Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Primary Objective(s)

A Senior Software Engineer analyzes, defines, designs, constructs, tests, installs, modifies, and grows our information systems.


About Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

About This Position

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting (TRTA) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Checkpoint technology team. Checkpoint is the market-leading online tax and accounting research product with authoritative and nationally respected content and productivity tools. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for designing and implementing product enhancements, redesign of existing product functions, troubleshooting and resolving product defects, unit and integration testing. You will also be part of new technology and process evaluations. Active interaction with internal customers, other developers, Quality Assurance, Business System Analysts, and Customer Support counterparts is an integral part of the role

Key Responsibilities & Technologies

Collaboration: Partner with team to create a greater quality of development in the organization and promote best practices. Participate in project planning sessions to understand requirements, provide design options, and provide work breakdown estimates. Maintain thoughtful and collaborative relationships within R&D and with cross-functional peers. Assist in Quality Assurance processes and customer issue resolution. Thoughtfully works with developer partners share task responsibilities.

Autonomy: Work independently, with minimal technical and management guidance. Takes proactive ownership to understand problems. Account for the quality and timeliness of own work.

Mentoring: Provide input into assessment and training/mentoring of junior team members.

Creative: Create and execute unit and integration tests to ensure code meets requirements, maintain technical documentation and execute unit and integration tests

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

Develop: Develop program units with software engineering methodologies in Java/J2EE and user interface technologies like Javascript, HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, JSON, JSP, Angular JS, Google Web Toolkit, thus improving the quality of development in the organization and promote best practices.

Design: SOA, Web services, SOAP, and REST are highly desired

Maintenance: Unit testing, code management tools, and design tools. Write and modify software using industry and company best practices. Maintain and grow applications according to business and technology priorities.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

3-7 years related experience.

Why is Thomson Reuters a great place for me to work?

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What are Thomson Reuters' core values?

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Partnership: We work together, with each other, with our customers and with industry partners to deliver superior results and experiences.

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Performance: We deliver results, excelling at work that positively impacts the world.

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 over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.

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 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 Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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