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Solution Architect

Company: IHS Markit
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

About Markit Digital We design, develop, and host data rich, full featured, high traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients around the world. We use modern API-driven client-side rendered frameworks and .NET server-side rendered applications to deliver custom user interfaces that complement our clients' existing brand. With access to thousands of in-house data feeds, we utilize highly leveraged service tier applications to create solutions that delight our customers. Working in an agile and highly collaborative environment, our teams join together as one to deliver world class products. What you'll do:

  • Translate customer requirements into technical solutions
  • Design Internet-based software architectures that address aspects such as authentication, security, deployment, performance, caching, scalability, and service availability
  • Collaborate with other Markit Digital Architects to define and document standards regarding implementation, performance, security etc.
  • Use your passion for technology and interactions with cross-functional teams to drive ideas for new capabilities, products, or tools that improve our quality of service
  • Educate implementation team members on high-level topics including industry standards, capabilities, and tools
  • Assist in closing potential opportunities for new and existing customers by describing how our services, capabilities, and infrastructure can be used to meet customer needs
  • Articulate technology to both business and technical users and maintain strong relationships with internal counterparts and prospect/client stakeholders throughout the sales and product development cycles
  • Understand business problems and define technical solutions that align with budget, functional, and non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical guidance and direction to development teams from project onset through completion
  • Use your strong communication and presentation skills to clearly articulate technology concepts to either a technical or business audience
  • Assist with functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs and contribute to solution pricing process via the creation of technical effort estimates
  • Create supporting documentation and processes for new technology configurations and functionalities
  • Work with application development teams to improve software development practices and align with enterprise technology direction
  • Allocate time to remain informed of latest technologies and trends
  • Provide hands-on support for in-region existing applications by investigating reported issues and occasionally implementing a code fix What we look for:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 8-10 years overall industry experience as an architect or developer
    • Prior experience in a Lead Developer role with teams of 3-5 Developers
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Demonstrated experience creating web applications using some of the following technologies: ASP.NET, C#, NodeJS, JavaScript, Restful APIs, React, Angular
    • Experience with federated authentication/authorization systems - SAML, JWT, OAuth2, etc.
    • Extensive knowledge of Agile development methodologies and end-to-end software development lifecycle
    • Experienced in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), API-centric architecture, Object-Oriented Analysis, and Design (OOAD) principles
    • Expertise in creating architectural diagrams and user flows in modeling software like Visio or LucidChart
    • Proven experience collaborating with subject matter experts among various functional groups
    • Strong problem solving skills - ability to evaluate and solve complex problems in conventional and non-conventional ways The following experience is encouraged:
      • Experience with public cloud (AWS, Azure)
      • Experience using tools such as GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Artifactory, Consul, and Docker
      • Experience with Continuous Integration and automated testing
      • Knowledge of Financial domain What We Offer
        • Competitive base salary, bonus plans and equity.
        • A comprehensive, benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, paid time off, a generous 401k match with no vesting period, parental leave and 3 volunteering days each year. For more information on benefits, please access the benefits page on our careers site:
        • For work locations in the state of Colorado, the anticipated minimum base salary for this role would be $104,679. Compensation will be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the applicant. ----------------------------------------------- Equal Opportunity Employer: S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

Keywords: IHS Markit, Boulder , Solution Architect, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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