Senior Automation and DevOps Engineer

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 20 Aug 18 2018-08-20

Senior Automation and DevOps Engineer

Job description
Position title
Senior Automation and DevOps Engineer
New York
Business Function
Reporting to
TradeServ Platform Manager
Financial Markets

Department overview:
The Financial Markets division with IHS Markit consists of the majority of the legacy Markit businesses. One of those systems is called DSMatch which is responsible for handling FX and Credit transactions. There is a new product being developed called TradeServ. This system is being built using a Java microservices architecture

Position summary
As a Senior Automation and DevOps Engineer will work throughout the full development lifecycle to create a seamless pipeline of work through development into production. Keeping up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, you will devise elegant solutions for huge technical challenges. You can become part of the strategic changes that are happening within the team during a period of growth.

Duties & accountabilities
Provide support for developers using skills including SQL, Java, Linux, WebSphere MQ/Active MQ| Database Administration (Oracle) and Scripting
Provide support of the runtime environment which is running docker containers running in OpenShift on the Cloud( AWS).
Provide expertise on automation/developer tools including SCM (Git/GitLab), Jira, ServiceNow, SonarQube

Perform other duties as required.
Business competencies
Education and experience
BS or MS degree in Computer Science, related field, and/or equivalent work experience. A strong understanding of DevOps and Build automation in a Continuous Delivery environment is required for this role in addition to TDD and BDD. Working in the context of an SDLC
Commercial awareness
Technical knowledge of ITIL, RHEL7, Puppet and Ansible.
An understanding and appreciation of testing practices including
QA Automation
Test Automation Framework Development
Functional And Non-Functional Testing
Test Case Design and Test Planning.
Strong configuration management experience including
Application Release Management/Build & Release Management
Configuration Management
Environment Management
VM Provisioning

Management requirements
Strong interpersonal skills - must be able to work effectively as part of a project/program team and foster team cooperation. Have an understating of Product Development and Audit/Compliance

Personal competencies
Personal impact
This role is a great opportunity to get exposure in the world of Financial Markets and a large project delivering a new architecture. You must have the ability to work under pressure and deliver under tight deadlines.
Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Work as part of an Agile/Scrum development team to design, estimate, develop and implement software solutions that satisfy the business requirements.

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, aerospace and defence, chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

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. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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