Senior Software Developer
Thomson Reuters - Philadelphia, PA

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Primary Objective(s)
We are looking for a high energy and innovative individual with a passion for software development to join our team. The individual selected for this position will have an active role in the design and development on large-scale, enterprise-wide initiatives to build a platform that will be used throughout Thomson Reuters to enhance, relate, and deliver data to our customers.

Business Unit/Segment/Role
Thomson Reuters is a global leader in providing essential information to the world's businesses and professionals in Law, Financial Services, Tax & Accounting, Media, Healthcare and Scientific Research. With our deep expertise and understanding of these professions, we are able to offer our customers a broad range of innovative products and services. The relevant, insightful information and intuitive supporting systems we provide enable our customers to be successful. Thomson Reuters has operations in 93 countries around the globe. More information about Thomson Reuters and its financial performance can be found on

The Editorial Operations organization within Thomson Reuters is responsible for designing and delivering core technology platforms that make it possible for Thomson Reuters to deliver data to our customers via mobile, online, and print platforms.

The key area of focus for this position is serving as a Software/Systems Engineer on a multi-year project to deliver a editorial platform utilizing BPM technologies using the Oracle 11g BPMS and SOA Suite platforms. Key related technologies likely to be utilized include Java, JEE, XML, Web Services, Oracle database, BPMN, BPEL and SOA techniques among others. This role will be part of a development and engineering team, working closely with technologists from the many internal partners within Thomson Reuters. Other key responsibilities will include ensuring the implemented platform adheres to architectural and design standards, focus on automation and repeatability for platform build out and building deep Oracle product knowledge.

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical and problem solving skills. They must also possess effective oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills. A history of meeting aggressive deadlines in uncertain environments and maintaining strong customer relationships are key selection criteria.

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique 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.

About the IP & Science Business of Thomson Reuters

The IP & Science business is a global provider of information solutions to assist professionals at every stage of research and development and ensure they maintain and extract maximum value from their intellectual assets.

IP & Science is part of Thomson Reuters ( ), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Scientific information solutions can be found at

Minimum Qualifications:
1-3 years of software development experience
1-3 years of Java/JEE/J2EE design and development experience
2 years of web based development experience
1 years of web services experience, including SOAP, REST, XML, WSDL
BA/BS in computer science, software engineering or related field

Preferred or Desired Qualifications:
Experience with implementation, installation and deployment of Oracle BPMS 10g, Oracle BPMS 11g or similar BPMS vendor package solutions
Experience with application and middleware technologies, including WebSphere, WebLogic, JMS/MQ
Experience with packaged software implementations
Masters in computer science, software engineering or related field

BA/BS in Computer Science / Management Information Systems or equivalent
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 over 60,000 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, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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