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Lead UX Software Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/13/2017 2:36:52 PM Bellevue, WA United States of America
Job Description

We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating the best possible user experiences to join a stellar team working on our Microsoft .NET web application. We’re a group of talented individuals who are big on collaboration, continuous learning, and growth in an agile environment while still keeping things fun! 

We’re looking for someone who is focused on the front end user experience, who will champion good UI/UX practices across the wider team while following common sustainable page design, management, and development methodologies. You’ll be involved in many aspects – helping evolve our existing architecture, working with teams to improve operations, and implementing new features and functionality.

This position is a full-time telecommuting role. Legal Tracker recognizes a core factor to our ongoing success is hiring the brightest software developers, those who are passionate about building great software and enjoy the challenges it presents. Legal Tracker (and Thomson Reuters as a whole) also recognizes the importance of disconnecting, and Forbes rated Thomson Reuters in the top 25 big companies for work-life balance. ( Are you a self-motivated, self-disciplined individual who takes pride in his craft and shows strong work ethic while enjoying a healthy work-life balance? Then we want you to join our team!


TR Legal Tracker is a leading provider of legal workflow solutions to corporate legal departments worldwide.  Tracker is a SaaS application and is the No. 1 ranked matter management and e-billing system among corporations and firms, providing the data and analytic tools to enable legal departments to efficiently track, control, manage, analyse, and report on legal activities worldwide.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of engineers focused on building and improving the entire presentation layer of our flagship product – Legal Tracker.

  • Work with designers and product managers to design and implement the best experience for our users.
  • Serve as primary/escalation contact to Development, QA, and Product Management for matters concerning your related projects.
  • Lead the design, planning and execution of releases including design assistance, ensuring processes are adhered to, code reviews, team members are fully utilized, schedules are met, and expected levels of quality are attained.
  • Staying abreast of trends in the web development industry.
  • Future possibility of having direct reports and management related duties for your reports such as coaching, goal setting, performance and compensation reviews, and time and expense approval.
  • Contribute ideas, experiences, best practices and documentation for our software development processes and platform.



  • BS in Computer Science or related is required.
  • 7+ years of development experience.
  • Strong experience in designing mark up, developing the UI of websites and/or web applications.
  • Possess strong skills in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, MVC, C#/.NET, Jasmine or some other JavaScript unit testing framework.
  • Strong in object-oriented design and development with C#.
  • Knowledge and understanding of web application security threats and countermeasures.
  • Experience with relational database design concepts and SQL


  • Previous success at leading teams and projects
  • Large system experience
  • Experience with material design

  • Portfolio that demonstrates previous works-samples

  • Experience with ORM’s such as NHibernate or Entity Framework, SCSS/LESS, NUnit/MSTest, Moq/Rhinomocks, TFS, SQL Server, RESTful APIs, TypeScript

  • Familiarity with data structures, code optimization, code re-factoring, design patterns, multi-tiered architectures, database and query optimization, stateless server farm architecture, object relational mappers, data conversion, software security, report development, and automated unit testing.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A strong interest and passion for designing and developing great software.
  • A quick, independent and self-motivated learner.
  • A strong sense of responsibility, personal self-discipline, and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Excellent and creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage time and tasks with little supervision.

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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