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Platform Developer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 10/31/2017 5:02:40 AM Singapore, Singapore
Job Description

Platform Developer

Technology & Ops

BOLD Center

Role Overview

As a customer-centric organization, we provide the best services for our customers by helping them to get the maximum advantage of our products like linked data repository ‘Content Matrix-Well’ (CM-Well), Thomson Reuters Intelligent tagging (TRIT), and Atlas - an entity-centric map of the world, built from unstructured & structured content.

We are looking for a senior software developer who will design, develop and maintain text metadata extraction components. The candidate should be innovative thinker, problem solver, self-managed, responsible and a hard worker. The job will include analyzing complex textually based problems and finding algorithmic solutions to them, while taking into consideration performance, scalability and robustness.

The ideal candidate will assume responsibility over major features with sometimes incomplete requirements and is expected to create high quality solutions and implement them in a production grade level.


  • Develop efficient and high quality code while meeting product release deadlines.
  • Assist leads to prepare time estimates for projects and software design plans.
  • Write good technical design documentation and technical approach.
  • Performs peer code reviews: verify extensibility, reusability and assure complexity has been minimized.
  • Develop and execute detailed test plans (unit testing and functional testing).
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to junior staff members.
  • Conduct thorough troubleshooting and provide quick resolution of production problems.
  • Respond quickly to support issues.
  • Follow up on outstanding issues with project team and management.

Skills and Experience Required

  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency and Development experience in Java/Scala language.
  • Experience with fast turnaround programming languages such as Groovy/Python /Perl.
  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • Statistics background an advantage.

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 #: JREQ091963
Locations: Singapore-Singapore
Job Function: Technology Development
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