Principal Software Engineer

Job Description


We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

This is a software development position. The successful candidate will be a part of the team building the next generation of rich media content management, delivery platform for Reuters news agency. The job requires a strong computer science background, ability to work with minimal supervision, strong software development discipline, ability to learn and apply new technologies, and ability to work on a team.

Role and Responsibilities:
- Software Development.
- Communicating with local and foreign stake holders and business.
- Production problem resolution.


Required skills or knowledge:
- Expert knowledge/Experience with Java and J2EE
- Experience with SQL and relational databases
- Experience with Apache or other HTTP servers
- Experience with Tomcat or other J2EE containers
- Experience with Linux/Shell script
- Good Knowledge of HTTP, JavaScript/AJAX, XML and XHTML
- Experience with a versioning system (e.g., CVS/SVN/Git)
- Both good written and spoken English are required

Desired skills or knowledge:
- Good Knowledge of Linux Kernel is a big plus
- Good Knowledge of HTML/HTML5/CSS and Web page design is a big plus.
- Experience with functional programming language is a big plus (e.g., Python, Clojure, Scala, Erlang)
- Experience with docker container is a big plus.
- Experience with Cloud development is a big plus.
- Experience with Agile development is a big plus.
- Experience with distributed computing, big data processing and NoSQL databases is a plus

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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