions on credit, market & liquidity risk and ALM software products.
The Banking RegTech group builds software to help banks around the world assess the overall health of their balance sheets and generate reports for regulators and other stakeholders. We know that regulatory and accounting standards and the technological demands of our customers are subject to change, which is why we employ a continuous cycle of innovation that allows us to offer nimble and agile solutions to our customers’ problems.
Job Req ID
Moody’s Analytics (MA)
Line of Business
Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS)
Job Category
Product Development
Job Sub Category
Advisory Services & Technical Consulting
Experience Level
Experienced Hire
Working at Moody’s
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.
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 of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.
EEO Policy
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
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.
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