Implementation Consultant, Enterprise Data Management

  • Ipreo
  • London, UK
  • 24/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management

Job Description

About Us

IHS Markit Enterprise Data Management (EDM) is a multi-award-winning platform that puts quality, audited data at the centre of customer’s organizations. Our solutions build gold copy masters across all data types, delivering tangible data governance, risk management and compliance frameworks and rationalizing legacy architectures. The EDM platform is the central hub for all transactions, securities, prices, rates, counterparty and issuer data. Markit EDM empowers those who understand the data to manage the data, no matter the complexity, volume or scope of the project.

Your Role

An Implementation Consultant is responsible for providing a range of services to deliver the EDM product suite through consultation with internal and external clients. A good mix of technical competency, business/data expertise and project management skills are required. While the employee will be based out of one of IHS Markit offices, the role will be one that is on-site with clients Monday through Friday thus involving travel within the EMEA region. Projects can last between five to eight months on average. Key responsibilities include:

  • Configuration of the Markit EDM Platform, per specifications, to meet agreed deliverables and deadlines
  • Track and manage issues that impact the delivery of EDM functionality
  • Coach and guide clients in their use of EDM to ensure good standards and best practice are followed
  • Identify, communicate and document potential deviations to agreed project scope
  • Participate in test processes and client testing cycles during implementation to ensure new versions and changes meet agreed deliverables and are performant
  • Report activity, effort, issues and project progress regularly and in a timely fashion

About You

You are a delivery-focused individual. You enjoy problem-solving and making an impact toward successful project delivery.

Key Qualifications and Skills:

  • Educated to degree-level or equivalent
  • Proven track record of software implementation experience
  • Experience and understanding of Financial Markets solutions and concepts, particularly Enterprise Data Management
  • Understanding of relational databases, data mining, data warehousing and data modelling concepts
  • Ability to travel and work throughout the EU and UK

What we offer

  • Cash incentive plan and equity award
  • Opportunity to travel
  • Options to work from home (will vary depending on client and assignment)
  • Opportunity to work with world experts in the field of Enterprise Data Management and Financial Markets solutions and other verticals
  • Strong client base and broad product line offering a wide variety of projects and use-cases
  • Opportunity to work within a growing team and expanding technology solutions

Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

Your colleagues

About us

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure long-term success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector - from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make well-informed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence.

Join us

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what’s next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cutting-edge projects and gaining once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world’s most influential companies. You’ll get to be hands-on with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here.

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