Data Architect (Dallas, TX)

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Data Architect - Thought Trace

We are looking for an experienced Database Engineer to own the development and design of our cloud-based data stream. They will own the end-to-end process of architecting an efficient and exemplary system to make sure our customers have the best and easiest access to our solutions.

About the Role:

In this opportunity as Data Architect you will:
  • Independently translate requirements into scoped engineering efforts; provide technical leadership in proposing architectural / implementation ideas to the team for consideration, balancing near term requirements with long term value
  • Design, build, maintain, and optimize SQL and noSQL data storage platforms and event-driven data pipelines for both internal and external use.
  • Work with and manage internal development teams to design streaming and batch data flows that provide low latency and high reliability
  • Implement observability and performance monitoring for critical data systems
  • Work effectively within and across multiple development teams through excellent communication and collaboration

About You:

You're a fit for the role of Data Architect if your background includes:

Required Skills and Experience:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related
  • At least 7+ total years of software development experience
  • 5-7 years experience in data engineering
  • Experience in developing, managing, and manipulating large, complex datasets
  • Deep experience with relational database technologies, preferably Azure SQL, including writing and optimizing complex queries
  • Experience using non-relational database technologies, preferably Elasticsearch
  • Experience working with data ingestion and transformation pipelines, either batch ETL or streaming
  • Proficient coding in one or more or the following programming languages: SQL, Python, Scala, Java, Go, C#, or Javascript in the context of data-oriented problems
  • Cloud experience with one or more major CSP's, ideally Microsoft Azure
  • Experience applying agile software development methodology and version control (Git) to enterprise data engineering
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Passionate, self-motivated, problem solver

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Well-versed in event driven or event sourced architectures, especially the use of Kafka (or similar), Docker, Kubernetes, serverless technologies, Spark, Databricks, etc.
  • Experience working with data-oriented APIs, preferably using GraphQL
  • Any experience using graph or semantic database technologies like ArangoDB, Neptune, Stardog, Anzograph, Ontotext, Tiger Graph, DGraph or Neo4J

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:

  • Remote Work Model: You are able to work anywhere that you would like within the U.S.
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters cafe networking.
  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.


COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information Requirement (US employees only):

Thomson Reuters is committed to ensuring the continued safety of our employees in regards to Covid-19. While vaccination is not required for consideration or employment at this time, to inform our site planning and policies, we require all Thomson Reuters employees to verify their vaccination status upon starting with the Company.

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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