IHS Markit QA Analyst in Dallas, Texas

About IHS Markit

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 unrivaled 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 defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


Department overview

Markit WSO is the industry leader in leveraged loan and high-yield solutions and provides comprehensive products and services for portfolio management, servicing, reporting, and analysis. Our portfolio management solution gives immediate access to real-time reference and transactional loan data. Its functionality is tailored to handle the unique behaviour of bank loans and compliance reporting required for complex structures.

The WSO Quality Assurance team is comprised of 29 Testing professionals in Dallas and Noida India.

Position summary

This position promises a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast growing and entrepreneurial, global company. The applicant will have the opportunity to build a career in the Quality Assurance phase of the Software Development Life Cycle and learn the Markit WSO product suite.

Duties & accountabilities

  • Analyzing requirements and writing test cases

  • Creating data sets for testing

  • Analyzing and validating results

  • Creating defect and feature work items

  • Setup/restore environments

  • Manage and manipulate data using core applications and/or SQL

Business competencies

Education and experience

Ideal candidates would bring financial industry knowledge or experience.

Minimum of BA or BS degree (prefer a Management Information Systems Computer Science / Accounting / Finance concentration)

PC Skills: MS Office Suite, Microsoft SQL, MS VSTS, HP ALM

Desire to learn SQL, algorithms, relational data structures, financial calculation modelling, and build a career in Quality Assurance

Appreciation of the SDLC and various development methodologies

Commercial awareness

Someone with an interest in the financial world and technology associated with it and how to test and apply Quality Assurance to a software product

Management requirements

Time management and organisational skills

Personal competencies

Personal impact

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute on an individual basis and as part of a team. Will be required to effectively partner with development and product colleagues in addition to other QA associates.

Self-starter with an attention to detail.

Good analytical and trouble shooting skills.

Someone that is ambitious and looking to build upon what they learned in their schooling in a fast moving environment.

Communication

Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

Ability to listen, learn quickly and demonstrate initiative.

Teamwork

Task oriented with a strong work ethic and ability to work well within a team environment.

Eligible colleagues must meet the requirements of the job as indicated in the posted job description.

Colleagues must have at least six months of continuous service in their current position with IHS to apply for a posted job, unless approval is granted by the colleagues’ supervisor and Human Resources. This period allows colleagues to become competent in their current role and demonstrate satisfactory performance.

Colleagues must be in good standing in their current role. Colleagues who have received Disciplinary Action or who have been on a Performance Improvement Plan within the past 6 months may not participate in the Job Posting Program, unless approval is granted by the colleague’s supervisor and Human Resources.

Provided that the colleague meets the eligibility requirements mentioned above, as well as the minimum requirements for the position of interest, the colleague should notify his /her supervisor of the intent to apply for an internal position, prior to posting. Any concerns with supervisory notification should be brought to the attention of Human Resources.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veterans. Please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster & Supplement, Right to Work and Pay Transparency Policy. IHS Markit is a participant in E-Verify (see links below) . We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.

EEO is the Law at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf

EEO is the Law Supplement at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf

Right to Work at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-VerifyNativeDocuments/OSCRighttoWorkPoster.pdf

Pay Transparency Policy at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

E-Verify at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf