Senior Software Engineer

Thomson Reuters
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Job Details

  • Location: McLean, VA, 22102
  • Date Posted: 2021-10-11
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Req Number: JREQ141211
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Please Note: TRSS is also considering candidates outside of the listed locations who wish to work remotely

Are you passionate about the chance to bring your software experience to a world-class organization that is leading the way in both content and technology to serve and protect our citizens home and abroad?  Do you have the skills necessary to build and maintain high-performing, front-end big data visualizations and analytics?  If you’re a team player with attention to detail and excellent customer service, then Thomson Reuters Special Services (TRSS) is looking for you!

Thomson Reuters Special Services, LLC delivers a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help customers achieve mission objectives, address uncertainty, and identify and manage risk. We leverage Thomson Reuters’ market-leading solutions to help our clients perform intelligence collection and analysis on cyber security, supply chain risk, insider threat detection, and risk management issues.

About the Role

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will: 

  • Build and maintain high-performing, front-end big data visualizations and analytics

  • Engage the TRSS analytical staff to gather requirements, generate ideas, and develop documentation

  • Demo new software solutions as needed

  • Learn and expand your skill set on the job

  • Work with a variety of technologies, anchoring a small team across a complex network

About You 

You’re a fit for the role of Senior Software Engineer if you are/have:  

Basic qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer-related field or equivalent experience

  • US Citizen able to acquire and maintain a Security Clearance

  • 2+ years experience in Java, Javascript, Groovy and Grails

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Strong familiarity with React, Vue.js, D3, Bootstrap, and other similar sites and tools

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Big Data analytics, especially with ETL and data wrangling

  • Experience with Information retrieval technologies such as Solr, Lucene and/or ElasticSearch

  • Experience with Redis, Snowflake and Unix/Linux

What’s in it For You?

At Thomson Reuters Special Services, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Our Culture: You will have the opportunity to work for a company that has a market dominant position for both content and technology and is passionate about giving back to the community

  • Learning & Development: You will be joining a growing sales team that has the commitment of the company to prioritize organic growth and has made investments to expand the sales team capability

  • Benefits: Extraordinary benefits package

  • Social Impact:  Global volunteer network, organized virtual volunteer events, 2 paid volunteer workdays a year, company matching for personal charitable giving and fundraising

  • 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 25,000 employees across more than 75 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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As required by local legislation for this remote based role, the base compensation range for this position is $84,700 - $157,300. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance.