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Systems Architect

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/9/2017 3:53:30 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description


Thomson Reuters is looking for a motivated, self-starting full stack Systems Architect, who is interested in working with Big Data and graph technologies. This role involves working with Thomson Reuters Data Fusion and Graph Feed platforms, a hybrid of big data and linked data technologies, which our clients use to integrate their data with Thomson Reuters Knowledge Graph and find new insights.

Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.


  • Assist with managing existing deployments both in our cloud (AWS) as well as on-prem physical client servers.
  • Assist the development team with upgrade of existing and integration of new technologies into our software stack. 
  • Contribute to the overall architecture of the software stack, recommend and implement improvements.
  • Provide recommendations to clients on the deployment and configuration of our software solutions according to our hardware/software support policies.
  • Assist clients and customer support in troubleshooting systems to determine actions for the client for support or change management recommendations.
  • Work to complete project tasks on time and to the highest quality standards in support of customer projects.

Essential qualifications

  • Strong understanding of the Linux operating system including networking.
  • Ability to quickly identify problems and bottlenecks with both stand-alone systems and across clusters of machines.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Ability to manage and debug complex software stacks (Hadoop, Apache Tomcat, HTTPD, Solr, ZooKeeper, Accumulo, Redis, PostgreSQL).
  • Proficiency in Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code practices.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and automation.
  • Experience using source control management (git).
  • Strong sense of professionalism and solid writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as this role has a client-facing component.

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of semantic web technologies, e.g., SPARQL, RDF.
  • Previous experience in Big Data (Hadoop) environment
  • Cloud computing exposure
  • Prior experience in an Architect/DevOps role in a complex technical environment

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 #: JREQ093220
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America|St. Louis-Missouri-United States of America|New York-New York-United States of America|Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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