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Software Engineer - Remote

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Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Nielsen

Software Engineer - Remote - 82375

Technology and Engineering - USA Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

 

The role: we're looking for a software engineer to help add features across our application stack. Our software provides predictive analytics using a machine-learning foundation to enable our customers to make better decisions. We're constantly adding new features, improving ease-of-use, and optimizing the system. If you're excited about being able to contribute new capabilities on the front-end and the back-end, and you like working with a small, agile team to deliver amazing software, we'd love to talk to you!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write solid code that is well designed, testable, and efficient
  • Actively participate in product planning and daily team stand up meetings
  • Produce specifications and determine time lines, consistently document status updates
  • Collaborate on software projects with product design and backend aspects
  • Investigate problems discovered by QA and develop solutions
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Learn and apply emerging technologies and techniques to find new ways to efficiently create software

 

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Broad knowledge of computing technologies and programming languages (Python, Javascript, and SQL)
  • Strong analytical skills to resolve issues and problems with a minimal amount of supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to software quality

 

Desired areas of expertise:

  • Experience developing sophisticated data driven software platforms
  • Experience with Clojure, ClojureScript, or another functional language
  • Experience with data warehouses, relational databases, and ORM tools
  • Experience delivering, supporting enterprise software
  • Experience with cloud service technologies, ex: AWS
  • Experience with container technologies, ex: Docker
  • Experience with source control systems, ex: GIT
  • Information visualization
  • "Big data" systems and analysis

 

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ABOUT NIELSEN

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

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:  Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania 

Secondary Locations: NY - New York City, IL - Chicago, , 

Travel:  No 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh