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Technical Lead

Reuters Corporation
8-11 years
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Job Description

Job Description
Job Description
The Legal & Research Technology provides systems development and support for the content processing needs of Westlaw. The group oversees and executes a wide range of project types, ranging from cost-saving infrastructure to revenue-driving product development initiatives. This group is looking to re-engineer existing systems and move to AWS Cloud offerings. We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative, and detailed oriented individual who will make an impact on a large-scale, enterprise-wide initiative to serve as a Technical Lead.
The key area of focus for this position is serving as a Technical Lead for a multi-year project to deliver new and re-engineered systems using AWS and its capabilities with excellent proficiency in Java, and Python. Full-stack development
The ideal candidate will possess strong organization, communication, and problem-solving skills. Helping the Team with the design, development & making sure on timely deliverables. 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. Following are key the responsibilities but not limited to:
Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Development activities:
  • Develop efficient and high-quality code while meeting product release deadlines
  • Contribute in design discussions with architects and business providing insights into approaches and solutions
  • Translate architectural vision into the design and delivery of a functioning system
  • Ensure adherence to coding, design, and architectural standards
  • Develop deployment and rollout plans as needed
  • Prepare time estimates for projects and software design plans
  • Lead technical design discussions with the team and participate in the code reviews
  • Involved in the design of all test cases to provide support to all systems and perform unit tests.
  • Contribute to grooming the team technically and provide guidance to peers and the team.
  • Responsible for working with the project managers in planning the sprints, providing feedback, and communicating any obstacles.
  • Individuals must be proactive, self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple project tasks.
  • Production Support & Maintenance activities:
  • Respond quickly to support issues and follow up till resolution
  • Conduct thorough troubleshooting and provide a quick resolution to production problems
  • Follow up and provide timely reporting on issues to management

A four-year degree in computer science or a related field is required. Graduate training in business or technology is a plus, but not required.
Knowledge and Skills
Technical knowledge should include hands-on design and development of enterprise-class applications including design analysis, and implementation, and testing along with experience with troubleshooting and maintenance activities. Must be able to Effectively balance and prioritize multiple projects and tasks concurrently
Candidates should possess:
  • 8+ years of background in software development with Java and J2EE technologies
  • 5+ years of experience working with a large relational database such as Oracle/SQL and ORMs
  • 5 + years of experience in OOA and OO Design and Development using Design Patterns
  • 3+ years of background in software development using AWS capabilities
  • 3+ years of experience with XML technologies
  • Understanding of TDD, iterative, use case driven development

Preferred or Desired Qualifications
  • Core Java (Java 8), J2EE, App Server (WebSphere/Tomcat), Oracle/SQL, Unix (Linux)
  • Experience with frameworks such as Spring MVC, Spring Boot, JPA/Hibernate, Restful Web Services
  • Strong Database Experience with strong knowledge of writing complex SQL scripts
  • Experience with UI technologies such as JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS will be a big plus
  • Proficient in XML, XSLT, XSD, and related technologies
  • Application of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) techniques and implementation using Design Patterns.
  • Knowledge to create unit-level tests using Junit/Mockito and experience with Shell scripting
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks such as Junit/Mockito and continuous integration testing with Cruise Control/Junit
  • Experience with Build tools such as Ant, IVY, Maven, Gradle, etc.
  • Experience in the extensive use of source control tools such as GIT, TFS, etc.
  • Ability to interact effectively within and across other teams
  • Strong technical acumen and communications skills
  • Background in Test Driven Development, pair programming, and other agile/XP methodologies preferred

Candidates should also possess:
  • Skills that demonstrate excellence in a dynamic fast-paced environment with a high degree of flexibility and accountability.
  • A history of meeting aggressive deadlines in uncertain environments and maintaining strong customer relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including both oral and written proficiency

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