Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • .NET/ SQL Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
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  • Overview

    About ISS Corporate Solutions (


    ISS Corporate Solutions (“ICS”) works with publicly traded companies to help them build shareholder value and reduce risk through the adoption of strong corporate governance and executive compensation programs. ICS leverages its Software as a Service Platform to deliver our extensive datasets, cutting edge analytics, and advisory expertise to help companies better understand the needs and preferences of their institutional investors. Additionally, we partner with compensation consultants, law firms, and solicitors to help corporate issuers with their corporate governance needs.


    Our global client base extends to nearly 1300 companies located across North America, Europe and Asia. Our key contacts include C-Suite executives, board members, and senior professionals within finance, legal, investor relations, and HR departments.


    ICS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (“ISS”), the world’s leading provider of corporate governance solutions, and is headquartered in Rockville, MD


    This role will be responsible for ad-hoc report requests and customization of client reports. The successful candidate will have a passion for using technology to turn raw data into polished insights. He or she will be asked to write complex queries using Microsoft SQL Server to distill terabytes of proprietary data, automate meaningful analytical insights in finished PowerPoint client deliverables through new and existing .NET code, and track errors that could prevent accurate data presentation. Additionally, this position will be responsible for generating custom reports using client-supplied proprietary data, assisting the advisory team with content creation, and occasional ad-hoc requests from the sales team. Over time, this position will grow to have responsibilities to identify and implement new, novel, and impactful ways to analyze and present data.


    • BA degree with an interest or experience in finance
    • Robust MS SQL skills
    • VB.NET and C#.NET skills a plus
    • Strong interest in programming and data analysis

    Technical skills

    • Robust SQL querying skills and demonstrated ability writing highly complex MS SQL Server Queries from scratch
    • Ability to modify existing code and write new code in VB.NET or C#.NET
    • Strong PowerPoint skills including a familiarity with the Microsoft PowerPoint primary interop assembly.
    • Complicated data manipulation in Excel, including functions such as Vlookup, Hlookup, Indirect, Index, Match, FVSchedule, SUMIFS, COUNTIFS, and morw

     Communication and Presentation skills

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Analytic skills

    • Extreme attention to detail
    • Strong analytic skills
    • Superior problem solving skills
    • Ability to learn technical subject matter quickly
    • Intellectual curiosity and dedication to mastering complex concepts
    • Ability to diagnose client needs and identify relevant resources
    • High proficiency in distilling massive amounts of data
    • Proactive of turning to others for assistance when required

     Management skills

    • Vigilant about documenting and commenting all code
    • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong problem-solving abilities
    • Superior judgment


    ISS Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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