Sr. Systems Engineer at IHS Markit Digital

| Greater Boulder Area
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Who is Markit Digital

We design, develop, and host data rich, full featured, high-traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients all over the world. We leverage a combination of several mature tech stacks along with the latest and greatest the industry has to offer to deliver some of the fastest and most utilized applications in the financial industry. We work closely in teams to promote an inclusive environment with tons of idea sharing.


What you will do at Markit Digital

The Authentication and API infrastructure team provides a platform and a set of tools that enables teams to develop APIs and authenticate with clients using industry standard authentication methods. 

As a systems engineer, you will be part of a skilled and versatile team working in a fast-paced environment and will be involved in designing and building highly leveraged systems as we expand our platform offering. Your job will be to  

  • Identify and resolve issues, as well as automate and improve repetitive processes.  

  • Drive prioritization of operational issues, and drive automation, design & scaling requirements in support of the wider organization. 

  • Build and support tools that would assist engineering and client delivery teams to better troubleshoot and resolve issues related to Authentication and APIs.  

  • Accelerate product development and assist in on time project deliveries by becoming a key part of our agile process. 


Required Qualifications 

  • Experience with Windows or Linux shell scripting environments (such as PowerShell, bash) 

  • Experience specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, metric collection and performance monitoring using tools such as ELK, Prometheus, Grafana 

  • Working knowledge of configuration management systems such as Chef 

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills at all levels, from application to network to host 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience interacting with RESTful APIs and web services for application integration and automation 

  • Knowledge and proficiency in authentication standards such as OAuth2 & SAML 

  • Knowledge of container management and orchestration platforms such as Docker and Nomad 

  • Experience working with datastores like Cassandra, Redis, PostgreSQL 


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

  • Eager to learn new technologies and skills

  • The ability to quickly shift priorities and adapt to change

  • Can-do attitude

  • Works independently under minimal direction with strong work ethic

  • 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, content personalization, and data-driven visualization.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement


We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

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.


Executive Director, Sales

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

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.


UI Designer

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

Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a 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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