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Thomson Reuters

Associate Architect

Bangalore, India

Associate Architect

We are looking for Associate Architect, Tax and Accounting Professionals.

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.

About the Role :
In this opportunity as an Associate Architect, Tax and Accounting Professionals you will:

  • Be a Technical Leader: Research and recommend technical standards and best practices, ensure the architecture and design is well communicated and fits with overall technology and product strategy; and be hands-on in required areas to implement core components which would be reusable across applications.
  • Be a Decision Maker: Make quick and effective data-driven decisions, with good problem solving and analytical skills to infer qualitative and quantitative data and roll-out strategy that aligns with company goals.
  • Be a Team Player: the ability to work in a collaborative team-oriented environment, share information, diverse ideas, partner with cross-functional and remote teams
  • 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 efficient Stakeholder Manager: Collaborate and engage with external and internal stakeholders such as business teams, product owners, project management in defining a roadmap for products and processes. Act as point of contact in resolving stakeholder issues
  • Focus on quality, continuous improvement and technical standards: Keep service focus on reliability, performance, and scalability while driving improvements in productivity and software development/architecture. Prepare technical specifications and align with industry best practices
  • Be an Effective Communicator: The ability to articulate complex technical issues, and share ideas, participate in peer-reviews, and exhibit strong listening skills. Work with the business owners to translate requirements into actionable architectures.

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About You:
As an Associate Software Architect team member, you will:

  • Create and oversee the architectural design of small to medium sized projects. Ensure the architecture is communicated, understood and adhered to by the project teams responsible for its implementation.
  • Ensure consistency with architectural standards for assigned projects.
  • Proactively monitor and coordinate cross-organizational systems integration touch points to reduce or eliminate unexpected or unanticipated integration breakdowns.
  • Proactively review the portfolio of upcoming product stories to identify areas in which systems integration needs must be reviewed and planned for in
  • the early stages of the project.
  • Research emerging trends in software development and architecture strategies and evaluate their use.
  • Interact with technology peers to make technical recommendations for application developments
  • Work on multiple projects and manage time effectively, proactively assessing risk and dependencies
  • Write design specifications, programming specifications, and documentation
  • Effectively communicate timely and accurate status information to project leaders
  • Seek out and share technical knowledge with other members across the organization
  • Participate as a team member, assisting others and leading technical projects as needed
  • Take personal responsibility to impact results, deliver on commitments, and reduce costs.
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science with a strong academic record
  • 5+ years of software development experience with particular concentration in large distributed systems
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills to reach binding agreement on architectural decisions for a project
  • Very strong interpersonal and communications skills (including oral, written as well as listening proficiency).
  • Strong issue resolution and conflict resolutions skills
  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to solve complex problems independently and to generate innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and prioritize a diverse workload
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple levels of technology staff, from multiple technology and application domains across multiple geographical locations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work with technology management and technology executives
  • Experience with software design methodologies and tools, testing tools and performance tools
  • Experience andor a willingness to work in a fast paced Agile software development environment
  • Experience with C# .Net and C# .Net based stacks is essential.
  • Architectural experience in cloud native, PaaS and SaaS technologies is considered essential for this role
  • Experience with Linux and Perl would be a plus.

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:

  • Hybrid Work Model: We've adopted a flexible hybrid working environment (2-3 days a week in the office depending on the role) for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: flexible vacation, two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; work from another location for up to a total of 8 weeks in a year, 4 of those weeks can be out of the country and the remaining in the country, Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
  • 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: Ten employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we've never talked about with as much pride as we should - we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.


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 26,000 employees across more than 70 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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Client-provided location(s): Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Job ID: thomson-837037926
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)