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Web Developer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 2/4/2018 3:40:19 AM Beijing, Beijing China
Job Description

The Opportunity

The Web Developer creates and maintains a range of web-based, self-serve solutions enabling customers to access training and support for Financial and Risk products.  These include websites, Apps available directly from Thomson Reuters products, video and media players.

The developer drives and participates in design, development, testing, and deployment, ensuring that solutions are aligned with the overall user experience strategy.  The incumbent collaborates closely with different areas of the business including training, marketing operations, and platform development teams.  The websites and apps allow the firm to serve our clients quality training and support that is available anytime, anywhere, and in a cost-efficient manner.

Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities:                                  

  • Write well designed PHP code following industry best practices
  • Maintain and enhance existing sites and apps
  • Develop and deploy new features and tools
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain products and associated databases to ensure optimal functionality
  • Where applicable, project manage enhancements start to finish and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders and business partner groups
  • Continuously build personal knowledge of web development tools and programming languages, Thomson Reuters financial products, and the firm's clients​​​

Education and Experience                               

  • BS/BA or equivalent work experience developing dynamic websites  
  • Min 3 years commercial experience in PHP
  • Strong Javascript (JQuery) and CSS
  • Knowledge of relational databases - in particular MySQL
  • Familiar with MVC architecture. Laravel an advantage.                                                                                                                     Knowledge of developing for servers running RHEL 7
  • Knowledge of Git version control systems
  • Knowledge of deployment tools (in particular Jenkins or Envoyer)                                                                                                                          
  • Strong design sense
  • Knowledge of developing RESTful web services
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects working independently and collaboratively with a team

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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Req #: JREQ099201
Locations: Beijing-China
Job Function: Technology Development
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