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RELX Group Sr Software Engineer in San Jose, California

Sr Software Engineer


Location: San Jose, California, United States

BASIC FUNCTIONS: This position performs complex research, design, and software development assignments within a software functional area or product line, and provides direct input to project plans, schedules, and methodology in the development of cross-functional software products. This position performs software design — typically across multiple systems; mentors more-junior members of the team; and talks to users/customers and translates their requests into solutions.

Must be able to work out of the San Jose, CA office.


BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required.

5+ years of Software Engineering experience.

Thorough understanding of OO programming, and Design Patterns

Knowledge and experience with Java and ReactJS/Redux

Knowledge and experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Knowledge and experience with databases (MySQL/Postgres/Impala)

Experience working within Linux


Full stack development of our customer-facing portal using Java, ReactJS and Redux

Collaborating with team members to troubleshoot and optimize code

Agile development process

Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).

Strong proficiency with data manipulation language including optimization techniques.

Strong understanding of normalized/dimensional data modeling principles.

Strong knowledge of multiple data storage subsystems.

Expertise in development languages including but not limited to: Java/J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, C/C++, HTML, XML, SQL, Windows, UNIX, and .Net.

Strong research skills.

Strong knowledge in industry best practices in development.

Knowledge in using and developing applicable tool sets.

Ability to interface competently with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.

Ability to work well with internal and external technology resources.

Knowledge of test-driven development.

Ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components.

Ability to complete complex bug fixes.

Good oral and written communications skills.


Interface with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.

Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components.

Complete complex bug fixes.

Work closely with other development team members to understand complex product requirements and translate them into software designs.

Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews.

Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.

Resolve complex technical issues as necessary.

Train entry-level software engineers as directed by department management, ensuring they are knowledgeable in critical aspects of their roles.

Keep abreast of new technology developments.

Design and work with complex data models.

Mentor less-senior software developers on development methodologies and optimization techniques.

All other duties as assigned.

About the Team

The ThreatMetrix engineering team is an international team that includes experts in digital identity, device intelligence, fraud detection, real time systems, Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, machine learning, and data analytics. We are an Agile engineering team using concepts such as Scrum, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Improvement. We leverage many powerful open source packages including Hadoop, Impala, Kafka, Spark, Aerospike and many more to build our solutions.

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company®, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet. Verifying more than 20 billion annual transactions supporting 30,000 websites and 4,500 customers globally through the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network®, ThreatMetrix secures businesses and end users against account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches. Key benefits include an improved customer experience, reduced friction, revenue gain and lower fraud and operational costs. The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments and lending, media, government and insurance.

At ThreatMetrix, a LexisNexis Risk Solutions company, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisrisk.com. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.