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Content Onboarding (Java) Team Lead, Commodities

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/1/2017 1:45:20 AM Gdynia, Gdynia Poland
Job Description

YOU AND YOUR TEAM:  

Commodities Content Production collects broker pricing and market fundamental data for energy, metals and agriculture markets, as well as weather and freight. The team is spread across Bangalore, Manila and Gdynia operational centers. The Content Onboarding team is a part of this group, consisting of Java developers, who are responsible for maintaining existing and adding new commodities fundamental data (physical assets, energy production and consumption, as well as trading and flow statistics), using in-house Java applications and Oracle database.    

WHY IS THIS JOB IMPORTANT?  

Our team is supplying Thomson Reuters customers with top quality commodities fundamental data. You will play a crucial role in driving continuous service improvement, leading the team in delivering the code to ensure content completeness and timeliness, as well as adding new data.    

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES  

Process

  • Setting and maintaining working standards (code and service level standards, datasets configuration standards etc., process documentation), ensuring compliance and managing dependencies
  • Ensuring team operating rhythm is adequate (task distribution, shift management, etc)
  • Managing major project work: platform and source outages, migrations
  • Ensuring the onboarding systems and tools are in good shape and fit for purpose -organize development as needed

Stakeholder communication

  • Requesting/Negotiating/implementing platform changes with development teams and other stakeholders
  • Managing customers expectations on platform and team capabilities

People and teamwork

  • Ensuring the team and individual knowledge level is fit for the job
  • Enabling individual growth and innovation in the team
  • Maintaining team spirit

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?  

Personal traits:

  • General understanding of modern software development lifecycle, architecture and processes
  • Ability to explain complex things in a simple way
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work under strict timelines
  • Self -motivation
  • Practical programming skills (any language coding experience)
  • Practical experience with databases (SQL)  

YOU WILL BE MORE COMPETITIVE IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCED WITH THE BELOW (to be mastered on the job):

  • Java (Spring, collections, concurrency, JMS – ActiveMQ)
  • Relational databases (preferably Oracle) + Oracle Apex
  • Linux (cron, basic bash skills)
  • VCS (Git, Subversion)
  • Splunk
  • Jira
  • ITIL
  • Agile methodologies (Canban)
  • Six sigma

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.


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Locations
Gdynia-Poland
Req #: JREQ086190
Locations: Gdynia-Poland
Job Function: Technology Development
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