Python Software Engineer (San Diego, CA)

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ISS Market Intelligence (MI) is a leading global provider of data, analytics, insights, media, and events solutions to the global financial services industry.

ISS MI empowers global asset and wealth management firms, insurance companies, distributors, service providers, and technology firms by providing cutting-edge market-engagement platforms and the actionable intelligence necessary to fully assess their target markets, identify and analyze the best opportunities within those markets, and execute on comprehensive go-to-market initiatives to grow their business. ISS MI clients benefit from our increasingly connected global ecosystem that leverages a combination of proprietary data, powerful software and analytics, timely and relevant insights, in-depth research, as well as an extensive suite of industry leading media brands that deliver unmatched market connectivity through news and editorial content, events, training, ratings, and awards.

ISS MI data and analytics solutions include intelligence from BrightScope, Discovery Data, Financial Clarity, Flowspring, FWW, Investor Economics, MISight, Mortgage Clarity, Plan for Life, RainmakerLive, and Simfund, and ISS MI media brands and market-engagement platforms include Chief Investment Officer, PlanAdvisor, PlanSponsor, Financial Standard, FS Sustainability, Money, and Industry Moves.

Institutional Shareholder Services - Market Intelligence

The ISS Market Intelligence (MI) business provides critical data, insight, and workflow solutions to global asset managers, insurance companies and distributors. Through its combination of proprietary integrated datasets, in-depth global research, and trusted executive engagement, ISS MI delivers solutions that drive strategy and data-driven decision making across a wide range of financial products.


This position is part of a development group responsible for developing and maintaining a SaaS platform delivering financial data insights to asset managers. As part of this group, we are looking to hire a python software engineer. You will work primarily in Python and will be exposed to various Python libraries, Python web frameworks, and cloud-based technologies.

  • Work with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues and review code
  • Closely collaborate with development and product teams to ensure accuracy and reliability of tools and data
  • Resolve complex technical design issues
  • Participate in software deployment and release management
  • Promote an environment that fosters collaboration, knowledge sharing, and learning

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2-5 years overall experience working in software development
  • 1+ years of hands-on Python development experience
  • 1-2 years of experience working with relational databases (SQL)
  • Experience with source control
  • Experience developing or working with APIs
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with global business and technical teams

Nice to have:
  • Experience working on React JS
  • Experience with cloud hosting services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), especially AWS
  • Experience working with containerization and container orchestration patterns
  • Familiarity with capital markets and mutual fund industry / data


Featured Benefits include:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision - multiple PPO plans to choose from
  • 401(k) Plan with a competitive Company Match up to 9% inclusive of Safe Harbor contribution
  • FSA and Commuter benefit programs
  • Generous Paid Time Off (annualized minimum of 20 days vacation, 11 holidays and separate paid sick leave)
  • Flexible Work & Hybrid policies may apply
  • Paid Parental Leave

ISS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Veteran and Disability Acts.
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ISS | Institutional Shareholder Services operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Rockville, MD, Chicago, IL, Norman, OK, Menlo Park, CA, Boston, MA, New York, NY, Ann Arbor, MI and San Diego, CA. ISS | Institutional Shareholder Services was founded in 1985. It has 2115 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 33 open jobs at ISS | Institutional Shareholder Services, click here.
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