Software Development Engineer - API Development

Software Development Engineer - API Development

As part of a Thomson Reuters wide initiative to establish a Technology Centre of Excellence in Toronto there is a requirement to recruit a Software Development Engineer of API development. This is a technology role based in Toronto reporting into the Head of API Development.

The role is critical in driving our simplification agenda across APIs and Frameworks which will support our key initiatives – Enterprise Content Platform (ECP) and our Next Generation Enterprise Data Feeds (EDS) which forms the overall Thomson Reuters Open Platform Strategy.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop software against specifications created in partnership with team members and product managers
  • Create and execute unit and integration tests to ensure software meets business and performance requirements and software quality standards.
  • Contribute to software design and lead the design of well-defined components.
  • Help identify and implement short-term and long-term solutions and risk assessments for analytics software.
  • Develop quality improvements to prevent and resolve software problems
  • May provide technical support to operations or other development teams
  • Participate in project planning sessions with team members to analyze development requirements, provide design options, and provide work breakdown and estimates of work.

Required Skills

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • knowledge and practical experience of Java
  • Ability to work in highly agile team environment
  • Self-Driven, goal oriented team player with good communication skills.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of web API gateways such as APIGEE or TYK
  • Experience of developing cloud based API gateways would be highly desirable
  • Knowledge and experience with GoLang
  • Databases e.g Oracle, SQL server, MySQL
  • Apache Tomcat
  • HTML5, CSS3, XML

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