Lead Software Engineer, Data Platform

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Job Description

Join us as we work to transform Thomson Reuters into a truly data-driven company. Data & Analytics (D&A) function within Thomson Reuters caters to how Thomson Reuters uses, manages, and protects data to create a data-driven culture across the entire organization resulting in a world-class Data & Analytics company.

The Enterprise Data Platform aims to provide self service capabilities for fast and secure ingestion and consumption of data across Thomson Reuters.

At Thomson Reuters, we are recruiting a team of motivated Cloud professionals to transform how we build, manage and leverage our data assets. The Data Platform team in Bangalore is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer with a passion for engineering cloud-based data platform systems.

Join our dynamic team as a Lead Software Engineer and take a pivotal role in shaping the future of our Enterprise Data Platform. You will ideate & lead the solution design and implementation of data processing applications and frameworks on cloud-based infrastructure, ensuring the efficiency, scalability, and reliability of our systems.

About The Role

In this opportunity as the Lead Software Engineer, you will:

  • Design data warehousing functionality including the use and management of a Snowflake data warehouse and the surrounding entitlements, pipelines in in AWS cloud-based infrastructure and monitoring, in partnership with architects. You will pair with the Data Platform Engineering Manager in delivering high quality solutions.
  • Mentor and lead team members in implementation of our advanced technology solutions for the data lake warehouse and surrounding functionality. Keeping teams accountable for high quality deliveries.
  • Be a thought leader investigating leading edge technology for data lake warehouse software and systems functionality.
  • Innovate Research, recommend and pilot tools and process changes in order to drive quality and efficiency across the solution development lifecycle to meeting data management requirements.
  • Partner across the company with analytics teams, architects, engineering managers, architecture teams and others to design and agree on solutions that meet business requirements. Participate in architectural review boards, evaluations of data and analytics solutions, commercial products and technologies.
  • Effectively communicate and liaise with other data management teams embedded across the organization and data consumers in data science and business analytic groups.
  • Utilize your experience in the following areas: AWS Cloud Data practices and DevOps tooling
  • Data Warehousing Modelling and Management
  • Data Management and data warehousing processing capabilities
  • Metadata Repositories, Information & Data Catalogs
  • Data Security, Privacy, and Compliance

About You

You're a fit for the role of Lead Software Engineer, if you meet all or most of these criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field with 11+ years of relevant experience in data warehousing Design, Tuning, ETL/ELT development and Data management of data technologies for large scale organizations.
  • Deep Experience with API/first architecture design and cloud infrastructure for large scale data warehouse & data lakes.
  • Expertise in modern data movement, storage, management and security technology and tooling, including cloud native capabilities.
  • Experience with modern engineering practices (DevOps, CICD) and their use, application to Data Architectures and solutions.
  • Expertise in designing large-scale, complex applications with excellent run-time characteristics such as low-latency (API), fault-tolerance and consistent availability (Disaster Recovery)
  • Experience in AWS services and management, including Serverless, Container, Queueing and Monitoring services like Lambda, ECS, API Gateway, RDS, Dynamo DB, Glue, S3, IAM, Step Functions, CloudWatch, SQS, SNS.
  • Experience in Software development practices such as version control via Git, CI/CD and Release management
  • Proficient in Python programming language.
  • Agile development cadence
  • Fluency in querying languages such as SQL

What's in it For You?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • Hybrid Work Model: We’ve adopted a flexible hybrid working environment (2-3 days a week in the office depending on the role) for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: flexible vacation, two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; work from another location for up to a total of 8 weeks in a year, 4 of those weeks can be out of the country and the remaining in the country, Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking.
  • Social Impact: Ten employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 26,000 employees across more than 70 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


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 applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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