2022 Graduate Software Engineer - Financial Services Solutions (Manchester)
Company & Team - "About Us"
IHS Markit's Financial Services Solutions division consistently wins industry awards as the best in its space. We connect our clients to information that helps them thrive in a data world through transparency, reduced risk, and operational efficiency. We serve over 3,500 of the largest institutional customers in the world, including banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Our proven software solutions and analytics help buy and sell-side firms uncover insights, increase efficiency, reduce, and manage risk and maintain compliance. We offer multiple deployment models, including hosted and managed service options. Our The development team is essential to this success as they develop software to meet new needs, embrace new technologies, and keep ahead of the competition. Industry-leading enterprise solutions tailored to financial markets. Duties and Responsibilities - "Your Role"
This position is ideal for graduates who wish to focus on a career in programming and software development. You will quickly gain exposure to a wide range of technologies, frameworks and paradigms which will broaden and deepen your knowledge and provide a stimulating and thought-provoking working environment. You will learn from a successful and friendly development team including people at all stages of their career, including recent graduates who are rapidly becoming extremely accomplished and successful developers.
Duties & accountabilities
The role is focused on the development of Solutions' core software products, turning change requests into technical designs and implementations that enhance existing functionality and add new capabilities, as well as continuously improving aspects of the core product architecture. All members of the team are also involved in software support and issue resolution.
The successful candidate will be a passionate and talented developer who will work as part of a small team in a front-line Microsoft environment. The following are essential requirements for applicants.
- A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science including a significant programming content, or an equivalent, demonstrable, level of technical and programming experience.
- Knowledge of object-oriented concepts and techniques.
- Practical experience in programming in one or more high level languages. The platforms are heavily based on Microsoft Tech stack so experience in these would be preferential but not essential.
- A strong desire to pursue a career in programming, and a demonstrable aptitude for this.
- The ability to quickly understand and apply new technical concepts and frameworks.
- Some exposure to relational databases and SQL
Experience in any (or all!) of the following would be ideal, but not essential:
Job Benefits - "What we offer"
- Web services and related concepts - for example: REST, WCF, ASP.NET Web API, SOAP, JSON
- Multi-threaded programming
- Message Queue Systems - for example: RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, WebSphere MQ, MSMQ or Oracle AQ
- Cash incentive plan
- Options to work from home
- Flexible working hours to allow you to attend your family
- Opportunity to work with world experts in the field
- Strong client base and broad product line
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