McLean, Virginia, USA
102 days ago
Sr. Software Engineer
Computer Science
Sr. Software Engineer Thomson Reuters Technology Development 10/4/2018 12:50:13 PM McLean, VA United States of America Job Description


Thomson Reuters Special Services, LLC delivers a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help customers achieve mission objectives, address uncertainty, and identify and manage risk. We leverage Thomson Reuters’ market-leading solutions to help our clients perform intelligence collection and analysis on cyber security, supply chain risk, insider threat detection, and risk management issues.

As a Software Engineer on the TRSS team, you will be working on projects that support and extend the full stack of the TRSS solutions suite to deliver global data using advanced search, big data ingestion and analytical processing using tools like MongoDB, Elastic, and Kafka as well as building leading edge web applications. You will work closely with the other members of the TRSS analytical staff and development to capture customer requirements and design new solutions. This role requires a polyglot engineer who is comfortable with data-intensive systems as well as some frontend UI development. You will be working with an extensive codebase, but this role is a great opportunity to engage in new development. 


You will be part of the specialized TRSS development team and will design implement and deliver software solutions and data science efforts, as well as enhance and support existing applications.  You will engage the TRSS analytical staff to gather requirements, generate ideas, and develop documentation.You will demo new software solutions as needed.You will learn and expand your skill set on the job.You will be expected to own your work and be passionate about the success of the customer.


Must have, or, be able to acquire and maintain, a US Government Security ClearanceProficient in multiple languages programming languages (particularly interested in JVM languages like Java, Scala, Groovy), pythonStrong engineering skills with relevant experience a mustAWS experience desiredA good understanding of distributed computing conceptsExperience with Kafka preferredAkkaPlayFlaskNLTKTensorflownumpyspaCyExperience with Redis preferredExperience with Restful web services using JSON and XMLBig Data analytics experience preferred especially with ETL and data wranglingExperience with information retrieval technologies such as Lucene and ElasticSearch preferred. NoSQL DB experience desired especially MongoDBUnix/Linux experience preferred Must be a passionate, smart, and articulate technologist Self-starter and results orientedMust possess a strong personal work ethicMust be of strong moral and ethical characterMust be able to operate under pressure with dynamic requirements.Must be able to work alone and on an Agile team.BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience 

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 25,000 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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McLean-Virginia-United States of America Req #: JREQ112013 Locations: McLean-Virginia-United States of America Job Function: Technology Development
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