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Technology Graduate Programme - Software Development / Software Testing (Nottingham, Starting September 2018)

Thomson Reuters Exception 11/1/2017 1:56:56 AM Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job Description

The Thomson Reuters Technology Graduate Programme offers an exciting opportunity for upcoming and recent graduates to join our world-class technology organization. Based in our Nottingham office, you will immediately become part of dynamic and high-performing teams of outstanding technologists – delivering a variety of products designed to meet the needs of a wide range of financial professionals. You will gain a unique insight into our business, deliver real change and gain exposure to cutting edge technologies.

Technology Roles while on the programme:

You will begin working in one of our Quality Assurance (Testing) or Software Development teams and directly contribute to the implementation of strategic products. You’ll be involved in key areas of professional software delivery, including; decomposing requirements into designs, developing code and performing Quality Assurance practices.

We look for graduates who are passionate about big data, automated test engineering, performance testing, software engineering, low latency development, security, and continuous integration and process automation.
Upon acquiring graduate level skills, you will eventually move into other technology roles, allowing you to grow your career within Thomson Reuters.

Your Graduate Experience:

  • In addition to meaningful work and exposure to industry recognized products and teams, we will provide you with a well-rounded experience to help you successfully launch your career with Thomson Reuters. You will be a part of a broader early career community, and this includes:
  • Through any of our hosted events, having numerous opportunities to meet like-minded people and sharing your passion with them
  • Exploring our business through non-technology related business challenges, innovation sessions, and engagements with business leaders. This will help you drive solutions that are meaningful to our customers!
  • Participating in Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion initiatives like CoderDojo and the Prince’s Trust. We give you the opportunity to give back and engage with our communities
  • Being mentored by members of our technology teams to improve on-the-job and leadership skills

What we’re looking for

  • A BSc or MSc in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Maths, Information Systems, or related fields (with exposure to programming preferred)
  • Evidence of knowledge or practical demonstration of an interest and hands on experience in technology developed through any of the following routes: degree topics, a placement year or internship(s), any interesting technology work you have been involved with through university, technology forums, user groups or blogs
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach to work and responsibility, an open-mind and willingness to use your initiative and creativity to solve problems, innovate and suggest new ways of working
  • Attention to detail, analytical, structured and organized, with good communication skills
  • A real passion for technology and learning
  • Exposure to one or more programming languages is highly desirable - such as Java, Javascript, SQL, C++, C#, Python, HTML 5 or other technologies

*** We are open to considering graduates without a BSc or BSc in Computer Science, Engineering, Maths, Information Systems, or related fields (e.g. languages) who are able to demonstrate a real passion for technology along with some technical abilities.

How do you apply?

You should apply directly via our careers site
Please ensure that your CV is no more than two pages long and written in English.
All applications must be supported by a Cover Letter - in 500 words or less, please tell us:

  • Why you are interested in a career at Thomson Reuters
  • What your motivations are for applying to your chosen Graduate Programme

You can attach your Cover Letter under the CV section of ‘My Experience' when you register

Application Window:

Applications open Monday 9th October and close on Sunday 3rd December at midday (UK Time).

Recruitment Process & Timelines:

You will be taken through a structured recruitment process which includes:

  • Initial CV and Candidate Profile Screen (from October - December)
  • Situational Strengths Test based on what we define as strengths for our Graduates (from November - December) 
  • Video Interview (from November - December)
  • Assessment Centre (from January - February)

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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Req #: JREQ093350
Locations: Nottingham-United Kingdom
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