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Head of News Platform Data Dissemination wanted at Thomson Reuters- New York
  • CLTCostaCLTCosta March 2012
    Posts: 43
    This position will be responsible for all development and architecture aspects of systems that represent data access in News Platforms Technology group. Specifically, responsible for design and implementation of various systems that support web services and other client access api's and sdk's. Also will be responsible for delivery and build Infrastructure as well as re-engineering and improvement of existing applications. Define infrastructure architecture across platform systems working with other members of the company's larger organization. As part of the News Technology team, you will work with other experts from across the company in areas such as data gathering, information storage/retrieval, extractions, categorization, distribution and more. This position will be responsible for managing a global team of developers and other resources like QA, product management, analysts, app support, and tech ops to ensure successful planning, design, build and delivery of the disseminate services.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Task and Resource planning. Managing the execution of the delivery plan
    • Maintain accurate resource forecasts for the technical engineering and implementation team (Direct reports)
    • Tracking delivery inter-dependencies and managing the delivery risks & issues
    • Ensure that the delivery and integration of systems follows the established standards
    • Ensuring that Disseminate development team meet their commitments in terms of quality and timeliness of every engagement and delivery
    • Providing transparent and accurate status reporting to management team
    • Building a highly capable, efficient and effective team that is passionate and committed to helping customers achieve their goals.
    • Leadership and line management of a potentially globally diverse team of approx 4-10 technical staff, contractors and FTE
    • Design and Develop high-performance systems to support both functionality and speed.
    • Work with data center teams to define and architect network paths, data delivery optimizations networks and models to deliver the data faster and efficiently.

    • Advanced degree in computer science or related field with significant exposure to enterprise applications development and distributed systems architecture.
    • Candidate should have expert knowledge of .NET technologies, C++, Multithreading, Templates, and Patterns, principles of distributed architecture, as well as debugging and testing tools and methodologies.
    • Candidate should have extremely strong background in software engineering discipline and expert knowledge of web services
    • Good understanding and grasp of Agile methods and practical experience is a must
    • Knowledge of building of low latency systems and distributed cache systems
    • Good understanding of algorithms, enterprise design patterns, performance optimization techniques, and object-oriented programming.
    • Exposure to financial industry is desirable but not necessary.

    For more details and applications please visit the website.

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