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Lead Software Engineer (Java)

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 2/27/2018 8:19:31 AM Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job Description

Position overview

The Financial & Risk business unit is the home for Thomson Reuters electronic trading capabilities. The goal of the division is to be the number one choice of trading venue for any participant operating in the financial markets and the sales specialists, product managers, technologists and client facing staff that make up F&R all share that same goal.

You will join a vibrant and high performing team of outstanding technologists, executing using leading edge technology. You will be working in a global organization with development groups and business stakeholders in several international locations. Therefore, good communication skills are crucial.

Essential Responsibilities

You will have deep technical skills, be able to quickly grasp and contribute to existing codebases and express design concepts. Your key responsibilities will be the implementation and unit testing of the Transactions Admin core systems. You will need to:

  • Contribute to an Agile planning process
  • Regularly interacting directly with product stakeholders
  • Creating and document software design specifications
  • Giving demos of new functionality
  • Upholding rigorous quality standards
  • Perform Unit and Integration testing of your code
  • Undertake a 3rd line support role

Required Skills

  • Exemplary Java EE and Spring Spring Framework programming skills
  • Unit Testing using JUnit
  • RESTful Web Services
  • Continuous Integration (Gradle, Bamboo, Jenkins)
  • Proficient with GIT
  • Self-motivated, consistent high performer
  • Team player
  • Excellent academic record with a strong degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Commercial experience in the field of software engineering

Also highly desirable

  • Docker
  • Experience of deploying applications into the cloud (AWS or similar)
  • Proficient with SQL
  • Automated deployment (Puppet)
  • Automated testing techniques
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix

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 #: JREQ100308
Locations: Nottingham-United Kingdom
Job Function: Technology Development
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