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Principal Architect

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/7/2017 11:25:15 AM Toronto, ON Canada
Job Description

Working within a small team of enterprise architects, the candidate will be responsible for defining the platform architecture to support Human Interaction with the services offered across the TR finance and risk domains. The candidate will be familiar with the financial and risk business domains and concerns including areas such as market data, order flow, data at rest, data transmission, identity of individuals and legal entities, and fine-grained entitlements. Using this domain familiarity, the applicant will use formal and informal techniques to assist business analysts, product owners and technology teams to develop platform approach to delivering user experience capabilities define and govern TR standards in accordance with TR technology strategy.

The candidate will report to a principal architect. They will be expected to capture information from teams working across the many products and platforms in the F&R space and communicate the output of the modeling work in the form of documentation, and governance practice. The candidate will be expected to work alongside development teams and assist them with information architecture for internal use cases. The candidate should be able to work hands on with technology teams in an agile process helping to solve problems by building simple proofs of concept, with knowledge and experience of technology areas such as public cloud, CICD, HTML5, Java coding etc. The candidate will be expected to work with product owners to help them with platform architecture for customer facing use cases.

The candidate will be expected to work with information architects and inform data modeling standards and API design.

They will also be expected to work with security architects and ensure that designs and implementations meet required security standards and practice.


  • Finance and Risk Architecture Council members
  • F&R solution architects and technology teams
  • Enterprise information architects
  • Business analysts
  • Product and proposition owners


  • Domain knowledge of the financial markets and/or Risk compliance (AML, PEP etc)
  • Knowledge of regulation and compliance such as MIFID, GDPR, etc.
  • Development processes (agile), techniques and tools including one or more development languages
  • User interface development (one or more from: JacaScript, HTML5, Electron, Polymer)


  • Financial Information Exchange (FIX)
  • TR data models and APIs (RWF, RDM)
  • UML
  • XML
  • PKI
  • ODRL
  • Java
  • Python/shell scripting
  • CICD
  • Atlassian tooling
  • Swagger/OpenAPI

Bachelors degree or higher in a relevant area or 4+ years experience in a related area (ex. information architecture or business analysis)

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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Req #: JREQ091288
Locations: Toronto-Ontario-Canada
Job Function: Technology Development
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