Associate II Software Engineer

Associate II Software Engineer

Markit HIS
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Department overview:
IHS Markit Portfolio Valuations provides an independent, post-trade valuation service to buy-side institutions globally, covering vanilla and exotic OTC derivatives, cash instruments and structured notes across all asset classes. The service also offers clients the ability to receive an aggregated set of counterparty marks for their trades.
Position summary
Portfolio Valuations (PV) is looking for a strong hands-on Java developer willing to work in a dynamic environment.
The candidate will work closely with global cross-functional teams across Development, QA, Technology, Business Analysis and Project Management., to ensure project deliveries. The candidate will be responsible for automation test cases and would be required to work closely with the key stakeholders and technical teams to ensure smooth and timely delivery.
The candidate will be required to have excellent inter-personal, coordination skills, and hands-on experience in development / technology. Candidate needs to work towards the team's goals of high test-coverage, automated and frequent deployment, and regular cycles of code delivery, testing and feedback.
PV deploys back-end and middleware as a service-oriented architecture, and this is accessed by other tools that we maintain including web applications, web services and desktop add-ins.
Duties & accountabilities
  • Take responsibility for team's deliverables, both in terms of timeliness and software quality.
  • Work closely with the global Portfolio Valuations team, take ownership of various components in the platform, and gain a solid understanding of how these components fit within the overall platform.
  • Owns, Implement and maintain various aspects of IHS Markit's Java-based hosted valuations platform, working within a global team.
  • Develop new software, and enhance existing software, to high-standards. Adhere to best practices that enhance user experience, usability, scalability, performance and security. Drive technology initiatives
  • Take responsibility for code quality and automation test coverage.
  • Ensuring clear communication on status to all stakeholders including regular progress and updates to your manager, peers and leads.
  • Establish a productive working relationship with main product stakeholders.
  • Work with Operations teams to support daily processing, and work with them to identify possible improvements to help improve efficiency.

Business competencies
Education and experience
Degree in Computer Science or related field.
4+ years of experience working on Java platforms
Strong core Java skills
Comfortable working with both UNIX/Linux and Windows environments
Strong technical and platform knowledge, including some or all of:
  • Distributed applications
  • Web services
  • Spring, Hibernate
  • Apache Tomcat
  • JMX
  • JMS, Message Queues
  • XML, JAXB, JSON serialization
  • Git\Gerrit
  • Oracle \ SQL
  • It will be good to have experience in development of Microservices, Serverless technologies and Amazon Web Services.

. Thorough understanding of agile software development
methodology and industry best practices.
. Thorough understanding of fundamental software engineering and
computer science principles: object-oriented design, structured
design, databases, algorithms, data structures, usability, refactoring
debugging, and configuration management.
. Excellent design and problem solving skills.
Commercial awareness
Awareness of financial markets, OTC Derivatives and industry regulation desirable but not essential.
Management requirements
Competence in liaising with stake holders & Managing group of individual contributors
Personal competencies
Personal impact
The ideal candidate would be conscientious, self-motivated, have excellent attention to detail, very hard working and prepared to go the extra mile to absorb the necessary business & technical knowledge to succeed.
Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Pro-actively enhance and improve existing / new processes
  • Support drive for efficiency/effectiveness

Able to progress multiple tasks at the same time
Highly structured and organised, but able to be pragmatic and implement point solutions to aid delivery.
Communication
Must be an excellent communicator both written and verbally.
Provide output that provides clear conclusions.
Communication to be of a high quality within set deadlines
Teamwork
Strong influencing and negotiation skills:
  • Able to build consensus/alignment on objectives
  • Obtain information from contributors to required deadlines and quality

The candidate must have proven ability to contribute to team projects (e.g. internships, sports, university projects or past employment)
Company overview
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 unrivaled 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, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
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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 .
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, pleaseor 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.
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