Senior Cloud Engineer

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Job Description

We are seeking a seasoned Senior Cloud Engineer to join our dynamic and innovative team. The ideal candidate will work within a centralized cloud operations group, focusing on optimizing cloud infrastructure and services to improve efficiency and reduce costs in a practice commonly called FinOps. This individual will play a crucial role in developing, managing, and scaling cloud-based systems and solutions that support the strategic objectives of Thomson Reuters.

About You

You're a fit for the role of Senior Cloud Engineer if your background includes:

  • Collaborate within a centralized team dedicated to enhancing efficiency and reducing costs of cloud-based solutions across Thomson Reuters.
  • Develop infrastructure in AWS or Azure using both code and console methods for testing and troubleshooting purposes.
  • Offer technical expertise and guidance to team members, drawing from comprehensive knowledge in either AWS or Azure, or both.
  • Serve as a point of contact or subject matter expert for technical issues within specific work streams of larger projects.
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to junior technical staff.
  • Assist in identifying and implementing short- and long-term technical solutions, including risk assessments and recommendations to business and technology leadership.
  • Participate in the resolution of various technical challenges and ensure the implementation of recommended solutions meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Deliver timely updates on team responsibilities within projects to management.
  • Monitor project progress and maintain regular status updates using Microsoft Azure DevOps using Agile methodology.
  • Actively engage in discussions, identify issues, and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Research and uphold technical standards and best practices.
  • Develop milestones and dependencies to provide realistic estimates for project tasks.

About yourself:

You're a fit for the role of Senior Cloud Engineer if your background includes:

  • Minimum 5 years of cloud experience, preferably in AWS or Azure.
  • Possess one or more certifications: (AWS Certification at the associate level or higher)
  • Microsoft Azure certification at the associate level or higher
  • Proficiency in server OS, including Windows and/or Linux.
  • Strong skills in Python or PowerShell (Python preferred).
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure as code tooling.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Proven experience engaging with and presenting to various stakeholders, including project managers and internal customers.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and bridge gaps between technical and non-technical team members.
  • Familiarity with high availability and disaster recovery solutions, architecture, and tools.
  • Embrace a secure-by-design mindset and demonstrate understanding of security best practices.
  • Willingness to develop an understanding of Thomson Reuters products, architecture, and associated costs.
  • Ability to assess the cost implications of architectural changes in cloud infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in identifying cost optimization opportunities in cloud and application architecture.
  • Experience in creating, reviewing, and maintaining technical documentation for diverse technical audiences to ensure supportability and reusability.

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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