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IHS Markit

Principal Research Analyst

Position:  Automotive Software Market Research - Senior Analyst 

Vertical: Automotive

Team: Supply Chain & Technology (Automotive) 

Location: Gurgaon / Bangalore

Primary Responsibilities: Automotive Software market research

Introduction to the Job Role;

The Automotive Supply Chain and Technology team at IHS Markit isin search of a senior/principal level researcher into Automotive software Gurgaon / Bangalore office. The senior/principal analyst will act as a subject matter expert and ideally facilitate all levels of automotive software market analysis,  forecasting and analytics (for example HMI, Middleware & OS, Hypervisor and Firmware) for IVI, Driver information, Connected car and Autonomous vehicles. 

The senior/principal analyst will leverage proprietary datasets and insight from IHS Markit combined with additional ad hoc research he/she will perform to produce in depth reports and rich datasets. These assets focus on providing an overview of market developments in the automotive software space, understand which companies are winning/losing in this sector, illustrate relationships between vendors and automotive industry stakeholders (e.g. OEMs, tier-1 suppliers, tech companies) and provide costing assessments.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Primary and secondary research on automotive software with a view to product reports, data and analytics around automotive software
  • Create an effective automotive software research strategy. Collate, organize and analyze data / information to create insight for clients
  • Produce research reports of varying length, in which specific market developments in the automotive software space are analysed. Support the creation of detailed data sets in which automotive software market structures and trends are analysed.
  • Track developments in the automotive software strategies and trends
  • Datasets include automotive Middleware & Operating Services and embedded software for IVI, Connected car and/or autonomous vehicles
  • The role is a mix of Individual contribution both in terms of technology assessment, analytics, forecasting and team support for data production and client support.
  • Track developments in the industry on a regular basis and network with stakeholders in your allocated domain
  • Work in teams, with deadlines and contribute to team-building efforts

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum of 08-10 years related experience in the automotive software industry preferably in the area of Middleware and OS embed is desirable.
  • Proven understanding of vehicle software subsystems and software bus communication and main technology trends in the automotive industry.
  • Bachelor/Master's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or software engineering or computer science is preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel with strong experience with MACROS, Word and PowerPoint);
  • Accurate Analytical and Data interpretation skills
  • Strong motivation and ability to self-organize to achieve difficult targets under tight time constraints
  • Knowledge of basic database management tools would be preferred, like SQL. And should demonstrate capability to handle large datasets and to liaise with data scientists internally to come up with new datasets.
  • Accurate Analytical and Data interpretation skills
  • Strong motivation and ability to self-organize to achieve difficult targets under tight time constraints
  • Highly networked candidates in automotive software and technology or Tier 1 or Tier 2 who in a software development from concept to production will be given preference


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