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Senior Build Automation Engineer

| Greater Boulder Area

About Markit Digital: Build and Deployment Tools Team

At Markit Digital, we design, develop, and host data rich, full featured, high traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients from all over the world.  We are a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider with industry-leading technical expertise crafting fast, portable, reliable, data-driven user experiences.    Working in an Agile methodology, we collaborate with small focused teams in order to continually drive customer value.


The Build and Deployment Tools team provides a platform and toolchain that enables teams across the Markit Digital landscape to provision/configure environments, setup/deploy applications, and collect/view metrics.  Each member of this team has a passion for automating and streamlining development and operational activities across the organization.  We are looking for a motivated and like-minded senior engineer to join us.


What You’ll Do

·          Develop, support, and improve automated build, configuration, and management systems

·          Automate application and service deployments using 3rd party and custom-developed tools

·          Design and build new processes and tools to enable automation of the installation and maintenance of existing applications and services in a high-volume, high-availability environment

·          Design and build tools to allow engineering and support teams to troubleshoot issues and isolate problems

·          Review team members work and provide guidance on best practices

·          Integrate virtualization, configuration management, and application deployment systems

·          Help automate the configuration of monitoring and metrics systems

·          Assist teams with troubleshooting application builds and work needed to enable automation

·          Assist teams in aligning application and service development with existing and newly developed deployment tools



·          Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field and experience in an enterprise IT and/or development environment


Skills, Experience and Competencies

·          Leverage your 8+ years of industry experience as a team player, capable of collaborating in a fast-paced environment, as well as capable of working independently with a high level of self-motivation

·          Proficiency in coding with one or more programming languages such as C#, Ruby, and JavaScript

·          Strong understanding of configuration management systems such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible

·          Background working with CI/CD pipelines and toolsets including Jenkins and TeamCity

·          Capable of using and administering version control systems such Git or SVN

·          Practical understanding of build tools such as NPM, MSBuild, Maven, or Ant

·          Experience with package managers such as NuGet or RPM

·          Working understanding of SQL



Bonus Points For:

·          Experience with Windows and/or Linux scripting technologies and toolsets (PowerShell, bash)

·          Knowledge of container management and orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, and Swarm

·          Experience with cloud architecture and deploying applications to hybrid and public cloud infrastructure

·          Familiarity with virtualization and hypervisors such as VMWare running in a private cloud

·          Experience working within a high volume, high-availability environment

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


Our neighbors are Ozo, Upslope Brewing Company and many rotating food trucks! Bike to work (yours or borrow ours), ample parking, bus stops nearby

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.


Product Management Director

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

IHS Markit Digital has provided me a unique set of opportunities, giving my career a healthy jumpstart. I joined as a college summer intern 3 years ago, and am now a full-time Product Analyst! I love the sense of community here, and value working with a leadership team who provides both a supportive and challenging work environment.


Sr. Product Management Analyst

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!


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What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Generous Well-Being account to pay for your wellness related expenses, pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and bike room, showers and locker room onsite.

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