FinTech Product Specialist

| Greater Boulder Area

Fintech Product Specialist

 

IHS Markit is a dynamic organization, bringing some of the brightest minds from all over the world together. At Markit Digital, we design, develop, and host data rich, full featured, and high traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients from all over the world.

Position Summary

 

Entrepreneurial, results-driven and tech-savvy Product Specialist needed to join our Financial content specialist team. As a FinTech Product Specialist, you will influence the direction of our custom financial applications.  This is a unique opportunity to combine your love of finance with your love of technology.  This position will work with fortune 500 clients, technologists, product owners and others to shape the products.  The ideal candidate has strong analytics/fact-based decision-making, excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks.

 

Duties & Accountabilities

  • Contributing member to multiple project teams responsible for defining and writing functional financial data requirements, including preparing calculation requirements
  • Function as a stakeholder for multiple capabilities, as well as, influence and guide external stakeholders
  • Evaluate new digital investing solutions/modules for possible inclusion in the product roadmap
  • Analyze the use of alternative data to enhance existing modules
  • Develop financial content using internal natural language generation tools.

 

 

Business Competencies

  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance with an analytical or quantitative focus and 1-2 years of applicable experience
  • Progress towards CFA or CMT designation a plus
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with third party data providers, understand specification documents and communicate requirements to Engineering teams
  • Utilize SQL skills and using your understanding of relational database to query and analyze vendor and client data
  • Ability to use moderate/advanced Excel skills (pivot table, v look-up, etc.)
  • Experience with programing (i.e. Python, R, Visual Basic, SQL, etc.)

 

 

Personal Competencies

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with cross-functional teams
  • Technology acumen
  • Strong knowledge of math and statistics

 

 

Highlights of our benefits include:

 

  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being benefits
  • Earn 15 vacation days annually to start
  • 401k Retirement saving plan, with employer matching
  • Three volunteer days awarded annual to volunteer within the community
  • Free Bus pass

 

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IHS Markit is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website to apply to a position, please contact [email protected] or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be 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.

 

 

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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

Location

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.

Marj

Director, Business Development

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.

Jason

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.

Gillian

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!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

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)
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
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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