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IHS Markit

Sr Implementation Consulting Specialist

Job description


Position title : Senior Implementation Consultant EDM

Location : India

Business Function : Maritime & Trade

Hiring Manager : Mark Woodruff/Rajat Mangla

Reporting to : Mark Woodruff

Department : Development

Department overview:

IHS Markit EDM provides Enterprise Data Management Solutions for Financial Service, Energy & Transportation. EDM for Maritime is a workflow automation platform for participants in the maritime, shipping and logistics sectors, including terminal operators, port authorities, beneficial cargo owners, vessel owners and operators, carriers, insurers, and corporates. The team is spread globally with representatives in all three regions of the world.

Position summary

The Senior Implementation Consultant (Senior Associate) role is part of a team based in India working with stakeholders globally on implementation activities; specifically supporting the Maritime & Trade business. However, at times team members are required to travel to sites to assist with onsite implementation activities.

The team is coached and led by a Senior Managing Consultant, and are trained in using SQL Server, the Markit EDM application, and in the informational needs of modern Maritime & Trade organisations.

The role is dynamic and provides a fantastic opportunity to build a solid career solving the data management issues of global business, finance, and government institutes.

Role & Responsibilities
  • Documenting functional and requirement specifications to define detail input and output, file content, systems functions, system controls and performance criteria.
  • Configuring Markit EDM application using SQL Server to meet the client specifications.
  • Building MEDM Solutions with best practices.
  • Testing the project deliverables ensuring they are in line with documented requirements.
  • Interacting with clients and colleagues to ensure accurate and timely information flows. 
  • Making recommendations for implementation of new systems and technologies where appropriate. 
  • Providing consultancy to key stakeholders for business improvements. Investigates and documents existing procedures.  Discusses proposed solutions for complex systems with interested parties.
  • Participation in pre-sales activity including but not limited to demonstrating product functionality and proposed enhancements.
  • Contributing to Implementation 'Best Practice' guidelines.

Education and experience
  • BS in Computer Science / Computer Engineering with 4-5 years' solution design / development experience  
  • Solid understanding of data management products, a broad understanding of the shipping sector, middle-office systems and operations, and associated data management needs
  • Desirable to have 2-3 years of Markit EDM implementation / Support experience
  • Desirable to understand Markit EDM Components (Data Inspector, Data Constructor, Rule Builder, Data Matcher & Web UI Workflows)
  • Strong proficiency with SQL statements, designing tables, stored procedures, views and functions. Preference in SQL Server.
  • Strong Data Model knowledge and experience of working within database implementations.
  • Project Management concepts and comfortable with Agile delivery model

Commercial awareness

An interest in the Maritime & Trade industry and technology associated with it

Management requirements

Time management and organisational skills

Business competencies

Education and experience
  • BS in Computer Science / Computer Engineering with 4-5 years' solution design / development experience  
  • Solid understanding of data management products, a broad understanding of the shipping sector, middle-office systems and operations, and associated data management needs
  • Desirable to have 2-3 years of Markit EDM implementation / Support experience
  • Desirable to understand Markit EDM Components (Data Inspector, Data Constructor, Rule Builder, Data Matcher & Web UI Workflows)
  • Strong proficiency with SQL statements, designing tables, stored procedures, views and functions. Preference in SQL Server.
  • Strong Data Model knowledge and experience of working within database implementations.
  • Project Management concepts and comfortable with Agile delivery model

Commercial awareness

An interest in the Maritime & Trade industry and technology associated with it

Management requirements

Time management and organisational skills

Personal competencies

Personal impact

Self-starter with an attention to detail

Ambitious and looking to build on their university career in a fast-moving environment

Communication

Good presentation skills (preparation and delivery)

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Teamwork

Must be a strong team player

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.                              

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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
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EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency

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