Lead Software Engineer-Java
Thomson Reuters - Eagan, MN

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced software engineer with Java expertise and leadership qualities to be Tech Coach on our agile development team. In this role you will have responsibility for the technical leadership of a project team and broader Cobalt module community, including Alert. Come join the Legal Technology Infrastructure and Operations organization where you can contribute to cutting-edge solutions across many online legal products.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead technical design and development of projects and core maintenance for Alert and other Cobalt modules
  • Consult with product teams to determine how to leverage and extend Cobalt modules including Alert
  • Mentor software engineers on your team by sharing best practices to increase velocity
  • Champion and guide organizational standards like TDD and module integrity
  • Collaborate with Architects to insure project solutions align with enterprise strategies
  • Partner with internal business stakeholders to provide feedback on business decisions as they relate to technical goals and standards
  • Share innovative ideas that use cutting-edge technologies which can be applied as tactical and strategic solutions
General Responsibilities:
  • Effectively balance your workload and priorities
  • Encourage creative thinking and problem solving that address business needs
  • Partner with Quality engineers to define acceptance criteria resolve variations
  • Engage operations staff to leverage CM capabilities and insure the ongoing health and stability of delivered Production applications
  • Recognize and communicate the costs and benefits of potential solutions
  • Effectively present concepts and proposals to a variety of audiences including architects, business customers, and senior management

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree, foreign equivalent, or demonstrated job experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
  • 5 years experience designing and developing enterprise software in a team environment
  • 2+ years of experience with Java and related technologies like JUnit, Tomcat, Spring and Hibernate
  • Expertise with JavaScript, JQuery, and AJAX
  • 1+ years of experience with creating and consuming RESTful services
  • Successful leadership of other engineers in a project team environment
  • Proven problem solving, execution, and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated motivation and ability to quickly apply new knowledge and skills to solutions
  • Experience applying OO design and related patterns to Production applications
  • Effective communication skills with technical and business partners
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Software Engineering
  • Experience delivering software as part of an agile team
  • Deep understanding of key application architecture principles and related best practices
  • Familiarity with Legal Technology applications and architecture
  • Experience with Westlaw Alerts
  • Experience with some of these other Relevant Technologies

Relevant Technologies:

- SQL (Oracle)
- Oracle Coherence
- C#.NET, NUnit, MSTest, Moq, MVC
- MS Team Foundation Server & Team Build

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, 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.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

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Job: Technology Development
Primary Location: US-MN-Eagan

Organization: Legal Technology
Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Travel: No

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