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Legal Product Specialist

Thomson Reuters Product Management 1/19/2018 12:32:31 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Legal Product Specialist will:

  • Coordinate Practical Law development, continued improvement and maintenance of Practical Law products, working very closely with our Development, Architect, and UX teams.
  • Partner with Product Managers and other Thomson Reuters legal business units (e.g. Westlaw & Legal Editorial Operations) and act as a Practical Law representative on the development of integrated TR legal workflow products.
  • Lead cross-functional meetings in order to ensure on-time, in-scope delivery of new products or enhancements.
  • Assist product manager in managing the development lifecycle of Practical Law product features and enhancements.
    • Create stories and bugs and write clear acceptance criteria
    • Collaborate with Technology Development staff through cycle of agile development.
    • Support launch rollout and ongoing maintenance of product build.
  • Provide additional support for the development of TR legal workflow solutions and other projects as required.
  • Assist with the investigation and development of cost estimates and business cases for capital investments.
  • Provide product oversight, including troubleshooting and quality assurance testing of new products and enhancements.
  • Support additional product launches as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have at least the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  
  • 3 years experience in product management or development preferred.
  • Experience in Agile development a plus.
  • Creative problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in virtual meeting setting.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Excel preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex issues, particularly in a group setting.
  • Ability to effectively handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a quickly changing environment.
  • Excellent IT, administrative and organization skills.

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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Locations
Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America;New York-New York-United States of America;Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Req #: JREQ097764
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America|New York-New York-United States of America|Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Job Function: Product Management
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