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Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/14/2017 5:43:05 PM Minneapolis, MN United States of America
Job Description

We are seeking a Team Lead to lead technology staff and deliver cutting edge end-user solutions.   

About Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

About This Position

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting (TRTA) is seeking a Team Lead to join our Checkpoint technology team. Checkpoint is the market-leading online tax and accounting research product with authoritative and nationally respected content and productivity tools. If you're interested in helping to shape the future of online research and productivity solutions over the web, while immersing yourself in robust technologies, this job is for you!

The Team lead will be driving the planning and prioritization of delivery of solutions. The team works on multiple projects, working on cutting edge technologies. The Team lead will also be working with the product teams, technology architects and DevOps teams to coordinate the delivery. This is an exciting role that has real impact on our customers and our business.  If you're a person that is driven and love having an opportunity to shaping the future of online research and productivity solutions, while immersing yourself in robust technologies, this job is for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Staff Management
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and high performance while ensuring customer needs are met
  • Assist in defining team goals and the goals of individual team members
  • Hiring and on-boarding of new team members
  • Mentoring of team members to assist them in achieving their career goals

  • Project Definition, Management and Oversight
    • Work with the team and architects to define technical solutions that meet the needs of the business and our customers
    • Manage software development process using Agile methodologies
    • Provide management oversight on projects to insure standard processes are followed, issues/roadblocks are properly mitigated, milestones are achieve, risks are raised and tracked,  and all required documentation is maintained.
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement

  • Planning and Demand Management
  • Partner with Product Owners, Quality Assurance and PM’s to plan the scope of future releases
  • Partner with Development and Quality team(s) to estimate project costs and delivery timeframes
  • Manage the capacity/availability of team resources to complete future work

  • Application Support
  • Engage team on customer support issues as needed
  • Manage defect backlog

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in software development
  • 2+ year leading technical project teams
  • Proficient  written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration Skills
  • 2+ years Experience using an Agile software development methodology
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a changing, fast paced environment
  • Experience managing Offshore/Onshore development teams
  • Knowledge of JAVA, Angular JS, JQuery, Web Technologies, MVC, HTML5, and other technologies is desired
  • Quick Learner – desire to understand the technologies being managed

Why is Thomson Reuters a great place for me to work?

Each of us brings a unique perspective to our work. That perspective is shaped by where we live, the business we advance, and the decisions we influence. But true impact isn't something any of us achieves alone. It's only possible when ideas connect and talents are shared. Together, the power of our perspectives will move the world. That's why you're being invited to Bring it.

What are Thomson Reuters’ core values?

Trust: We act with integrity and independence by holding ourselves and each other to be ethical and reliable in all we do.

Partnership: We work together, with each other, with our customers and with industry partners to deliver superior results and experiences.

Innovation: We innovate to serve our customers, drive our growth and win in dynamic business environments.

Performance: We deliver results, excelling at work that positively impacts the world.

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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Minneapolis-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ094336
Locations: Minneapolis-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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