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Software Developer

Date: Sep 7, 2018

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Nielsen

Software Developer - 15389

Technology and Engineering - USA Chicago, Illinois 

Are you an engineer who thrives and enjoys innovation and working with latest technologies? If yes - you are looking at the right position

We at Nielsen, collect billions of data points on what consumers watch and buy. We study consumers in more than 100 countries, and help our clients globally identify unmet needs, develop fnew products and deliver them in an engaging way. We are constantly evolving, not only in terms of where we measure, or who we measure, but in how our insights can help drive profitable growth.

This position will be part of a platform team that is building the next generation tools for field operations to effectively manage the workflow for data collection within Nielsen. Ideal candidate would be a highly motivated, technically savvy individual that brings leadership and experience in designing and building large scale web and mobile platforms on AWS using Java based REST
services.

Responsibilities:
● Provide leadership in all areas of the development process, including development standards and practices, system architecture and design, functional and technical design and implementation
● Define strategy and architecture for our next generation panel data collection platform
● Participate in cross-company technology initiatives, and provide high level scoping and estimations
● Work with business and product owners to translate business needs into technology strategy
● Manage and oversee the AWS cloud spend of the platform
● Define and facilitate Application Architecture review process
● Manage/Lead/Mentor other team members, and build effective cross team relationships
● Provide leadership in all areas of the development process, including development standards and practices, system architecture and design, functional and technical design and implementation
● Define strategy and architecture for our next generation panel data collection platform
● Participate in cross-company technology initiatives, and provide high level scoping and estimations
● Work with business and product owners to translate business needs into technology strategy
● Manage and oversee the AWS cloud spend of the platform
● Define and facilitate Application Architecture review process
● Manage/Lead/Mentor other team members, and build effective cross teams

QUALIFICATIONS
● Minimum BS degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline
● 6-10+ years experience of software product development, with extensive experience in architecting and building large-scale enterprise systems using Java
● Experience with enterprise architecture, server technologies, distributed systems and application security
● Experience in Service Oriented Architecture – APIs, Microservices and Serverless architectures

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Chicago,Illinois 

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Travel:  No 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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