Associate Vice President - Analytical Verification

ISSINDIA (Mumbai, MH, India) 9 days ago

ISS Governance

Governance offerings include objective governance research and recommendations, and end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions. Institutional clients have long turned to ISS to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risk, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis. ISS covers approximately 44,000 meetings in 115 countries yearly, delivering proxy research and vote recommendations while working closely with clients to execute more than 10.2 million ballots representing 4.2 trillion shares.

To learn more, visit [...] are currently seeking an Associate Vice President– Analytical Verification to join our QBIT (Quality Assurance Benchmarking and Independent Testing) Analytical Verification team in Mumbai, India.

Job Overview:

The QBIT Analytical Verification team independently verifies if various models, data solutions, data processes and business logics related to corporate governance and responsible investing are implemented accurately. The analytical verification encompasses independently developing prototypes of models, data processes and business logics, devising test cases and vectors, production code review and documentation of the test results. An Associate is expected to assist the team in all the stages of the analytical verification cycle. The candidate will be responsible for designing, planning, executing, and supporting the automated verification as well as software deployment and release management.  

This is a techno-functional role that blends the domain of Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) risk with the data technology and analysis. You will primarily work on technologies such as MS SQL Server 2017, R and Python. The role does not involve statistical or quantitative modeling or developing machine learning models.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop prototypes of models, data processes and business logics related to corporate governance and responsible investing products and data platforms
  • Develop approach and framework to verify the models, data processes and business logics underlying various analytical products and data solutions
  • Data profiling and data quality analysis.
  • Backed by data analysis, assess and evaluate model specifications, data flow and processes and business logics for accuracy, completeness, thoroughness and potential dislocations
  • Software deployment and release management
  • Assess scope of different projects and define timelines, plans, and roadmap
  • Collaborate and communicate with modeling, development and product teams working in a global setting to plan and execute verification strategy. Document results and provide solutions
  • Promote an environment that fosters commitment to data and product quality, operational excellence, collaboration and knowledge sharing

Qualification:

  • B.E./B.Tech. /MCA with a strong programming aptitude.
  • Strong in R and SQL.
  • Experience level - 8 to 12 years.
  • Knowledge and experience on python will be a plus.
  • Strong analytical, numeric and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have worked on the data analysis projects.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks as needed.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with global business and technical teams.
  • Self-starter and quick-learner.
  • Ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced environment independently with little supervision
  • Candidates with experience in finance domain will be preferred.
  • This role will NOT involve working on Machine Learning techquies.

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ISS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Veteran and Disability Acts.

Associate Vice President - Analytical Verification

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