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Thomson Reuters Technology Development 11/6/2017 5:25:19 PM Ann Arbor, MI United States of America
Job Description

As a technologist at Thomson Reuters, your role is to help in shaping and leading the global knowledge economy. Our technology drives global markets and helps professionals around the world make decisions that matter.

Whether solving for today’s challenges or tomorrow’s aspirations, you will work with the industry’s brightest thinkers on diverse projects, creating next-generation solutions that deliver powerful results.

As the world’s leading provider of intelligent information, we want your unique point of view to create the solutions that advance our business—and your career.

Bring your passion for innovation and together we’ll make a difference.


Use your technical expertise, leadership, and collaboration skills to play a critical role in shifting Tax & Accounting platforms and development teams to continuous delivery in the cloud. You will play an important technical leadership role in collaborating with others to set direction for our move to cloud-native architectures. You will initially focus on leading the design for automated blue/green deployment on immutable infrastructure using containers. Your ability to factor in related concerns such as configuration, versioning, canary testing, multi-region deployments, disaster recovery, resiliency, and security will be essential to our success in cloud-native architecture.


  • You will provide thought leadership and influence on the application of new technologies and approaches that provide benefits to our business.
  • You will be responsible for architecture leadership to product and platform teams within the Tax & Accounting business.
  • Keeping abreast of new technology, including implementation of PoCs on new approaches and technologies.
  • You will collaborate with architects, managers, and engineers to establish and document robust designs.
  • Mentor engineers with less experience in design, influence, and leadership.


  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science with a strong academic record.
  • 7+ years experience with software development, ‘Web scale’ architecture patterns, and/or DevOps, including Twelve-Factor App principles.
  • 2+ years working with cloud and cloud-native design patterns (service discovery, circuit breakers, reverse proxy, etc.), preferably on AWS.
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud-native development, such as with Spring Cloud, Netflix OSS, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years experience automating CI/CD pipelines using modern DevOps tools.
  • Validated ability to incorporate architecture aspects such as security, scalability, flexibility, portability, maintainability, operability, availability, and disaster recovery into designs.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and analyze new technologies.Ability to work creatively and analytically in problem solving.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and influencing skills.


  • Experience with container based tools such as Docker and container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes or Amazon ECS.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL datastores.
  • Experience with distributed caching services such as Redis.
  • Experience with PaaS platforms such as Cloud Foundry.
  • Experience with serverless architectures such as Lambda.
  • Experience architecting API-first solutions.
  • Experience with system load and scale testing.
  • Experience with TDD.
  • Strong command of Python programming language.

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 #: JREQ093692
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America|Carrollton-Texas-United States of America|Ann Arbor-Michigan-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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