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2022 Graduate Program – Financial Solutions – Implementation Consultant Associate in Dallas - LBJ Freeway


2022 Graduate Program – Financial Solutions – Implementation Consultant Associate

About IHS Markit

At the heart of IHS Markit, we are an information company. With expertise across the world’s largest industries, we leverage technology and data science to provide the insights, software, and data to help our customers make better informed decisions, driving growth, performance, and efficiency.

About the Department: IHS Markit EDM

IHS Markit EDM provides Enterprise Data Management Solutions for Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Insurance companies, Software companies and Treasury functions in large institutions. With offices in Dallas, Boston, New York, London, Manchester, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, and Sydney, Markit EDM has a global reach and increasingly clients require some work to be done remotely.

Starting your Career with Us - Opportunities for Graduates

We hire into a wide variety of exciting roles across our business and as you begin your career with us, we’re here to support your transition into the professional world. In addition to working with our industry experts in your full-time role, you’ll have the space to invest in your personal and professional development through learning resources that will build vital skills and industry knowledge.

Through a wide variety of experiences and opportunities, like all of our colleagues, you’ll become an integral part of our community and culture – all enhancing the exciting work you with the team you’re hired into! You’ll be part of a global community, building an invaluable network of knowledge and support from your mentors, peer group and wider teams.

Eligibility

We’re now hiring for 2022 full-time roles. We're looking for final year students who are working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent), and due to complete their studies and be available for a full-time role commencing in January 2022.

The role

The Implementation Consultant Associate role is part of a team working with clients globally on implementation activities, generally from an IHS Markit office; however, at times team members are required to travel to client sites to assist with onsite implementation activities.

The team is coached and led by a senior Managing Consultant, and are trained in using SQL Server, the Markit EDM application, and in the informational needs of modern financial institutions.

The role is dynamic and provides a fantastic opportunity to build a solid career in solving the data management issues of global top tier financial institutions.

Responsibilities

  • Documenting functional and requirement specifications to define detail input and output, file content, systems functions, system controls and performance criteria.
  • Help establish cost and time estimates for implementation.
  • Configuring Markit EDM application to meet the client specifications.
  • Testing the project deliverables ensuring they are in line with documented requirements.
  • Interacting with clients and colleagues to ensure accurate and timely information flows. 
  • Making recommendations for implementation of new systems and technologies where appropriate. 
  • Providing consultancy to clients for business improvements by investigating and documenting existing procedures.
  • Discuss proposed solutions for complex systems with customer.
  • Mentoring and coaching of less experienced analysts and consultants.
  • Participation in pre-sales activity including but not limited to demonstrating product functionality and proposed enhancements.
  • Contributing to Implementation ‘Best Practice’ guidelines

What we're looking for

We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and ideas with a desire to learn and thrive. The Graduate Program will provide a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills, and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at IHS Markit. To be an ideal fit for the role, you should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree (or equivalent) completed no later than December 2021
  • 0-6 months relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • An aptitude to learn and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment
  • The ability to build strong working relationships in a collaborative setting

For Implementation Consultant applicants, we recommend the following:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with coding languages such as SQL
  • An interest in the financial world and the technology associated with it
  • Appreciation of the Project Management and Project Lifecycle
  • Stays current with rapidly changing technology and applies it to business needs
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Strong written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to all levels of internal and external stakeholders

Application and assessment process

The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills, and find a role that is right for you.

Stage 1: Submit online application

Stage 2: Complete online pymetrics assessment

Stage 3: Initial screening process

Stage 4: Final stage assessment

Our commitment to diversity

Our business and our customers are diverse, and we believe that embracing a diverse and inclusive environment is key to defining who we are. Our people are what makes us unique and you will get the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from across the world who continuously find the best viable solutions, adding value and driving change for our customers.

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Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency

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Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.



  • Req ID: R24441
  • Date Posted: 11/03/2021
  • Job Category: Consulting and Professional Services
  • Location: Dallas - LBJ Freeway
  • City, State: Dallas, Texas
  • Country: United States of America


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