Lead Software Engineer - F&R

Job Description

"This role sits within our Financial & Risk ("F&R") business. On January 30, 2018, Thomson Reuters announced that it signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with private equity funds managed by Blackstone related to the company's F&R business. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters has agreed to sell a 55% majority stake in Financial & Risk and will retain a 45% interest in the business. Thomson Reuters will maintain full ownership of its Legal, Tax & Accounting and the Reuters News businesses. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of the year and is subject to specified regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. When the transaction closes, this role will be included in the new F&R entity. Further information on this can be found at https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/press-releases/2018/january/thomson-reuters-and-blackstone-announce-strategic-partnership-for-thomson-reuters-financial-and-risk-business.html "

We're expanding our development forces looking for a Lead (JavaScript) Software Engineer to work in our Bangkok office. You will work towards pushing the boundaries of development and design, using the latest industry standard technology and techniques.


  • Lead the design and implementation of new framework capabilities for Eikon Framework across Desktop, Web and Mobile
  • Work as part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional, agile product development team to develop new desktop / web applications from the ground up
  • Encourage best practices and apply software engineering principles at each stage of the development lifecycle; advocate technology change towards an ideal solution
  • Develop software to meet requirement specification with high quality and performance, adhering to team/company standards and software best practice guidelines, and corporate policies
  • Creates and performs unit, integration and end-to-end testing as appropriated, making sure code coverage is within required ranges
  • Creates and maintains all required technical documentation/manuals related to assigned components to ensure supportability

  • 5+ years' experience in a Front-End JavaScript role
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Single Page App development, Object Oriented Programming
  • Experience with JavaScript technologies including, but not limited to NodeJS, Vanilla JavaScript ES5+
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to operate with limited supervision
  • An eye for detail to maintain the end user experience and pixel perfect design implementation
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes and testing

Desired Skills/Experience Required
  • ES6/ES7+ knowledge
  • Experience with Typescript
  • Exposure to ElectronJS framework
  • Web Design and fundamentals of User Experience

Thai national or must be legally able to work in Thailand without the company having to obtain a work permit .

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 45,000 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.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers .

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


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