Job Description

Markit Boulder has begun accepting applications for the fall Web Developer University 2014. 

Markit On Demand invites you to earn while you learn

So you want to be a web developer? 

Markit On Demand designs, builds, and hosts web sites and applications for many of the largest banks, brokerage houses, and media outlets in the world. We create richly interactive sites using C#, Javascript, CSS, and HTML. We’ve been building “Ajax” based apps since it was just a cleaning product, are continually pushing the browser as an application platform, and are passionate about creating sites that are highly performant during periods of huge traffic. 

We need help, and that’s where you come in. Markit On Demand is hosting a web developer training program. You get to learn how to build complex web applications; we get to grow our development team. 

You will be paid for your time in the program. It’s a five week engagement (9-5, M-F), starting October 13th 2014. Successful candidates will be offered a full time, salaried position with benefits. 

We’re looking for people with experience writing code (regardless of language or platform) who want to expand their skills to include web technologies. The program consists of lectures from members of the MOD development team focusing on client and server side technologies, as well as our own libraries and frameworks, and a lot of hands on lab time. 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. Candidates outside of CO must be able to relocate independently by the program start date. Candidates must also be able to work full time at the close of the session.

Markit On Demand is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We respectfully request no agency or recruiter inquiries or candidate submissions.

Skills & Requirements

Experience Requirements: 

• 1 – 2 years experience as a student, intern or employee in an academic, creative or professional environment. 
• Proficient in at least one programming language, JavaScript or C# preferred (HTML and CSS are quite useful, but they’re not programming languages). 

About Markit On Demand

What We Offer

Markit on Demand, Inc. has been in business for almost 20 years. Headquartered at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colorado, Markit On Demand has over 400 employees that are focused on the design, development and hosting of financial web sites, reports, and tools. We deliver innovative, high quality products to help our clients and their customers visualize, manipulate and understand complex financial information. Our compelling, presentation-rich services for financial professionals and individual investors have won acclaim for our clients, many of whom rank at the top of the Gomez and Forbes awards. Our products are custom designed for each client, completely private-labeled, and fully integrated into the client’s other offerings.

Acquired by Markit in 2010, Markit On Demand has entered a promising and exciting business relationship and continues to grow and create new career opportunities for exceptional people who want to awaken their curiosity and strengthen their creative thinking and critical problem solving skills in a demanding, results oriented and client focused work environment. Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Over 1,500 institutions use Markit’s independent services as clients - including investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers,central banks, regulators, rating agencies and insurance companies - providing round-the-clock support from offices in London, New York, Dallas, Toronto, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Calgary, Vancouver, Boulder, New Delhi, Chicago and Henley on Thames.

Markit On Demand offers a terrific working environment that creates an abundance of opportunities for motivated individuals. We possess a unique and compelling culture that is intellectually stimulating, encourages creativity and recognizes individual and team contribution. We offer a great benefits package including medical with HSA/FSA, dental, vision, 401K with Company Match, vacation and personal days, alternative transportation benefits and there really is an unlimited supply of chocolate!


Salary is based on experience. Markit On Demand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be located in the US and relocation assistance is not offered for this role.

We respectfully request no agency or recruiter inquiries or candidate submissions.

Joel Test score: 11 out of 12

The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.

  • Do you use source control?
  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you make daily builds?
  • Do you have a bug database?
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
  • Do you have a spec?
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy?
  • Do you have testers?
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview?
  • Do you do hallway usability testing?
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