2020 Summer Internship – Technology – Software Developer
Canada, Calgary, AB- 112 4th Avenue SW
12h ago

2020 Summer Internship Technology Software Developer

About IHS Markit

At the heart of IHS Markit, we are an information company. With expertise across the world’s largest industries we leverage technology and data science, to provide the insights, software and data to help our customers make better informed decisions, driving growth, performance and efficiency.

During your summer at IHS Markit you'll have the chance to partner with our industry experts, with on the job experience focusing on high impact work that allows you to apply and develop your skills.

Networking, business insights and tailored learning opportunities all support your growth and development, setting you up for success as you begin your career.

Eligibility : Our next internship program runs through the summer of 2020 (4th May 2020 21st August 2020). We’re looking for students who are working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or equivalent), and due to complete their studies and be available for a full time graduate role commencing in the summer of 2021 or 2022.

We want to build a pipeline of exceptional emerging leaders. If you excel in your internship, you could be fast tracked onto our full-time graduate program!

The role

As a Software Developer intern with IHS Markit, you will be part of an agile team that is responsible for delivering timely, high quality releases that delight our customers.

You will work on a real business project, taking responsibility for daily tasks similar to those a permanent employee would perform.

You will be involved in many aspects of the software development life cycle, including design, development, testing, deployment, and documentation.

There are several Software Development internship opportunities available in Calgary, including :

  • Cloud developer focused on building a hosted risk system on the Financial Risk Analytics team
  • Scala / Big Data developer focused on building a large-scale distributed computing system on the Financial Risk Analytics team
  • Cloud developer focused on moving data from on-premise to cloud native database and data lake on the Energy team
  • NET developer focused on building mapping, data management, and analysis software on the Energy team
  • C++ / C# developer focused on building a Windows-based / SQL-backed desktop application for oil and gas analytics on the Energy team
  • In all these roles, you will :

  • Be an active and collaborative team member on an agile development team of 4-5 people
  • Work closely with other developers, for example by pair programming and participating in code reviews
  • Design, code and test enhancements
  • Contribute to testing of user stories, features and releases
  • Troubleshoot and fix bugs
  • Assist with deployment, infrastructure enhancements, and other dev ops tasks as needed
  • Assist our customer facing support team in solving client issues, when necessary
  • Contribute insights and suggestions as part of our continuous improvement
  • Generally pitch in wherever needed to help get a high quality release out on time
  • What we're looking for

    We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and ideas with a desire to learn and thrive. The Summer Internship Program will provide you with a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at IHS Markit.

    To be eligible for a Summer Internship, you will :

  • Pursuing working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or equivalent) completing no later than April 2022
  • This program is aimed at students with 0-6 months relevant full-time work experience
  • Demonstrated passion or interest in one or more of our key industries
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to learn and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment
  • The ability to build strong working relationships in a collaborative setting
  • Be legally eligible to work for the duration of the program in the country for which you apply
  • For our Technology Stream applicants, we recommend the following :

  • Enrolled in a B.Sc. in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • Experience writing code in a high-level object-oriented programming language such as Java or C#
  • Experience writing code in a script language such as JavaScript
  • Experience writing in HTML and CSS
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Familiarity with object-oriented software design
  • Familiarity with AWS and / or Azure cloud APIs
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Experience with testing
  • Familiarity with, or interest in, agile principles, values and practices
  • Interest in learning new technologies
  • How to apply

    Submit your online application, which should include your CV

    Application and assessment process

    The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills and find a role that is right for you.

    Stage 1 : Submit online application

    Stage 2 : Initial screening process

    Stage 3 : Final stage assessment day

    You may be considered for multiple suitable roles throughout this process. If these roles fall within the same stream, you will be assessed during the same process.

    If the roles fall across multiple streams, you may be asked to complete different assessments aligned to those roles.

    We recruit on a rolling basis and most of our assessment days are due to take place from November 2019. We recommend early application.

    Our commitment to diversity

    Our business and our customers are diverse, and we believe that embracing a diverse and inclusive environment is key to defining who we are.

    Our people are what makes us unique and you will get the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from across the world who continuously find the best possible solutions, adding value and driving change for our customers.

    IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (

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