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IHS Markit

Principal Software Engineer/ Team Lead


We are looking for an exceptional Principal Software Engineer  to help us build and manage a new agile team in a Gdansk, Poland office. As the leader of our team in a new location, we need your expertise to hire the best talent, build a team culture that melds with the unique IHS Markit values, and help us discover how this team will best fit into the greater engineering effort.

Your Role

In this role, you will build and manage a team of talented engineers contributing to key parts of the energy division of IHS Markit. You will be an instrumental member of our unique, people first culture, where your blend of collaboration, technical prowess, cross functional interactions, team mentorship, and overall problem solving will be relied upon to lead your team towards continual improvement in software engineering excellence.

You bring a combination of an understanding of building cloud based software products, experience working with US based teams as a geographically extended portion of the team and are skilled at driving high efficiency engineering teams using Agile methodology.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Directly manage, support and mentor a team of software professionals, growing members through technical and career advancement to consistently up-level the team
  • Drive your team through successful and efficient execution of projects, while continuously staying focused on improving efficiency, quality and maintaining our unique people first culture
  • Cooperate together with US based company peers spanning Product Management, CTO, Technical Anchors, Data Science, UX, and Executive leaders to ensure the right things are being done at the right time
  • Contribute your experience and thought leadership related to running a Gdansk based extension of a larger engineering team to help specify the right mix of work and projects for your team to own
  • Help define and perform the recruiting and hiring efforts for the team based in a new location; as well as establishing the model for future teams as growth continues

About you

Key Qualifications and Skills:
  • 10+ years' overall experience professionally developing software products (C#/.NET preferred)
  • Have directly supervised and mentored software development staff
  • Demonstrated success leading projects in dynamic, fast moving environments
  • Solid experience in delivering software in an Agile framework
  • Skills in growing Engineering staff from recruitment through onboarding through ensuring that your team members are expanding their own skills
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and Polish, spoken and written
  • Cloud/SaaS/Web Services development, using SOA/microservices architectures
  • Experienced with hands on full stack development in progressive stacks, such as .NET, MEAN, Java/Spring, Go, Python
  • Familiarity with building on and deploying containerized services to 3rd party platforms such as MS Azure, Google Cloud or AWS (nice to have)
  • Knowledge applying a CI/CD framework and culture at a team level
  • The ability to break down and drive solutions to technical problems as they arise

What we offer:
  • Access to the most interesting information technologies
  • The ability to implement your own ideas and solutions
  • Participation in conferences and training
  • English classes
  • Three days for charity/volunteering
  • Chillout & fun room (table tennis, table football, Xbox, billiards)
  • Attractive benefits package (private health care, life insurance, MultiSport card)
  • Fruit days, Coffee, tea, chocolate
     
Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can. 

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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.

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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.

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