IHS Markit CIP Intern Software Engineering in Houston, Texas

Internship Opportunity

Software Engineer Intern – Kingdom Team

Houston, Texas USA

IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Team Overview:

The Kingdom development team is part of the energy technical team within IHS Markit. IHS Kingdom is a desktop application that integrates geoscience, geophysics and engineering into a single, easy-to-use software solution, enabling users to make confident and faster decisions. Kingdom is built on Microsoft technologies including .NET framework with C# being the primary development language.

Position Summary:

As a Software Engineer Intern with IHS Markit, you will undertake work on a real business project intended to add value to your team as well as provide you with a great learning opportunity. In addition, you will take responsibility for daily tasks similar to those a permanent Software Engineer would perform, which will provide you with the opportunity to see how a career on the Kingdom team will start. Upon completion of the internship, you will have a deep understanding of how Kingdom works, how it adds value to our customers and how the Kingdom application is maintained and developed in order to keep it competitive in the marketplace.

General Job Duties:

As part of one of Kingdom’s Agile teams, deliver a continuous stream of high quality software (under guidance) by:

  • Participating in designing and creating intuitive, easy-to-use user interfaces and workflows

  • Practicing Test-driven development to create reusable software components

  • Diagnosing and fixing defects

  • Collaborating with developers, testers and domain experts

  • Research and suggest alternative technologies or development practices

Role Requirements:

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates should demonstrate the following education, skills and experience:

  • Working knowledge of one or more object oriented programming languages. E.g. C#, C++ or Java

  • Strong technical prowess, including understanding of algorithms, systems architecture and end-user experience.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to break down requirements into assignable tasks

  • A flexible attitude and the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment

  • Effective communication of technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel

  • Excellent verbal and presentation skills

  • The ability to work to deadlines and prioritize a complex workload

  • Mature, confident & self-motivated with a passion to develop quality code

  • Passion to learn new skills and apply new technology

  • Pursuing a University degree in Computer Science or related field

2018 Summer Intern Requirements

To be eligible to apply for a place on our intern program, you must be able to answer ‘yes’ to the following questions:

  • Are you legally eligible to work for the duration of the intern program in the country for which you have applied?

  • Will you have completed your studies in either 2019 or 2020? This program is open to current students only.

  • If you do not reside in the IHS Markit office location for which you are applying, are you able to self-relocate in time for the program start date?

Program Dates

Participation for the full duration of the 10-week program is expected. Please ensure you are available as per the dates below before submitting your application:

  • North America: June 04 to August 10

  • Asia Pacific: 5th June – 11th August

  • Europe: June 04 to August 10

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.

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Current ColleaguesIf you are currently a colleague with IHS Markit please apply internally via Workday.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.