Java Software Engineer
Java Software Engineer, London Department overview:
Data Services for Valuations team is in charge of providing services to the DDVS (Valuations) division in IHSMarkit. Work will be primarily on developing and extending the current services in Java and other JVM languages as well as working on the AWS resources and infrastructure. Good opportunity to work on an interesting mix of business critical financial data services (modeling financial data transformations and streaming processes to create optimal services) as well as working on the scalable and cloud based technology platform to support the micro-services framework in place.
The DSV development team is in growth phase and currently consists of developers, product and testers located in the London, New York and Noida offices Position summary
DSV is looking for a strong hands-on Java developer to develop the group's development effort in Noida developing software for financial applications, including:
• Services to on-board new data sets
• Develop AWS infrastructure as a service
• Client-facing and internal web applications
• Model financial data
The candidate will work closely with global cross-functional teams across Development, QA, Technology, Infrastructure Business Analysis and Project Management., to ensure project deliveries. The candidate would be required to work closely with the key stakeholders and technical teams to ensure smooth and timely delivery. Duties & accountabilities:
Work closely with the DSV development team in London & Noida, take ownership of various components in the platform, and gain a solid understanding of how these components fit within the overall platform;
Implement and maintain various aspects of IHS Markit's Java-based cloud hosted platform.
Develop new software, and enhance existing software, to high-standards. Adhere to best practices that enhance user experience, usability, scalability, performance and security. Drive technology initiatives
Ensuring clear communication on status to all stakeholders including regular progress and updates to your manager, peers and leads.
Establish a productive working relationship with main product stakeholders for these components;
Work closely with the QA teams in London and Noida through testing cycles
Maintain and support the applications, investigating and fixing issues.
Contribute to discussions and decisions regarding the DSV system architecture Education and experience:
- Degree in Computer Science or related field from a top-tier institution.
- 4+ years of experience working on distributed Java platforms and Web Platforms
- Strong core Java 8 skills (with good understanding of
- multi threading and performance tuning)
- Comfortable working with both UNIX/Linux and Windows environments
- Strong technical and platform knowledge, including some or all of:
- Restful Web services
- JMS, Message Queues
- JSON, XML serialization
- Knowledge of AWS, Spark and NoSQL technologies is a plus
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