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Web Developer

Reference
JREQ080038
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
IT
Location
London
Salary
competitive
Expiry Date
29/09/2017
The Web Developer creates and manages a range of web based self-serve solutions enabling customers to access training and support for Financial and Risk products.

Job Description

These include websites, Apps available directly within Thomson Reuters products, video and media players, and training admin tools. The developer drives and participates in design, development, testing, and deployment, ensuring that solutions are aligned with the overall user experieince strategy. The incumbent collaborates closely with different areas of the business including training, marketing operations, and platform development teams. The websites and apps allow the firm to serve our clients quality training and support that is available any time, anywhere, and in a cost efficient manner.
 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Write well designed PHP code following industry best practices
  • Maintain and enhance existing sites and apps
  • Develop and deploy new features and tools
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain products and associated databases to ensure optimal functionality
  • Where applicable, project manage enhancements start to finish and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders and business partner groups
  • Continuously build personal knowledge of web development tools and programming languages, Thomson Reuters financial products, and the firm's clients
  • Qualifications

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive commercial experience in PHP 5
  • Strong Javascript (JQuery) and CSS
  • Knowledge of relational databases - in particular MySQL 5.5
  • Familiar with MVC architecture. Laravel 5 an advantage. Knowledge of developing for servers running RHEL 7 
  • Knowledge of Git version control systems
  • Knowledge of deployment tools (in particular Jenkins or Envoyer) A reviewable portfolio
  • Strong design sense
  • Knowledge of developing RESTful web services
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects working independently and collaboratively with a team

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge or experieince of with LESS, Bootstrap, webpack 
  • Knowledge or experieince with Bitbucket
  • Knowledge of Jenkins or Envoyer

Education / Qualification:

BS/BA or equivalent work experience developing dynamic websites

 


At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.