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Transactions Controller, UPG

Thomson Reuters Technology Operations 1/11/2018 2:22:11 PM St. Louis, MO United States of America
Job Description

We are the leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, providing customers with an unusual advantage. Intelligent information is a rare 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.

Thomson Reuters Transactions Technology 1st level Operations team is a global team located in different locations. The Global Team consists of four individual teams that monitor and lead the delivery of Thomson Reuters’ industry leading Foreign Exchange Trading system. The Team provides 24/7 365-day operational support. Controllers do 12 hours shifts from 7:30 to 7:30 (and from 8:30 to 8:30 local time during DST) local time with a two hour break.

The Controller’s work schedule consists of 2 week rotations of 4 days each week, including every other weekend on.


  • Controllers manage and monitor the operation of electronic computer equipment, which includes performing fixing actions when necessary.
  • Detect errors and takes action according to documented procedures.
  • Document activity and reports potential problems according to established procedures.
  • Ensure production schedules are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • May provide work direction for other controllers when a senior controller is not present.
  • Commits to the reduction in volume of incidents and problem management.
  • Collaborates in coordinated activities between different external groups where required in order to ensure full support and information is provided.
  • Applies technical policies and standards to the systems supported.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills, coupled with a solid sense of ownership, urgency and drive.
  • Experience with system administration of various operating systems such as Windows, Linux and Solaris.
  • Understanding of Networking (TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Load Balancers)
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Monitoring Agents like IBM Tivoli or Nagios
  • Concepts of Veritas Clusters
  • Basic knowledge HP Servers and HP iLo.
  • Knowledge of ITIL Process.
  • Knowledge of FX Trading, Dealing and Matching Infrastructure.

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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St. Louis-Missouri-United States of America
Req #: JREQ096106
Locations: St. Louis-Missouri-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Operations
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