Associate II Software Engineer

Associate II Software Engineer

Markit HIS
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Department overview:
Data Services for Valuations team is in charge of providing services to the DDVS (Valuations) division in IHSMarkit. Work will be primarily on developing and extending the current services in Java and other JVM languages as well as working on the AWS resources and infrastructure. Good opportunity to work on an interesting mix of business critical financial data services (modeling financial data transformations and streaming processes to create optimal services) as well as working on the scalable and cloud based technology platform to support the micro-services framework in place.
The DSV development team is in growth phase and currently consists of developers, product and testers located in the London, New York and Noida offices
Position summary
DSV is looking for a strong hands-on Java developer to develop the group's development effort in Noida developing software for financial applications, including
. Services to on-board new data sets
. Develop AWS infrastructure as a service
. Client-facing and internal web applications
. Model financial data
The candidate will work closely with global cross-functional teams across Development, QA, Technology, Infrastructure Business Analysis and Project Management., to ensure project deliveries. The candidate 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 written and verbal communication skills, strong inter-personal, organizational / coordination skills, and hands-on experience in development / technology.
As well as delivering software of high quality, 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.
The candidate should be comfortable in a fast paced environment and be flexible to adapt to changes.
Duties & accountabilities
Work closely with the DSV development team in London & Noida, take ownership of various components in the platform, and gain a solid understanding of how these components fit within the overall platform
Implement and maintain various aspects of IHS Markit's Java-based cloud hosted platform
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
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 for these components
Work closely with the QA teams in London and Noida through testing cycles
Maintain and support the applications, investigating and fixing issues.
Contribute to discussions and decisions regarding the DSV system architecture
Business competencies
Education and experience
Degree in Computer Science or related field from a top-tier institution.
4+ years of experience working on distributed Java platforms and Web Platforms
Strong core Java 8 skills (with good understanding of
multi threading and performance tuning)
Comfortable working with both UNIX/Linux and Windows environments
Strong technical and platform knowledge, including some or all of:
Restful Web services
JMS, Message Queues
JSON, XML serialization
Knowledge of AWS, Spark and NoSQL technologies is a plus
. Good understanding of agile software development methodology
. 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
Business awareness
Motivation to acquire/increase knowledge of the financial sector is essential
An understanding of derivatives is a plus
Management requirements
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
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
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)
Ability to collaborate effectively with teams in different locations
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 .
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