Cloud Software Engineer

Job Description

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Cloud Software Engineer who combines solid technical credentials for a position within our Cloud Center of Excellence team. In this role, you will collaborate with technology peers and business partners to build and deploy the foundation for the next generation of modern cloud native software applications and services for Thomson Reuters.

Are you passionate about using cloud technologies, open-source, and love working with and developing the latest technologies in a dynamic environment? Do you have a burning desire to move fast and be bold? Then we want you on our team!

As part of the Cloud Center of Excellence team within the Platform organization, you will be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, energetic, and high performing team at the heart of the Thomson Reuters transformation to developing cloud native applications and services. This group is nimble and creative and will shape our technology roadmap. This role will be instrumental to enabling the current and future world of cloud computing at Thomson Reuters. You will be challenged with identifying innovative ideas and proof of concepts to delivery against existing and future needs of our customers.

Your role will include working with the following technologies:

  • AWS and Azure cloud providers
  • PaaS (Platform as a Service) or IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) solutions
  • Discrete micro services with simple repeatable cloud native architectural patterns
  • Continuous delivery tools such as Git, Bash and Ant scripts, Jenkins, Jenkins DSL, Spinnaker and Gradle
  • Infrastructure automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Packer, Chef, CloudFormation, Powershell, Azure Resource Tools
  • Scripting languages such as Python
  • Distributed logging such as ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
  • Distributed data stores such as Casandra, Redis, Zookeeper, or Swift
  • Security best practices for cloud
  • Serverless architecture such as AWS Lambda or Azure Functions
  • Container technology such as Docker, AWS ECS, Azure Container Service or Kubernetes
  • Cloud Monitoring such as Sensu, AWS CloudWatch or Azure Diagnostics
  • Cloud native libraries such as Netflix OSS.
  • Test automation frameworks including jUnit, Spock, etc.

If you have the talent and desire to build innovative business critical software services at a rapid pace, seamlessly serving many of the largest companies in the world come join our team!

Responsibilities include:
  • Utilizing a variety of open source software and tools
  • Collaborate with technologists across the company to build cloud native applications
  • Developing REST APIs using Java or .Net
  • Ensure consistency with cloud architectural guiding principles for assigned projects
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging cloud technology trends - open source and cloud vendors such as AWS and Azure


Bachelor's degree in related technology program preferred.

Some industry experience with preference given for experience with the following:
  • Scripting languages such as Python, Perl or UNIX/Shell
  • Developing REST APIs using Java or .Net
  • Utilizing a variety of open source software and tools
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, including effective presentation skills
  • Outgoing innovator investigating new technologies and suggesting technology and/or process improvements
  • Sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills
  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Self-learner able to apply new technologies
  • Able to work in a highly collaborative, dynamic agile team environment
  • Able to clearly communicate project status, roadblocks and accomplishments with team leaders
  • Proactive in raising problems, identifying solutions and giving/receiving feedback
  • Effective time management, ability to plan and prioritize work effectively

Thomson Reuters offers an environment that is both challenging and supportive, and we are proud to have been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers from 2009 - 2018, a Best Workplace from 2006 - 2018, and a Great Place to Work for Women in 2015 and 2017. We consider work from home arrangements for people with a disability or specific accessibility needs. If requested, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment and assessment process.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

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 country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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