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Software Development Internship - Summer 2018

Thomson Reuters Exception 1/13/2018 4:47:42 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

As a Software Development Intern, you will work with our support and tools group to provide actionable intelligence on how our customers use DataScope Select. The outcome of this analysis will include the development of reports, dashboards and tools that provide quick visibility into the health of the system, a drill down into the causes of any problems and insights to prevent or quickly resolve customer issues.

This internship will provide you with an opportunity to become familiar with or deepen your knowledge of big data infrastructures such as Hadoop and Apache Spark, cloud tools in AWS as well as tools such as Tableau for report and dashboard design. You may also be responsible for requirements gathering, design and construction of the tool in C++, Python, Java or another agreed-upon language.


  • Learn the existing systems quickly, and work with a small team on designing and implementing reports and dashboards
  • Diagnose root causes of problems or issues identified through analysis
  • Build knowledge in big data to support ongoing tool development or ideation
  • Requirements gathering and possible tool development
  • Support training and rollout of reports and tools
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Profile:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about learning new technologies
  • Ability to prioritize work and communicate issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently or as part of an agile development team


  • Currently a junior or senior pursuing a degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline meeting program academic requirements
  • Day-to-day use of a UNIX or Linux variant within the past three years
  • Understanding of basic programming tasks
  • Familiarity with a relational database (MS SQL, Oracle)
  • Familiarity with Hadoop and Apache Spark
  • Familiarity with Excel, especially building pivot tables

About the Team:

This team supports our Financial & Risk Datascope Select product, which is Thomson Reuters strategic delivery platform for non-streaming bulk delivery of financial data. Financial customers around the world rely on us for timely delivery of content such as reference information, end-of-day and intra-day pricing, corporate actions, evaluated pricing and more.

++ This summer internship requires a full-time commitment from late May/early June through mid- to late August, with a potential opportunity to extend into the fall and spring. Thomson Reuters will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position now or in the future. ++

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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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ097800
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Exception
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