13 Mar, 2019

2019 Summer Internship – Enterprise Data Managed Services Intern

  • IHS Markit
  • Manchester, UK
Internship Data Analytics

Job Description

2019 Summer Internship – Enterprise Data Management Service 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


An opportunity to work within the Global Enterprise Data Management Support team based in our Manchester Office


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


The successful candidate will work as part of a Managed Services team.  The role is dynamic and provides a fantastic opportunity to build a solid career solving the data management issues of global top tier financial institutions.


Duties & accountabilities of the EDM Support team

  • Document functional and requirement specifications to define detail input and output,  file  content, systems functions, system controls and performance criteria
  • Configure Markit EDM application to meet the client specifications
  • Interacting with clients and colleagues to ensure accurate and timely information flows
  • Participate in the set up and management of client’s hosted EDM environment
  • Support, monitor and troubleshoot the client’s environment
  • Investigates and documents existing procedures and make recommendations for improvements.  Discusses proposed solutions for complex systems with customer


Business Competencies  

  • Education and experience -

Working towards a degree in computer science or equivalent

Appreciation of the Project Management and Project Lifecycle

Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014 experience   

Interest in Cloud operations  (AWS technologies such as EC2,  technologies)

  • Commercial awareness

An interest in the financial markets would be advantageous


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 -

Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Teamwork -

Team player and able to interact with product, operations and technical teams in a professional manner

The EDM managed services team is made up of many talented people based in offices throughout the world who all work closely together.  They are friendly, close-knit teams who share ideas and contribute to improving the support offering for our client base. 


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


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.