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Search & Discovery Software Engineer Internship - Summer 2018

Thomson Reuters Exception 1/16/2018 4:02:30 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

As a Software Engineer Intern, you will contribute to the execution and delivery of platform search and discovery capabilities in support of our key products and services. You will have an opportunity to leverage a number of technologies including Thomson Reuters Novus Platform as well as open-source technologies like ElasticSearch and other cloud-based managed services.

Although this is a technical role, you will gain exposure to key business partners, product development, and technology strategy and execution. You will also gain an understanding of the importance of building strong relationships and acting with integrity to uphold our Trust Principles and the Thomson Reuters values.


  • Participate in technical engagements that move our Search Technologies forward
  • Contribute to projects that involve query understanding, question and answering, search analytics and large-scale machine learning
  • Gain insight into our business, customers and products
  • Other key projects as assigned

Skills & Profile:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, fun and challenging environment
  • Ambitious teammate who wants to learn and contribute to next-generation technologies
  • Highly innovative and creative, with proven technical skills


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related discipline
  • Background in big data, machine learning, NLP or AI‐related field (e.g., Google word2vec, OpenNLP, Neo4j)
  • Java programming experience required
  • Experience with databases and distributed programming preferred
  • Experience and ongoing interest in cutting-edge technologies such as big data, machine learning and AI
  • Familiarity with open-source search engines like ElasticSearch, SOLR or Lucene
  • Familiarity with cloud services (AWS or Azure is a plus)

About the Team:

The Platform organization designs, builds and manages Enterprise-wide technology Platform services that can be leveraged by Thomson Reuters business units. These platform services enable all aspects of the content lifecycle from discovery, creations and acquisition to enhancing, organization and ultimately disseminating intelligent information to our customers.

++ 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.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ097951
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Exception
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