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Senior Software Engineer - Java/AWS

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.

Are you looking for an opportunity to put your cloud development skills to use, enabling DevOps capabilities for a world-class technology company? Then consider joining the Thomson Reuters Legal Technology group as a Senior Software Engineer within our cloud development team. In this role, you will collaborate with architects and developers to support several development teams, providing tooling, software, and guidance as we build applications in the cloud.

 About the Role

 In this opportunity as a Senior Software Engineer, you will: 

  • Develop and Deliver: applying modern development practices, you will build and maintain tooling, software, and practices that support our CI/CD pipelines for cloud-based applications

  • Be a Team Player: Working in a collaborative team-oriented environment, you will share information, value diverse ideas, partner with cross-functional and remote teams; ability get work done by engaging others to provide or request assistance

  • Be an Agile Person:  with a strong sense of urgency and a desire to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment, you will deliver solutions against strict timelines

  • Be Innovative: you are empowered to try new approaches and learn new technologies. You will contribute innovative ideas, create solutions, and be accountable for end-to-end deliveries; Possess a desire to learn and embrace new and emerging technology; ability to solve complex problems independently

  • Be an Effective Communicator: through active engagement and communication with partners and team members, you will effectively articulate ideas and collaborate on technical developments

About You

You’re a fit for the role of Senior Software Engineer if you have:


Basic qualifications: 

  • 4+ years experience with software development using one or more programming languages, preferably Java or Python

  • Experience with AWS cloud platform

  • Experience with infrastructure automation using tools such as AWS CloudFormation or Ansible

  • 1+ year experience with build and deploy tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, AWS CodeBuild, or AWS Code Pipelines 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience   

  • Understand Agile development practices

  • Certified AWS Developer or Solutions architect

  • Experience working as a DevOps engineer in a cloud environment (preferably AWS)

  • Experience working with database technologies, especially cloud solutions such as AWS Aurora/MySQL or AWS DynamoDB

  • Good understanding of DevOps practices as well as embracing a CI/CD mindset

  • Proficiency in system monitoring and security for cloud-based applications

  • Comfortable with Linux operating system and shell scripting


What’s in it For You

At Thomson Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Learning & Development

    • Exposure to a wide breadth of leading-edge technology

    • Career growth - ability to work on multiple projects and/or with various teams

    • Professional growth and development opportunity through various training programs, conferences, networking events, in-house speaker series, etc.

    • Access to Hackathons, Unconferences, Harvard Manage Mentor, and more, we offer learning opportunities for everyone

  • Benefits/Perks

    • Health benefits

    • Savings/investment plans

    • Paid time off (including time off to volunteer and extended parental leave)

  • Flexibility: We've been named as one of Forbes, Best Companies for Work/Life Balance

  • Global Opportunities:  We have employees in over 90 countries, working across 3 different industries

  • Your wellbeing:  We offer a program that focuses on making our lives healthier

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. 


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.

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