We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us
Why is this job important?
Reuters News Agency engineering team develops business-critical applications and services for the Reuters news organization. We provide publishers and broadcasters with news text, photos, and video over both Internet and satellite, and we also provide web-scale hosted content solution to digital publishers.
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In your role you will be responsible for:
Communicating with product and business teams to gather and analyze business requirement and translating into technical design and preparing functional/technical specification documents.
Researching and identifying new software technologies that can be leveraged to improve application performance and development efficiency, reducing cost and maintain quality.
Developing web scale, high resilience web application for news distribution and hosted content.
Developing low latency news collection and processing system that process text, picture, video news in various news message format.
Developing news distribution services that deliver news content to clients globally via FTP/HTTP pushing, web services and agent application.
Working together with Quality Assurance team to prepare test plans/test cases and define test execution methodology and perform tests. Identify and fix any defects.
Working together with system operation team to ensure system stability and maintain high availability 24/7/365.
Qualifications - What do you need to bring?
A bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or a related field, plus 5 years of work experience in software development-related position.
Deep understanding and experience in Java
Experience in large-scale web application/web services design and development.
Experience in Linux platform and related tools including shell script.
Experience in public cloud especially AWS is a big plus.
Experience in search solution design and development using Elasticsearch, Solr, Lucene is a big plus.
Experience in an application development role in low-latency data collecting and processing systems design and development is a big plus.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with product managers.
Experience working in a global team with coworkers from different culture is desirable.
Experience within the news industry and knowledge of industry standards is desirable.
What's in it for you?
Casual and diverse office environment where colleagues come from over 30 countries
Flexibility and home-office opportunities
Two additional days off for voluntary jobs
Wellbeing scheme including private healthcare, pension, Multisport card and more
High standards of ethics in the workplace
Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.
We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.
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 applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.
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