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Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Nielsen

Senior Software Engineer - 15390

Technology and Engineering - USA Chicago, Illinois 


Nielsen is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join the Answers On Demand (AOD) team.   As a part of the AOD team you will be an integral part of a high energy team that is revolutionizing the way that Nielsen delivers value to both its customers and to Nielsen.  


This position is responsible for independently analyzing, developing, testing, and supporting highly complex application software.  These software applications must be independently developed and maintained ensuring high-quality standards with minimal defects. The ideal candidate will follow IT standard processes for securing application and components to ensure data and application integrity in our Answers™ On-Demand environment.  Answer is a Data warehouse modeler, Data Marts that empowers users to gain market insights, share information, and take action to drive profitable results.



Minimum of 6 years of IT experience with 5+ years in software development.


- Expert in Data Warehousing in order to build large data set data warehouses.

- Expert in Dimensional models, slowly changing dimensions (SCD) and STAR Schema and SNOWFLAKE schema data models skills.

- Object Oriented Programming experience.

- Experience with OLTP, OLAP (preferred Snowflake, Netezza).

- Experience with Agile methodologies, Jira.

- Advanced knowledge of UNIX – shell scripting, Python, code deployment and management.

- Advanced knowledge in SQL, and a good understanding of PL/SQL.

- Experience working with offshore resources, guiding and mentoring.

- Expert ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems.

- Expert understanding and the ability to apply software design and testing principles.

- Ability to work effectively as a team member, across project teams, and independently.

- Excellent interpersonal skills.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Nice to have:

- Experience in Core Java

- Experience with Microsoft Azure platform, Snowflake, Blob, Airflow

- Experience with Cloud native, data warehousing

- Eager to learn and driven  



- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience.




Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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