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Software Development Engineer
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Thomson Reuters Corporation | Culver City, CA
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Job Description

Title: Software Development Engineer
ID: JREQ056180


Primary Objective(s)

As a Software Developer at Thomson Reuters Legal Enterprise Solutions, you will work on a small agile development team to design and develop features and product enhancements; maintain and repair existing software; develop test automation suites and test harnesses for Elite's software products. All software is developed using test driven development methodology and all code submitted for builds must include functional unit tests.

We are looking for new grads who are highly motivated. The candidate will participate on Agile teams to implement features/functions/tests during development iterations. A current primary goal is to create an automated test environment, so all tests will become the basis for a regression suite.

The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of Agile environments and possess strong development and problem solving skills to write code and tests at the API and UI levels, adding test hooks as needed.. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidate must be self-motivated and deliver on commitments within the established timelines.

Candidate will be joining a collaborative, innovative and technically challenging environment.


Thomson Reuters Legal Enterprise Solutions consists of the Thomson Reuters Elite and Serengeti businesses and is a leading developer of integrated information solutions for legal firms, professional services firms, and corporations worldwide.

Thomson Reuters Elite is a premier provider of financial and practice management systems to the legal industry and to other professional services markets, including marketing services, and management and IT services. Elite develops proven software solutions and delivers expert professional services that help customers enhance their core business competencies and sharpen their strategic focus. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Elite maintains offices worldwide. More than 60% of AmLaw 100 and Global 100 law firms rely on Elite solutions to manage their business.

Serengeti Law, a Thomson Reuters company, is a leading provider of legal workflow solutions to corporate legal departments worldwide. Serengeti Tracker is a SaaS application and is the No. 1 ranked matter management and e-billing system among corporations and firms, providing the data and analytic tools to enable legal departments to efficiently track, control, manage, analyze, and report on legal activities worldwide.

Key Responsibilities

Participate in advanced software design and development of large scale enterprise software.
Participate on Agile teams developing features, functions and tests.
Automate test cases written by the manual QA team
Gain domain and product knowledge necessary to implement functionality.
Provide benchmarks and metrics to assess quality of software.

Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.


Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:


BS in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent experience.
Programming experience with C#, VB.Net preferred. Other object oriented languages such as Java considered.
Ability to write effective reproduction scenarios and good debugging skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment with aggressive deadlines and multiple priorities
Eagerness to obtain domain knowledge in order to effectively leverage technical qualifications


Experience developing and testing applications in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java Script, Jquery, Linq, WCF, WPF, XML, and Silverlight
Experience designing and developing API and UI functional and regression test automation frameworks with Microsoft or open source tools
Experience executing performance and load tests, analyzing results and identifying bottlenecks
Experience writing SQL queries
Experience testing and releasing applications in Agile/Scrum approach.
Experience with tools: Visual Studio, MSTest, SQL Server, Wireshark
Experience with VCS, Issue tracking and Continuous Integration Systems. We currently use TFS for all of these.

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 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.
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 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 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 thomsonreuters.com/careers.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the H-1B visa cap has been met for the 2016 fiscal year (October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016).

Job: Technology Development Family Group
Primary Location: Culver City, CA, US
Other Locations:
Organization: Technology & Ops - Legal - Enterprise Solutions
Schedule: Full-time
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No

About Thomson Reuters Corporation

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare, science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TRI) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TRI).