IHS Markit Senior Data Transformation Specialist in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Senior Data Transformation Specialist


The person selected for this position will have primary responsibility for collecting and reporting on offshore field development activity in the Asia Pacific region. This role also calls for sourcing details regarding the assigned region and construction vessels and help maintain and update internal database. The person would eventually be considered an expert in the offshore sector.

This is a critical position in support of the company’s varied customers who participate in the offshore construction market. These customers include international and state-controlled oil and gas companies, financial analysts, vessel owners, shipyards, equipment suppliers and others.


This position will be situated in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

General Job Duties:

  • Collecting and reporting on offshore field development activities in the assigned region

  • Gathering and maintaining accurate data of assigned offshore subsea construction vessels

  • Updating and maintain data quality in company databases

  • Providing customer support when necessary

  • The position will also provide support for certain editorial and market research efforts

  • Analysis and of data/news for contact conversation and forecasting reports

Specific Job Duties:

  • Establishing and maintaining relevant industry contacts particularly via phone calling

  • Updating and maintaining the Company's proprietary databases including data input and data checks

  • Providing support to related editorial and market research efforts as assigned

  • Editing and proofreading own work and that of others before publication

Required Education:

This position requires a university degree (Associate’s or higher), and other relevant work experience will be considered.

Required Experience:

Preferred two years’ work experience and familiarity with the offshore oil and gas industry

Other Skills:

  • The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, have excellent attention to detail and the ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in English.

  • Working knowledge of common spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software.

  • Solid grasp of global geography.

  • Enthusiasm and a genuine interest in the subject matter are extremely important.

Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.