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Technology Industrial Placement – Software Development / Software Testing (Nottingham, Starting July 2018)

Thomson Reuters Exception 11/3/2017 10:18:01 AM Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job Description

The Thomson Reuters Technology Industrial Placement provides an exciting opportunity to join our world-class technology organization for the academic year 2018/19. You'll get to experience professional life and apply the skills you've learned at school, college and university.

Based in our Nottingham office, you will immediately become part of dynamic and high-performing teams of outstanding technologists - delivering a variety of products designed to meet the needs of a wide range of financial professionals. You will gain a unique insight into our business, deliver real change and gain exposure to cutting edge technologies.

What you can expect

You will begin working in one of our Quality Assurance (QA) or Development teams in which our Nottingham technologists have tremendous expertise.

We look for undergraduates who are interested in big data, automated test engineering, performance testing, software engineering, low latency development, security, and continuous integration and process automation.

Your Placement Experience:

In addition to meaningful work and exposure to industry-recognized products and teams, we provide a well-rounded experience to ensure that you get the most out of your Placement. You will:

  • Work with leading technologists in areas of software engineering and software testing.
  • Be exposed to great opportunities to develop real life skills and earn valuable industry experience
  • Have numerous opportunities to meet like-minded people and share your passion for technology with them
  • Be mentored to improve on the job technical skills and leadership skills by a member of our technology teams

What we’re looking for

We are interested in receiving applications from 2nd year students seeking a 12-month industrial placement as part of their degree course who have a strong interest in progressing onto one of our Graduate Programmes which start in September 2020.

  • Currently studying Computer Sciences, Engineering, Maths, Information Systems, or related fields (with exposure to programming preferred).
  • Evidence of knowledge or practical demonstration of an interest and hands on experience in technology through university, technology forums, user groups or blogs.
  • A proactive and self motivated approach to work and responsibility, an open-mind and willingness to use your initiative and creativity to solve problems, innovate and suggest new ways of working
  • Ability to work within a team centric environment and collaborate within and outside of the immediate team.
  • Attention to detail, analytical, structured and organized, with good communication skills.
  • A real passion for technology and learning.
  • Exposure to one or more programming languages is highly desirable - such as Java, Javascript, SQL, C++, C#, Python, HTML 5 or other technologies

Post-Internship Assessment for Graduate Programmes

High-Performing Interns will have the opportunity to apply for our Technology Graduate Programme (starting in September 2020).

How do you apply?

You should apply directly via our careers site

Please ensure that your CV is no more than two pages long and written in English.

All applications must be supported by a Cover Letter – in 500 words or less, please tell us:

  • Why you are interested in an internship at Thomson Reuters
  • What your motivations are for applying to your chosen Internship Programme

You can attach your Cover Letter under the CV section of ‘My Experience’ when you register

Application Window:

Applications open Monday 9th October and close on Sunday 3rd December at midday (UK Time).

Recruitment Process & Timelines:

You will be taken through a structured recruitment process which includes:

  • Initial CV and Candidate Profile Screen (from October – December)
  • Situational Strengths Test based on what we define as strengths for our Interns (from November – December) 
  • Video Interview (from November – December)
  • Assessment Centre (from January – February)

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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Nottingham-United Kingdom
Req #: JREQ093862
Locations: Nottingham-United Kingdom
Job Function: Exception
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