Senior C# developer, thinkFolio

Position title Senior C# Developer Location Manchester Business Function Technology Department thinkFolio Department overview: thinkFolio is a leading provider of portfolio modelling and management tools, compliance and trading functions for asset managers on the buy side. thinkFolio is used globally with most clients currently in the UK. Position summary thinkFolio requires a strong C# developer who will work as part of our growing team of engineers. thinkFolio is embarking on a multi-year expansion and requires strong developers to help expand the core capabilities of the platform, advance our cloud native strategy and more generally help built out our best of breed platform to support this growing business. The developer will be writing gRPC/REST APIs and other backend components and will be responsible for designing and developing the solution for a cloud native system. The ideal candidate would have experience of writing complex multi-tiered applications using message based architectures and micro services and will have strong SQL skills. Duties & accountabilities The role is focused on core future product development and re-engineering, as well as continuously improving aspects of the core product architecture. All members of the team are also involved in software support and issue resolution. Business competencies Education and Experience Required: Candidates must have a strong IT educational background to degree level or equivalent. Must have professional experience of working as part of a team on product-focused software projects, including experience of complex software design, documentation and implementation. Commercial experience working with C# Good understanding of SQL (experience with MS SQL is a plus) Experience working with modern Javascript/Typescript frameworks (experience with Angular is a plus) would be a plus. If you have had no commercial exposure to these technologies, a willingness to learn is a must. Desirable: Knowledge of server push and high speed messaging would be useful Knowledge of Kubernetes, Istio, Envoy, AWS advantageous Commercial Awareness Good understanding of investment management across all asset types and geographies is an advantage Personal competencies Personal Impact Adept at building and maintaining trusted and credible relationships with colleagues at all levels and external clients Excellent attention to detail, with ability to clearly communicate the nature of a software Self-motivated; able to work independently with minimal supervision Organized, able to multi-task, and have positive attitude to achieve deadlines Strong problem solving skills A genuine enjoyment of writing software Communication The department employs many talented people who all work together. The candidate must be able to fit into this structure and communicate with both business and technical people. The development team has a particularly close working relationship with the testing and support teams and effective appropriate communication is key to this. Teamwork A team player who is comfortable working at all levels of the business and with external clients Proven ability to work individually, and in a team environment which spans multiple geographical regions. 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.

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