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Application Architect

Job Description

As an employee at Thomson Reuters, you will play a role in shaping and leading the global knowledge economy. Our technology drives global markets and helps professionals around the world make decisions that matter. Whether solving for today’s challenges or tomorrow’s aspirations, you will work with the industry’s brightest thinkers on diverse projects, creating next-generation solutions that deliver powerful results. As the world’s leading provider of intelligent information, we want your unique perspective to create the solutions that advance our business-and your career.

We are seeking a highly motivated Application Architect with experience in enterprise and/or hosted applications development. You will work closely with a very experienced team to extend and support our industry-leading integration solutions and work with many of the latest technologies. We seek a candidate with demonstrable, proven expertise in Cloud application architecture, design, and implementation. Broad experience in various types of databases, distributed, and web-based applications.

About the Role

As an Application Architect you will:

  • Design and Deliver:

  • Provide thought leadership and influence on the application of cloud technologies and approaches related to data engineering 

  • Be collaborative:

  • Collaborate with architects, managers, product managers, and engineers to establish architecture direction 

  • Be curious and innovative:

  • Keep abreast of new technology, including implementation of proof of concepts to understand approaches and technologies 

  • Mentor and coach:

  • Mentor engineers in robust design, influence, and leadership 

About You

You’re a fit for the role of an Application Architect if you have:

Basic qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar 

  • 10+ years experience in software development, design and architecture. Experience with distributed systems patterns including microservices and asynchronous, message-based communication

  • 1-2 years of experience developing cloud-native applications using AWS (EC2, RDS, ALB, Cloud formation, Code pipeline, API gateway, S3, SQS, SNS, Contanarization)

  • Experience with Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Microservices, REST APIs, XML/HTTP, Oracle or MySQL databases, and Linux or Unix platforms

  • Proven ability to incorporate architecture aspects such as security, scalability, flexibility, portability, maintainability, cost, operability, availability, and disaster recovery into designs

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and analyze new technologies 

  • Experience in designing large-scale and complex systems 

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in problem solving 

  • Proven ability to be a team player possessing strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills 

  • Familiarity with Agile and Devops methodologies

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with AI/ML technologies in AWS environment

  • Experience migrating from monolith to distributed architectures

  • Experience architecting API-first solutions

  • Experience with system load and scale testing 

  • Experience with TDD 

 

What’s in it For You?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • COVID-19 Response: Currently working remotely and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines with the majority of our offices being remote until July 2021. Upon return, we will be embracing a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work

  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more

  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking

  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward. 

Accessibility 

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.
 



Locations
Toronto-Ontario-Canada
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