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IHS Markit

Backend Software Engineer


About team:

On the Product Design team, we think differently, combining the knowledge and resources of an established company with the unapologetic boldness of a startup. We are building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that were previously impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine the best course of action in the present. We are disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team with a bias to action.

The focus of our teams are data converting, ingestion and processing, search and data similarity algorithms, score and data fusion.

The main technical challenges of our Team is to architect and implement a platform that is capable to provide:
  • Massive and scalable data ingestion from various data sources simultaneously, performing decomposition of unstructured, semi-structured and structured content, that is being ingested, into semantically consistent entities
  • Resilient, secure and scalable storage to keep the data safe, secured and connected
  • Modern high-performing high-quality information retrieval solutions based on AI/ML
  • Capturing and utilizing user feedback to improve quality of the Information Retrieval functions
  • Exemplary development efficiency and level of automation in building domain-specific and even problem-specific solutions based on the same platform
  • Exemplary level of operations efficiency and self-maintenance for running solution
  • Running the solutions on any platform - Cloud or on-premises

About the role:
  • Design, implement, and support a platform providing access to large data sources
  • Data modeling, prototyping and development of Information Retrieval algorithms
  • Data and algorithms profiling
  • Analytical tools that provide insights about data and information retrieval quality
  • Serve as mentor and coach to Data Science teams
  • Ensure high level of automation of work processes related to data delivery 
  • Serve as technical product owner for the Information Retrieval project's sub-domain 
  • Participate in production development of the Information Retrieval algorithms including probabilistic and deep semantic models

About you:
  • 3 years of growing experience in the Backend Engineer role
  • Good knowledge in scripting languages (Python) and C#
  • Experience in working with large complex data sources
  • Experience in CI/CD/MLOps pipelines
  • Experience in building infrastructures for data acquisition and analysis with high level of automation 
  • Experiencein development software for high volume data ingestion using Apache Spark, Storm, Zookeeper, Kafka or equivalent
  • Experience in Information Retrieval solutions based on probabilistic and AI/ML techniques
  • Experience in building algorithms based on user behavior (click data)

What we offer
  • Work with AI/ML technologies 
  • Becoming proficient in Information Retrieval systems 
  • A greenfield project - opportunity to learn and use the best technologies and products 
  • Gain additional experience in building a scalable distributed platform-agnostic product
  • Team of great professionals 
  • Competitive salary with annual indexation according to region inflation
  • Bonus awards with IHSMarkit stocks
  • Medical insurance for employees and their families
  • Sport support (swimming pool, gym)
  • English classes

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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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