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Software Development Engineer in Test 

| Greater Boulder Area

Our Quality Assurance team is responsible for ensuring the high quality of Markit Digital's software by verifying that software functionality conforms to business requirements, and communicating risks to the business. As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will support the development, testing, and automation of a new UI platform designed to improve time-to-market and consistency across our entire company. You will be part of a highly skilled and versatile team working in a fast-paced environment. You will be involved in test planning, writing test cases/scripts, test case automation, and test execution. Your focus is developing code rather than fixing or finding bugs.Your job is to accelerate product development by helping developers help themselves. 


How you'll do it at Markit Digital  

  • Setup test frameworks and help teams setup automation infrastructure 

  • Develop and execute [automated] test scenarios for testing of back-end operations (APIs, Deployment, Scaling, etc)  

  • Work with QA teams to create, maintain, and improve automated test suites for applications 

  • Work with developers to ensure that all features and bug fixes come with automated test coverage 

  • Create, execute, and automate test scenarios from use cases for existing and new solutions 

  • Deliver quality process training to technical staff and acts as an internal quality consultant to advise or influence business or technical partners 

  • Identify and implement ways to provide efficiencies to test cycles 

  • Analyze and troubleshoot issues 

  • Interact with team members to analyze complex projects and break them down into detailed and functional tasks 

  • Assist with the creation and analysis of test results 

  • Advocate for quality and the user experience 

  • Create test strategies in collaboration with the Agile team that consider all phases of testing, such as unit, integration, API, feature testing, design, accessibility, compatibility, performance and load, regression, etc. 

  • Own the continuous improvement of quality processes including, required documentation, testing processes, and the overall quality of the agile team's software. 

  • Ensure all products conform to WCAG Accessibility guidelines.  Interpret guidelines and suggest changes that will make the product more accessible, in the absence of concrete requirements.  Validate products are ready for submission to a third-party Accessibility Certification provider. 




Required Qualifications 

  • Must have Javascript development experience 

  • Proven experience designing and creating automation frameworks and test suites 

  • Experience testing RESTful API’s through Postman collections 

  • Experience with TestCafe or Selenium 

  • Experience writing test strategies and creating test cases 

  • Experience with at least one major UI framework (Svelte, Vue, React, Angular) 

  • Experience with Git version control 

  • Experience setting up, modifying, and maintaining CI systems (Jenkins preferred)  

  • Experience with WCAG 2. 0 A and AA standards 

  • Web and Mobile Accessibility 

  • Jaws/NVDA/Voice Over/Talk back screen readers 

  • WAVE for facilitating web accessibility evaluation by providing a visual representation 

  • Experience with other assistive technologies 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • An understanding of Atomic design 

  • Experience with Nodejs 

  • Experience with API testing 

  • Experience with SonarQube 

  • Experience with Sentry.io 


Profile (non-technical): 

  • Strong problem-solving skills 

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects, with a high standard of quality 

  • The ability to quickly shift priorities and adapt to change 

  • Can-do attitude 

  • Works independently under minimal direction with strong work ethic 

  • Ability to lead the development team in testing efforts 

  • Able to work quickly and productively in a fast-paced environment 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 


Where we're going  

Hot on the heels of moving our service-oriented architecture to the cloud and automating our deployments and configurations, we're rolling out new tools to our stack like Angular, React, and Vue. We are always on the lookout for ways to make our sites more secure, scalable, and fast. We are continuing to explore our wealth of new data sources outside of the financial markets to pioneer new market spaces like virtual and augmented reality. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


Our neighbors are Ozo, Upslope Brewing Company and many rotating food trucks! Bike to work (yours or borrow ours), ample parking, bus stops nearby

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.


Director, Business Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.


Product Management Director

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

IHS Markit Digital has provided me a unique set of opportunities, giving my career a healthy jumpstart. I joined as a college summer intern 3 years ago, and am now a full-time Product Analyst! I love the sense of community here, and value working with a leadership team who provides both a supportive and challenging work environment.


Sr. Product Management Analyst

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!


Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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