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IHS Markit

Software Engineer-1

Department overview

The Markit Corporate Actions service is a best-in-class centralized source of validated corporate action announcements for nearly three million equities, fixed income, and structured finance securities across global markets. MCA services customers as a single source that streamlines operations for the collection, validation and dissemination of corporate actions. 

Position summary

We are looking for a Developer to join the development team, to design and implement the next generation of features for the application as well as support clients in their implementation phase. The role offers extensive business and technical challenges in a highly dynamic and collaborative work environment. A passion for quality and a sense of pride in your work are an absolute must for the role. We work in niche business domain is highly complex, and an interest in the business domain is a necessity for the role. The role offers the right candidate opportunities to take ownership of components within the system.

What You'll Do

Ownership of the implementation (estimation, breakdown of tasks) for business functional specifications through the full software development lifecycle. Ownership of maintenance and support issues as they come up during the project lifecycle pre and post go-live. Provide technical assistance to other teams - support, QA, business analysis. Ability to work with remote team in a geographically distributed development model. Evaluate, apply & adoption of new technologies and tools within the Development team and across the organisation to provide productivity, efficiency and scalability benefits. Collaborate and share technical and business knowledge to members of the Development and wider organisation. Agent of constant improvement - within development and across organization.

What You Need to Get the Job Done

Education and experience

B Tech./ M Tech / MCA degree in an IT/ Computer Science or related course is a prerequisite

Education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years' experience in Java, JEE platform with expert level java coding experience
  • Significant hands-on experience in on advanced Java 8/11 features including Multi-Threading, Concurrency, Serialization, Cloning, Annotations
  • Strong experience in relational Databases like Oracle, designing normalized or de-normalized database, writing SQL queries & stored procedures and analyzing & fixing performance issues.
  • Experience in profiling an application to troubleshoot issues, monitoring system performance (CPU, memory, processes, threads, network etc.) is a plus
  • Experience in Spring Integration framework, JSON web services, Spring Batch, Spring REST, Spring framework, Spring Boot, Apache kafka
  • Basic knowledge of Unix commands is a must.
  • Proficient in OOPS, Design Patterns and Data Structures.
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development and ability to write units tests leveraging frameworks such as JUnit, Mockito, JMock etc. for extensive unit-testing
  • Experience with build & release tools like Maven and Continuous Integration like Jenkins
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology
  • Knowledge of developing web applications with Angular6 and RESTful Web services
Skills Desired
  • Experience with any reporting framework like Jasper Reports
  • Knowledge of ElasticSearch, Apache Kafka, NoSQL
  • Experience working on analytic solution on high volume data using event driven architecture

Commercial awareness

Knowledge of Corporate Actions business is huge plus. Knowledge of financial markets or financial feeds would be very useful

Management requirements

Strong inter-personal skills required. Ability to multitask and prioritize work.

Strong inter-personal skills required. Ability to multitask and prioritize work

Personal impact

Working knowledge in one of the J2EE - Application Servers listed below  Weblogic, IBM Websphere, JBoss / Tomcat with good knowledge in Java 6/7/8.

Working knowledge of one of the Messaging Systems listed below: JMS, MQ, an added advantage

Demonstrates ability to implement new web service clients (bottom-up and top-down approaches) and compose/use other web services.

Uses best practices during web services implementations and works with the following standards: WS-I standards (interoperability), Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC), JAX WS, REST, SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI.

Beginner level proficiency in Oracle - (PL/SQL)

Diagnosis skills & knowledge of refactoring techniques is an added advantage. Understands J2EE design patterns, GoF, GRASP and other design patterns. Tooling/Testing

Knowledge of Unit testing using JUNIT, TestNG, Cactus or mock objects

Working knowledge in SVN, branching, code management

Demonstrates ability to use an IDE.

Understands fundamentals of JVM memory management,


Knowledge of Agile development methodology

Aware of Test Driven Development & Continuous Integration


Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of development best practices are critical to successful performance in this role


Ability to collaborate in a team environment. Experience in Agile development methodology is preferred.

What You'll Love About Us - Do ask us about these!

Total Rewards. Monetary, beneficial and developmental rewards! Work Life Balance. You can't do a good job if your job is all you do! Prepare for the Future.  Academy - we are all learners; we are all teachers! Employee Assistance Program. Confidential and Professional Counselling and Consulting. Diversity & Inclusion. HeForShe! Internal Mobility. Grow with us!

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 unrivalled 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, chemical, and economics and country risk. 

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth. 


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.

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Current Colleagues

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