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Lead Software Engineer - Platform & Tools

The Nielsen Company
Tampa, FL 33602
  • Job Code
    48859-en_US

Lead Software Engineer - Platform & Tools-48859



Data Science-USATampa, Florida



Nielsen is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. An S&P 500 company, Nielsen has operations in over 100 countries, covering more than 90% of the world's population.





As a Lead Software Engineer, you will leverage your past experience building and managing production platforms to lead and oversee platform and software development in Nielsen Data Science.





Responsibilities:





  • Work within the Data Science organization to exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience in data engineering, software development, cloud infrastructure, and automation.

  • Drive technical solutions to complex business problems. From lightweight automation to designing and building robust/scalable solutions. Strong focus on optimization.

  • Contributing to team discussions around architecture and software development lifecycle.

  • Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices.





What kind of engineer are we looking for?





  • Degree in Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other Quantitative field of study

  • 5+ years of data engineering experience / software development experience

  • Expert knowledge of Python or Scala, and Spark

  • Expert knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem

  • Strong knowledge of CentOS, Ubuntu, Redhat and Windows Operating Systems

  • Expert knowledge of LINUX Shell Scripting and Windows PowerShell

  • Experienced with AWS / Azure and Infrastructure as Code

  • Strong knowledge of Git workflows, particularly in a collaborative environment

  • Exceptional problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Well organized and capable of handling multiple mission critical projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines

  • Self-motivated and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment





Nice to have



  • Experience with ETL pipelining and data warehousing

  • Familiarity with Airflow, Ansible, Docker, Terraform or Kubernetes is a plus

  • Experience with relational database management systems (RDBMS) and knowledge of SQL

  • Manage projects consisting of cross functional teams including data science, engineering, and product leadership



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About Nielsen:



Nielsen Holdingsplc(NYSE:NLSN) is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand whats happening now, whats happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation,continually developing new ways to answer the most important questions facing the media, advertising, retail and fast-moving consumer goods industries. An S&P 500 company, Nielsen has operations in over 100countries, covering more than 90% of the worlds population. For more information, visitwww.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:Tampa,Florida



Secondary Locations:FL - Tampa - Oldsmar, , ,



Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time







Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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