Description : Software Engineer
Who we are?
IHS Markit is a dynamic organization, bringing some of the brightest minds from all over the world together.
By continuously asking what if’, we deliver impactful, real-world analytics and intelligence for industries and markets all around the world in everything from finance to aerospace.
Successful applicants will work for the Data Delivery team which is part of the financial services division.
The data volumes on the platform grow rapidly, today we are hosting many terabytes of valuable financial data.
Reliability, performance and security are key aspects in the design of the platform and it will be important to factor these pillars into all functional development.
Rapid application development is at the core of our business and our engineering must be flexible enough to allow the business to exploit new opportunities when they arise
The Data Delivery business is structured around the agile development methodology, coupled with the disciplines of test-
driven-development, continuous delivery and site reliability engineering.
Our current technology stack is based on Java, with a Mongo backend and a Kafka messaging system.
We constantly strive for improvement and have a healthy interest in new approaches and techniques. Innovation is the name of the game at HIS Markit and if you like to work in the safe confinement of a standard J2EE / Spring stack -
this is not the place for you.
We are looking for people with a passion for programming, software engineering excellence and an eye for detail.
You will be experienced in the field of distributed high concurrency systems or a talented programmer with the ability to learn quickly.
A core component of the role is the ability to comprehend complex requirements, relating back your understanding to both your peers and the Product owner, resulting in the production of elegant software solutions.
A good standard of English, both written and spoken is a given.
And a recognized academic background in computer science is a big plus.
What we have to offer
It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-
free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).