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Date: Feb 21, 2021

Location: Oldsmar, FL, US

Company: Nielsen


Senior Software Developer

 (Job Location: Oldsmar, FL) – (Job ID #79022) 


Nielsen Global Media collects 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 new 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. 


In this role, you will be responsible for:


Analyzing, developing, testing and supporting highly complex application software: Determine solutions for applications by providing necessary designs and technical expertise to the development team. Investigate and analyze verbal and written requests for application software, interpreting application requirements to construct highly complex applications. Perform data analysis on reference data and apply software design principles to satisfy application requirements. Develop highly complex software code, which is maintainable, and easy to use. Develop and execute application test plans, analyze test results, and make appropriate revisions to ensure the applications function as specified. Create working prototypes. Create build and deployment process scripts. Work closely with architects/designers to design and implement reusable system solutions. Work with the technical project manager to ensure that the project plan is on track by advising on risks and quality. Oversee (without supervisory authority) 6-8 junior offshore software developers who construct, test, install, and maintain software applications, including delegating and reviewing work, and mentoring. Provide project updates to management. Tools used: Javascript, Java, Spring, RESTful, API, React JS, Angular JS, Oracle, Netezza, Web Services, Spring Boot Based MicroService, PowerDesigner, Atlassian tool suite/SVN/Bit Bucket, Docker, AWS (Cloud hosting), and Jenkins.




Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field with a technology focus (foreign equivalent degree acceptable) plus 3 years of experience in software development (would also accept a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of post-baccalaureate, progressively responsible experience in software development).  This must include 3 years of experience in: working as a full-stack developer; analysis of product reference data such as common error patterns; building data models using tools such as PowerDesigner or SQL Server Management Studio; software development for version control and continuous integration using tools such as Bit Bucket; use of analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems; and working as a member of a team; 2 years of experience in: development of complex queries to build reports using reporting and analytical tools including Apache Spark, Hadoop Big Data, Elastic Search, Java, and/or SQL; and use of software design and testing principles; and any level of experience in: development of Java applications including external Application Programming Interfaces (APIs); development of data warehousing applications on databases such as Oracle and/or Netezza, Web Services, and development of data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) procedures; UI development (Javascript frameworks). 


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:  North America-US - Oldsmar, FL 


SCHEDULE:  Full-time


Travel: No



Nearest Major Market: Tampa