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Lead Software Engineer - Team Lead

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 4/11/2018 6:37:35 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

Lead Software Engineer - Team Lead

FindLaw is the leading provider of business development solutions for law firms and home to the largest online destination for people with legal needs ( Our integrated marketing solutions help law firms grow their practice through strategic online marketing approaches that drive results. FindLaw Technology is part of the technology organization in Thomson Reuters. Being part of this larger organization provides a global reach of resources rich in experience and market trends. This also enables the technology organization to provide standard, enterprise wide tools, technology and processes.

Primary Objective(s)

As a Team Lead – Lead Software Engineer, you are a critical member of an Agile team responsible for developing solutions that help our customers create a more effective digital presence.  You will lead a development team while collaborating closely with business partners and stakeholders (e.g. Project Manager, Business Analyst, QA, Architects, Product Managers) to provide leadership throughout the Agile SDLC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to a team of 4-7 developers.
  • Partner in all phases of Agile delivery such as, project chartering, story mapping, and sprint planning.
  • Co-lead scrum meetings, analyze business requirements, contribute to solution design, provide story estimation.
  • Be accountable for application integrity by promoting software development best practices that support efficient coding, maintenance, release deployment, and reduce the likelihood of defects making their way into the production environment.
  • Become an advocate for quality, partnering with developers and QA to ensure thorough functional, performance, security, integration and unit testing.
  • Bring a curious mindset, striving to learn something new every day, while focused on delivering innovative solutions to our organization.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, Business, or area of functional responsibility preferred.
  • 5+ years relevant industry experience developing Java n-tier web applications.
  • Experience leading a development team OR demonstrated success in leading development initiatives as an individual contributor.
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective cross-functional relationships.
  • Proven ability with all aspects of technical communication.
  • Adept at tailoring communication to the audience, from technical stakeholders to executives.
  • Software development experience using technologies such as, Hibernate, Spring, JSP, RESTful web services, JavaScript, Oracle.
  • Experience developing products within a continuous delivery environment.

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.

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ102254
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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