Senior Software Engineer

This is a position for a software developer to work on editorial products within the News group. The product represents a unique chance to automate workflows on a low latency platform while freeing journalists from time-consuming coverage of news items. The candidate will need to interface with a variety of teams around the global and be experienced with a full development lifecycle.

Responsibilities will consist of:

  • Participating in project/work planning sessions with team members and product manager to analyze requirements
  • Design and develop applications per written specifications. May be responsible for writing design specifications
  • Making modifications to existing applications and modules in accordance with written specifications
  • Taking part in code reviews, and reviewing the work of colleagues
  • Support operational teams with system maintenance, such as upgrading, fall back, patching, etc. This support and maintenance may occasionally require the candidate to work outside normal business hours
  • Support application trouble shooting in a production system

Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with a 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.


  • B.Sc. or equivalent in Computer Science or other computer related subject

Required Skills

  • 3 year experience working as a software developer
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Strong OOAD skills, familiar with design patterns
  • Self-motivated, co-operative team player, ability to work in global environment
  • Good communication skills including technical writing & spoken English
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision & direction

Desired Skills

  • Experience in development / networking using IP based protocols (TCP, UDP, HTTP, etc.)
  • Experience with C development
  • Experience with C# development
  • Familiar with agile methodologies and cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of the value of well-written documentation, continuous integration, and security rules

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

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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