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Lead Software Release Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/2/2017 4:40:31 PM Media, PA United States of America
Job Description

The Lead Software Release Engineer will be responsible for a number of activities including but not limited to:

  • Oversee all current manual production releases to our customers
  • Ensure release packages are complete, tested and certified
  • Assist customers with installation debugging and setup
  • Over time develop deployment and monitoring solutions using scripting languages or similar to ease deployments for customers
  • Long term goal of developing one click installations
  • Manage and maintain multiple internal Windows and Linux test and certification virtual environments
  • Troubleshoot any of the infrastructure issues and escalate as necessary
  • Setup and improve tools for continuous integration systems
  • Work with cross functional, geographically distributed teams.


A bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline followed by 5 years of experience in a software engineering-related occupation.

Experience must include the following, which may be gained concurrently: 

  • 5 years of experience developing, maintaining and troubleshooting J2EE web based applications.
  • 5 years of experience overseeing J2EE web application installations, upgrades, and deployment. 
  • 5 years of experience working in Linux and Microsoft Systems both dedicated and virtual environments.
  • 5 years of experience with Relational Databases
  • 5 years of experience in scripting languages for Windows and Linux
  • 3 years of experience with Apache Tomcat.
  • 3 years of experience creating automated builds, executing deployments to multiple environments as well as setting up monitors to ensure availability of systems.
  • 2 years building and releasing software on a large scale.
  • 2 years of experience with a source control tool, preferably GIT
  • Strong communication skills

Working Knowledge

In additions to the qualifications strong working knowledge in the following areas would be beneficial

  • Maven
  • Jenkins
  • Nexus
  • Install Packages
  • Weblogic
  • MS SQL and Oracle

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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Media-Pennsylvania-United States of America
Req #: JREQ092891
Locations: Media-Pennsylvania-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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