13 Mar, 2019

2019 Summer Internship – Enterprise Data Managed Software Developer Intern

  • IHS Markit
  • Manchester, UK
Internship Software Engineering Data Analytics

Job Description

2019 Summer Internship – Enterprise Data Management - Software Development Intern

Intake Year: 2019

Locations: Manchester

Sectors: Enterprise Data Management


About IHS Markit


Named ‘Most Influential Tech Analyst Firm in 2018’, IHS Markit are at the forefront of the digital and technological revolution. At IHS Markit, we deliver impactful, real-world analytics and intelligence for industries and markets all around the world – in everything from finance to aerospace. The products, services and information we provide will uncover more intelligent solutions to today’s most critical business challenges. IHS Markit is a global leader in information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. We partner with clients in business, finance and government to help them see the big picture with unrivalled insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.


The role


This is an opportunity to work as an intern software developer in the Enterprise Data Management software development team. This team develops software which is used by hundreds of financial institutions globally to gain control and visibility over their data - this software has won a number of industry awards. You will be based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, working alongside the core development team, and collaborating with the global development, QA and Product teams. You will be mentored by an experienced software engineer and will gain hands on experience of working on a large scale commercial software product.


Department overview


The Enterprise Data Management (EDM) platform puts quality, audited data at the centre of customer’s organisations. Its solutions build gold copy masters across all data types, delivering tangible data governance, risk management and compliance frameworks and rationalising legacy architectures. The EDM platform is the central core for all transactions, securities, prices, rates, counterparty and issuer data. EDM empowers those who understand the data to manage the data, no matter the complexity, volume or scope of the project.


Position summary


During your internship you will be given responsibility for writing one or more improvements and additions to the EDM product, which will then be released in the next version of EDM. You will participate in the team’s day to day Agile meetings, and your mentor will ensure that you have the training and other support you need.


Subject to suitable performance during the internship, a full-time position will be offered, after successful completion of your degree


Ideal candidate


The successful candidate will be a passionate and talented developer who meets these requirements:

  • Is working towards a degree in Computer Science or similar degree which includes a significant programming content.
  • Has a strong desire to pursue a career in programming, and is able to demonstrable an aptitude for this.
  • Has practical experience in programming in one or more high level languages. EDM is written in C# and Typescript (using Angular) so experience in these would be ideal but is not essential. Candidates with experience of other languages such as Java will be cross-trained.
  • Has a knowledge of object oriented concepts and techniques
  • Has the ability to quickly understand and apply new technical concepts and frameworks
  • Willing and able to work in the Manchester area


How to apply

  • Submit your online application, which should include your CV, along with a short cover letter/motivational statement (we suggest around 300 words).
    • We want to hear more about you; why you’re interested in joining IHS Markit, and why you’re interested in being considered for the role/s you have applied for


Our assessment process


The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills and find a role that is right for you.


Stage 1: Submit CV & Covering Letter

Stage 2: Final stage assessment day


We recruit on a rolling basis and most of our assessment days are due to take place in early 2019. We recommend early application.


Our commitment to diversity


Our business and our customers are diverse, and we believe that embracing a diverse and inclusive environment is key to defining who we are. Our people are what makes us unique and you will get the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from across the world who continuously find the best possible solutions, adding value and driving change for our customers.


It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace