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Software Developer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/1/2017 9:18:36 AM London, London United Kingdom
Job Description

Role Summary and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will form part of the Reuters News Agency TV headend development team.

They will be responsible for designing and developing code to work within the Agency delivery systems including the WNE TV systems. This infrastructure comprises a number of systems, predominantly written in Java hosted both on-premise and in the Cloud.

The candidate will also be involved with the installation, configuration and maintenance of 3rd Party software systems and the day-to-day monitoring and maintenance of the Testbed and Production systems.

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.

Technical /Professional Skills & Competencies:

Essential Skills:

  • Practical software development experience
  • Working knowledge of document store, search/analytics engines and NoSQL technologies e.g. (DynamoDB, ElasticSearch etc)
  • Working knowledge of structured data formats i.e. JSON, XML etc
  • Proven back-end development experience (on-premise infrastructure or cloud) using any of the following:
    • Java
    • Javascript (especially Node.js framework)
    • Python
  • Ability to methodically troubleshoot/investigate problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to learn on the job
  • Good communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Good team-working skills

Desired Skills:

  • Cloud development experience (AWS preferred)
  • Spring framework
  • RDBMS technologies (Oracle or MySQL)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing concepts
  • Experience of installing/replacing PC or Server components
  • Experience of working with virtualised environments: any of the following:
    • Virtual machines / instances
    • Containers
    • Serverless
  • Experience with / knowledge of any of the following:
    • Clojure, Groovy, Scala, Docker, Jenkins, Puppet
  • Working within teams using Agile methodology
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix & Windows Server operating systems
  • Experience of system configuration management tools
  • Production of network diagrams / flow diagrams using tools such as Microsoft Visio

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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London-United Kingdom
Req #: JREQ086184
Locations: London-United Kingdom
Job Function: Technology Development
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