Software Engineer

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Tech Stacks
JMeter CI

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated Scale Testing Lead/Specialist to join our team, focusing on our suite of legal research products, including Westlaw, Practical Law, CLEAR, and other related platforms. The ideal candidate will have a passion for quality assurance and a deep understanding of testing methodologies and frameworks, with an emphasis on scalability and performance testing. This role involves working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure our products can handle expected user loads, data volume, and usage patterns without compromising performance.

About the role:

In this opportunity as Software Engineer, you are a fit for this position if your background includes:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in scale / load testing enterprise products.
  • Proven ability to set direction and inspire team members to engage and deliver on a vision.
  • Design, develop, and execute scale and performance tests on various legal research products.
  • Collaborate with the development and product management teams to understand product features and technical specifications.
  • Create detailed, structured test plans and test cases to simulate real-world scenarios and heavy usage loads.
  • Analyze test results, identify bottlenecks, and suggest solutions to improve performance and scalability.
  • Work with the engineering team to integrate scale testing into the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Monitor system performance in production to identify potential scalability issues.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of new testing tools, methodologies, and industry best practices.
  • Communicate test progress, results, and insights to stakeholders and team members.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the QA process, helping to identify and implement best practices in scale testing.

About you:

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

  • Proven ability to set direction and inspire team members to engage and deliver on enterprise product testing activities
  • Proven experience in performance and scalability testing, preferably in a SaaS or cloud-based environment.
  • Strong understanding of performance metrics and monitoring tools.
  • Experience with performance testing tools such as JMeter, LoadRunner, or similar.
  • Familiarity with legal research products and the legal industry is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Willingness to work in rotational/fixed shift covering APAC and EMEA hours

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.

Compensation Base salary and a variable compensation that is directly related to your success.

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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