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Role Summary

The Client Application Technology team is dedicated to creating compelling experiences that deliver Reuters outstanding journalism to the world's most informed professionals, with goals to increase discovery, optimize conversion, and drive engagement across the Thomson Reuters products and services. The technology focuses on Reuter's world-class journalism presentation across web and mobile consumer platforms, with substantial backend service and monetization function integration.

You will plan, coordinate, and supervise the activities related to the design, development, and implementation of Reuters News mobile applications assigned by the Director of Software Engineering.

As an experienced technologist, you are the focal point for engineering initiatives and issues across our mobile applications. We expect you to work with a distributed team of software developers, quality assurance engineers, UX designers and product managers focused on the development and delivery of new product offerings for Reuters iOS and Android apps.

As a manager, you are accountable for your team's results. You will apply proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of best practices to guide your team. make informed decisions on their technical design, development, and deployment of Reuters mobile experience to the highest quality and maintainability.

Responsibilities

Accountable for the successful execution of technology projects and ensuring timely execution and delivery through diligent oversight of the end-to-end software development lifecycle

Contribute code alongside the team's developers

Resolve escalated issues arising from operations requiring coordination with other departments

Establish high engineering standards on execution while integrating pragmatic constraints into technical scope planning and project resource estimations

Partner with Product and other business stakeholders to define the quarterly and annual product roadmap

Advise cross-functional team members and business stakeholders to guide complexity and tradeoff discussions

Develop consistent, clear communication and prioritization frameworks. Align engineering priorities with product development and business strategies

Plan for the long-term, and firmly execute a vision that keeps improving the team's efficiency, and output quality. Continue to grow the team's knowledge, skill, and sustainability to meet growing business requirements

Drive technological changes, assess risks, and create business impacts

Build a world-class team: Motivate, engage, develop your employees and recruit talents to your organization

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of 2 years progressively responsible management experience in a software development field, or equivalent experience as a non-managing dev lead

Must have 3 years of experience building production iOS or Android applications, including experience with backend service integration, website integration, user engagement analytics, and with development operational tools (Git, CI/CD pipelines)

Proven fluency and in-depth knowledge of at least one of the 4 programming languages: Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin

Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on Apple or Google app stores

Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

5 years of mobile engineering experience using native language and SDK

Comprehensive knowledge of cross-platform mobile development tools, including Kotlin MM, Flutter, NativeScript, React Native

Practical knowledge or hands-on experience with Kotlin Multiplatform

Extensive knowledge of APIs including RESTful and GraphQL

Knowledge of CMS: its workflow and headless integrations with Front-end

Knowledge of Design Systems

Knowledge of typical app monetization strategies and their implementations: e.g. In-app advertising or digital subscriptions

In-depth knowledge of application performance benchmarking, optimization, and monitoring

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Effectively communicate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences

Experience in researching and making recommendations on software products and services for procurement

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of 2 years progressively responsible management experience in a software development field, or equivalent experience as a non-managing dev lead

Must have 3 years of experience building production iOS or Android applications, including experience with backend service integration, website integration, user engagement analytics, and with development operational tools (Git, CI/CD pipelines)

Proven fluency and in-depth knowledge of at least one of the 4 programming languages: Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin

Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on Apple or Google app stores

Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

5 years of mobile engineering experience using native language and SDK

Comprehensive knowledge of cross-platform mobile development tools, including Kotlin MM, Flutter, NativeScript, React Native

Practical knowledge or hands-on experience with Kotlin Multiplatform

Extensive knowledge of APIs including RESTful and GraphQL

Knowledge of CMS: its workflow and headless integrations with Front-end

Knowledge of Design Systems

Knowledge of typical app monetization strategies and their implementations: e.g. In-app advertising or digital subscriptions

In-depth knowledge of application performance benchmarking, optimization, and monitoring

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Effectively communicate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences

Experience in researching and making recommendations on software products and services for procurement

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.

Accessibility

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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