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For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios.  Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.  MSCI serves 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking.
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Position overview:
We are seeking an outstanding Senior Software Engineer to join our ESG Application Development team in the Mumbai office.  As part of a global team the candidate will need to develop productive working relationships with a geographically distributed team.  MSCI ESG Research provides in-depth research, ratings and analysis of the environmental, social and governance-related business practices of thousands of companies worldwide.  The ESG Application Development team supports the delivery platform for ESG Research clients and the internal production platform used by 120 analysts and researchers.


  • Implement Data Extraction / Natural Language Processing tools to improve the operational efficiency of the ESG business.
  • Deliver new functionality for the internal production platform and the client delivery platform for the ESG Business.
  • Monitor and optimize application performance.
  • Closely collaborate with Product Management, Quality Assurance, Data Operation and IT Infrastructure on all stages of software development life cycle.

Desired experience and qualifications:


  • Years of software development experience.
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing technologies.
  • Experience with Neural Network/Machine Learning technologies.
  • Experience with map/reduce, pipeline technologies such as Hadoop, Spark or Tensorflow.
  • Experience with web crawling and search APIs.
  • Ruby software development. Experience in other programming languages (e.g. Java/Python/Haskell) is also acceptable, but Ruby is preferred.
    Web Services/Application Development.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Good Communication skills required for working as part of a geographically distributed software development team.

Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.
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MSCI 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, disability, 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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Mumbai, India
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