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Test Environment Technical Analyst

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 12/15/2017 2:41:50 PM Brookfield, WI United States of America
Job Description

The Test Environment Technical Analyst will utilize a wide range of mainframe development skills to collaborate with technical and business experts in the design and maintenance of mainframe test environments. Solutions will involve research and documentation of production and test environment architecture, along with development and support of the tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements. Candidates will be part of a team that will drive strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with technical and business experts to create and support optimal test environment solutions
  • Research and document production and test environments and architecture
  • Develop and support the tools and processes to gather detailed test environment user requirements
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders
  • Identify gaps in processes and services across test environments
  • Review test environment changes and raise awareness for potential impacts
  • Participate in the strategic planning and execution of data masking project to secure our client’s PII data
  • Effective and efficient utilization of data masking tools
  • Help define, document and execute all test data masking processes and support activities
  • Actively participate in product design and development meetings
  • Work with Test Environment Management team to establish governance and policies
  • Work with Test Environment Management team to research and document all setup, support, software and hardware costs for test environments
  • Provide direction to less experienced Test Environment Management analysts
  • Identify gaps in processes and services across test environments
  • Write efficient, easy to follow user guides and documentation on test environment related topics
  • Act as liaison between technical and non-technical counterparts
  • Provide technical support for test environment users


  • Mainframe technical experience, including interfaces, tools, and associated technologies
  • Ability to research and document production and test environments and architecture
  • Fundamental understanding of off-mainframe application architectures
  • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and business experts
  • Willingness and ability to learn all aspects of test data management and associated tools
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems creatively
  • Ability to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including offshore teams
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Financial Applications such as Account & Security Processing, Streetside Processing, Customer Ledger, Trading & Order Entry, and Alt. Investments is a plus

Mainframe Tools/Software

  • Batch Processing
  • JCL / Procs
  • CICS
  • Cobol
  • DB2/Platinum/SPUFI
  • Mainview
  • FileAid
  • SyncSort

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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Brookfield-Wisconsin-United States of America
Req #: JREQ095006
Locations: Brookfield-Wisconsin-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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