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Principal Quality Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 3/19/2018 11:07:38 AM Beijing, Beijing China
Job Description

Project Summary and Position Overview:
The Thomson Reuters DataScope Select product has a Quality Assurance team in the Beijing Software Development Center.  This team specializes in providing a wide variety testing with an emphasis on design around customer needs and efficient and automated tests.  Skill sets in the team include programmers, market content experts, product, and quality assurance expertise.  This team works closely and communicates daily with a global team of product management, development, quality, and content experts across the Datascope Select team.

Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
We need an experienced Principal Quality Engineer to lead the Testing efforts for EDS 2.0 (our next generation platform based on AWS) in our Beijing Software Development center.  The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Understand product functionality, data content, and system architecture of the product being tested.
  • Understand the customer and how the product will be used by that customer
  • Contribute to the testing strategy, method, tools and process for EDS platform by working with QA manager in Beijing and US.
  • Prepares, maintains and reviews test documentations, cases and metrics results to ensure workstream team he/she responses is compliance with quality assurance, testing standard across the entire EDS and customer requirements.
  • Help the work-stream team he/she responses achieve 100% automation testing in the AWS pipeline and testing visibility in the dashboard.
  • Provides Leadership & evaluation on development of tools.
  • Provides examples on helping workstream team for building their test automation for meet different testing requirements from EDS standard.
  • Has responsibility for guide and monitor the non-functional testing like performance, load, capacity, security testing, etc.
  • Collaboration with the workstream teams located in other sites/countries for the planning and reviewing meeting.
  • Negotiates use of the necessary resources and escalates issues if unsuccessful.
  • Provides leadership to other junior team members who involve in the same project.
  • Promotes a customer focus culture within QA.
  • May participate in recruitment

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization


BS degree in CS, Engineering or related fields
MS degree or related work experience is plus.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years in Quality Assurance / Software Development.
  • At least proficient on one programming or scripting language – Eg: Python, JAVA.
  • Experiences on Cloud based Projects. AWS experience is a plus.
  • Experiences with testing tools like: JUnit, TestNG,RobotFramework, Cucumber, etc is a plus.
  • Experiences with Linux and at least one RDMS like MySql/Oracle/SQL Server/Sybase/etc.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills and excellent communication ability.
  • Experience designing, developing, maintaining and executing test cases / test procedures.
  • Experience and the ability to thrive in a cross-cultural / multiple time-zone work environment
  • Flexibility with working hours to accommodate multiple time-zone work environment (for example adjusting work day hours slightly to be available for meetings with employees in another time-zone)
  • Capable of motivating and energizing others, as well as gaining their respect, both within immediate and external teams.
  • Passionate about new knowledge.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Honest, open, passionate, positive “can-do” attitude, self-sufficient.
  • Ability to rapidly absorb new concepts – either technological, or industry related.
  • Ability to establish external/internal resources to aid the team in reaching its goals.
  • 1-2 years experience on testing project management, testing project owner is plus.
  • Experience with financial market data is plus.

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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Req #: JREQ101193
Locations: Beijing-China
Job Function: Technology Development
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