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Lead Software Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 10/16/2017 1:36:09 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

Thomson Reuters is looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join our core legal technologies product development team in the MSP metro area. We are looking for an individual that wants to be part of a highly dynamic team developing next generation SaaS legal applications. You'll be part of a tight-knit, supportive, creative, collaborative community where we're all passionate about building great user experiences, learning new skills and techniques, and doing the right thing.


Our software developers hail from a broad range of backgrounds and experience levels, coming together to work as one highly motivated, dynamic technology team. They face a wide array of technical challenges. We're always looking for new talent to join this energetic team of high achievers.

Successful candidates will typically have strong analytical and organizational skills, exceptional programming skills, a true love of building quality software and a team spirit. Large-scale systems experience is highly desirable. Legal industry experience is not necessary, but is a plus.

We understand how important it is for developers to stay as up to date as possible. Our IT leadership encourages the use of the latest technology for both internal and external applications with active development using:

  • .NET 4.5
  • C#
  • ASP.NET MVC4 (Razor view engine)
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Backbone.js
  • nHibernate
  • SQL Coherence
  • REST web services
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • TFS 2013

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a highly motivated individual with strong technical skills and great interpersonal skills.
  • Be an energetic, self-starter, who is comfortable in a team-oriented environment including the ability to clearly articulate daily individual accomplishments and blocking issues.
  • Have an expert understanding of software development methodologies and the demonstrated ability to design and develop complex software systems.
  • Dictate design choices where necessary to software developers, including platforms, coding standards and technical implementation.
  • Contribute in all aspects of an Agile software development process including:  design, programming, testing, documentation, quality assurance and implementation.
  • Lead code reviews to enforce code standards and provide constructive feedback to developers.
  • Mentor the technical resources on the team to reinforce best practice and develop the team members.
  • Ensure that all technological aspects of the development projects are properly estimated and delivered to agreed timeframes and quality.
  • Work with the development manager to create the standards for software development for the organization.
  • Collaborate with end users (internal / external) on development of requirements and design of applications (including testing).
  • Provides expert technical advice to management and contributes to the technical direction to be followed for new product development.
  • Looks forward to leveraging “innovation time” to work on pet projects and special areas of interest.

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 #: JREQ092526
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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