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IHS Markit is strongly committed to gender equality and opportunity in the workplace and creating a greater gender balance. Being able to attract, develop and retain female talent is important for us and we recognize that companies with gender balanced senior management teams perform better.
As part of our ‘Return to Work’ program, we encourage enthusiastic and talented women to get back to their chosen profession.
IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) team consistently wins industry awards as the best in its space. The team creates software and provide services that allow clients to gain control and visibility over their data, no matter the complexity, volume or scope of the project. The development team is essential to this success as they develop software to meet new needs, embrace new technologies, and keep ahead of the competition. Originally focused on the financial sector, the EDM client base includes scores of global financial institutions and has recently been expanding into the energy sector.
This Senior Software Engineer position provides technical design and development within the Financial Markets Technology division responsible for the end to end design and delivery of IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) software focused on financial data management. The role is responsible for working with a global team of Engineers in support of this mission, with additional support from the wider technology organisation. The ideal applicant will have an organised and creative mind-set (thought leader) that drives him or her to find innovative solutions to common problems with the right toolset. They will be passionate about technology and have a self-driven interest to keep up with the latest technology developments and relate them to the current product landscape
Duties & accountabilities
The role involves working as a senior software developer in an Agile Scrum team. The teams are small and friendly and democratic, and everyone is encouraged to contribute to their success. We can offer support and growth opportunities for more junior candidates and complex technical challenges for more experienced applicants.
Education and experience
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline, or equivalent qualification.
Financial industry experience would be useful but is not essential.
Candidates should have the desire to keep abreast of emerging technological advances, and to contribute to and benefit from the growth of the EDM platform, through the input of expertise and new ideas.
The department employs many talented people who all work together. The candidate must be able to fit into this structure and communicate with both business and technical people. The development team has a particularly close working relationship with the testing, support and product teams. Effective communication is key to success in this role.
The development team is a small, friendly, close-knit team who share ideas and peer-review each other’s code, and the candidate must be keen to work in such an environment.
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Why you should join this program?
Opportunity to get back to the workforce in your relevant field Dedicated buddy to help you settle and get up-to speed Chance to work on latest tools and technology to learn and up skill yourself Support group with similar new hires to kick start your journey
We look forward to working with some of the brightest talent to re-enter IHS Markit!
About IHS Markit
IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence.
IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
IHS Markit is committed to providing 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 the laws and regulations in any of our locations.
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