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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 looking for a Senior Software Engineer to be part of a high-performing team. You will be responsible for designing and implementing new product features, enhancements, redesign of existing product functions, troubleshooting and resolving product defects, unit, and integration testing. You will be part of new technology and process evaluations.

About the Role

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will: 

  • Design and Develop

    - Designing object-oriented and service-oriented architectures

    - Programming and unit testing of code based upon design sessions with internal software users, customer-reported issues, and input from Business System Analysts, Marketing, Professional Services, and Support

    - Developing and re-factoring existing products, providing product enhancements, and resolving product defects to meet customer issues

    - Unit and performance testing of design as part of the development cycle

    - Unit and performance testing of design as part of the development cycle

    - Writing technical specifications, program documentation, and unit test plans for all work performed

  • Be a Team Player - maintain solid relationships within R&D and with cross-functional peers and partner with Quality Assurance to drive high-quality, on-time deliverables

  • Be Curious & Innovative - continuously update yourself with next-generation technology, development tools, and contribute to process development practices

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

  • Be an Effective Communicator - articulate complex technical issues, and share ideas, participate in peer reviews, and exhibit strong listening skills

  • Be a Problem solver - assist in the Quality Assurance process and customer issue resolution

  • Be a Leader - provide technical expertise and peer code reviews to other team members

About You

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

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience designing, developing, deploying, and supporting products in an enterprise or SaaS environment

  • Java and J2EE development and analysis experience including SQL coding

  • Experience with advanced Open Source technologies and frameworks such as Hibernate 4 and Spring

  • Experience with full life cycle development: requirements gathering, analysis, design, coding, unit testing, and acceptance testing

  • Strong working knowledge with Object-Oriented Analysis, Design, and Implementation

  • Experience with SOA, Web services, SOAP, REST

  • Experience with relational databases as well as exposure to NoSQL data stores

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with agile/ iterative design and development methodologies

  • Working knowledge of CI and particularly Gradle builds

  • Experience in developing in AWS infrastructure

  • Experience in UI frameworks and technologies such as Angular, Ajax, CSS, JavaScript, etc.

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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