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2022 Graduate Program - Financial Solutions - Implementation Consultant Associate

IHS Markit
Dallas, United States
Posted 14 days ago Permanent Competitive
2022 Graduate Program - Financial Solutions - Implementation Consultant Associate
About IHS Markit
At the heart of IHS Markit, we are an information company. With expertise across the world's largest industries, we leverage technology and data science to provide the insights, software, and data to help our customers make better informed decisions, driving growth, performance, and efficiency.

About the Department: IHS Markit EDM
IHS Markit EDM provides Enterprise Data Management Solutions for Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Insurance companies, Software companies and Treasury functions in large institutions. You will be trained in using the IHS Markit EDM (Enterprise Data Management) application. In this role, you will be managing and performing change management tasks, upgrades, defining architecture of databases, client management, and software configurations. With offices in Dallas, Boston, New York, London, Manchester, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, and Sydney, Markit EDM has a global reach and increasingly clients require some work to be done remotely.

Starting your Career with Us - Opportunities for Graduates
We hire into a wide variety of exciting roles across our business and as you begin your career with us, we're here to support your transition into the professional world. In addition to working with our industry experts in your full-time role, you'll have the space to invest in your personal and professional development through learning resources that will build vital skills and industry knowledge.

Through a wide variety of experiences and opportunities, like all of our colleagues, you'll become an integral part of our community and culture - all enhancing the exciting work you with the team you're hired into! You'll be part of a global community, building an invaluable network of knowledge and support from your mentors, peer group and wider teams.

Eligibility
We're now hiring for 2022 full-time roles. We're looking for final year students who are working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent), and due to complete their studies and be available for a full-time role commencing in January 2022.

About the role
The Implementation Consultant Associate role is part of a team working with clients globally on implementation activities, generally from an IHS Markit office; however, at times team members are required to travel to client sites to assist with onsite implementation activities.

The team is coached and led by a senior Managing Consultant, and are trained in using SQL Server, the Markit EDM application, and in the informational needs of modern financial institutions.

The role is dynamic and provides a fantastic opportunity to build a solid career in solving the data management issues of global top tier financial institutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Documenting requirement specifications for change requests.
  • Configuring Markit EDM application
  • Testing the project deliverables ensuring they are in line with documented requirements.
  • Interacting with clients and colleagues to ensure accurate and timely information flows.
  • Participate in the set up and management of client's hosted EDM environment.
  • Support, monitor and troubleshoot the client's environment
  • Investigates and document existing procedures and make recommendations for improvements
  • Provides suggestions on operational issues
  • Completion of EDM Introductory Training course
What we're looking for
We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and ideas with a desire to learn and thrive. The Graduate Program will provide a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills, and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at IHS Markit. To be an ideal fit for the role, you should have:
  • A Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree (or equivalent) completed no later than May 2022
  • 0-6 months relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • An aptitude to learn and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment
  • The ability to build strong working relationships in a collaborative setting
  • Be legally eligible to work for the duration of the program in the country for which you apply
For Implementation Consultant applicants, we recommend the following:
  • Experience with coding languages such as SQL
  • An interest in the financial world and the technology associated with it
  • Appreciation of the Project Management and Project Lifecycle
  • Stays current with rapidly changing technology and applies it to business needs
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL query writing including complex JOINS and views. Understanding Microsoft SQL application functionality at a business functional level and technical.
  • Experience working with relational databases and their architecture. Including reading/writing data to tables.
  • Strong communication skills both written and speaking.
  • Exposure to ticketing systems (Jira) or knowledge around IT based troubleshooting and logging of findings.
  • Amazon Cloud Technology exposure is a plus
  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows Server and exposure to troubleshooting windows related configurations, understand different machine specs, and an understanding of computer architecture.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel for typical business functionalities.
Application and assessment process
The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills, and find a role that is right for you.

Stage 1: Submit online application
Stage 2: Complete online pymetrics assessment
Stage 3: Initial screening process
Stage 4: Final stage assessment

Our commitment to diversity
Our business and our customers are diverse, and we believe that embracing a diverse and inclusive environment is key to defining who we are. Our people are what makes us unique and you will get the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from across the world who continuously find the best viable solutions, adding value and driving change for our customers.

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Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, in order to comply with applicable federal, state, and local vaccine mandates (including those in place for US federal contractors), US employees may be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated, unless they have been approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief or another legally protected reason. T he company also participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the US.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency

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Current Colleagues
If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

Job ID  R26610
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