Europe / Poland / / Warsaw

Technology & Engineering

#: 86361-en_US / 86361



Principal Software Developer – 86361

Technology and Engineering – Poland Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship 

Before we get into things further, thank you for taking the time to review this role and for taking an interest @Nielsen


A bit about this role!


A great opportunity to drive innovative solutions within the platform, to establish common components, while allowing customization of solutions for different products.

How could you help us do this?

Understand the enterprise architecture within the context of existing platforms, services and strategic direction. 

Implement end-to-end solutions with sound technical architecture, in Big Data analytics framework along with customized solutions that are scalable, with primary focus on performance, quality, maintainability, cost and testability. 

What kind of work would you be doing?


  • Develop design specifications, continuous build and deployment strategy to drive Agile methodology. Recommend changes on project design concepts to improve efficiency. 

  • Coach and mentor junior developers on design and technical issues, and support development of systems where needed. 

  • Setup and manage expectations with upstream and downstream scrums involved as well as with consultants that are part of the scrum

  • Good communication and collaboration skills with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Ability to analyze and tackle performance and scalability problems

  • Deep understanding of Agile and DevOps development processes and supporting tools (TDD, CI/CD, etc.)


What achievements should you have so far?


You will have taken pride in conducting hands- on development of data analytics in line with reporting needs as reference implementation for the team. 

Been passionate about verifying accuracy, performance, scalability, stability, cost-effectiveness and maintainability of team delivery. 

Perform hands-on technology spikes following standard architecture, design patterns and company policies, standards and best practices. 


What about you?


  • Solid experience designing and developing microservices architectures around reporting/data analytics 

  • Service oriented architecture; Kubernetes/Docker; Scala or Java based distributed processing; 

  • Big data using noSQL like Spark in developing distributed processing applications; 

  • Continuous integration (CI) / continuous delivery (CD) pipeline using Gitlab/Jenkins,

  • Experience with the Amazon Web Services ecosystem (more specifically ECS/EKS, RDS, S3 etc) 

  • Experience with automation technologies such as Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, or CloudFoundry.

  • Demonstrated ability to architect pluggable, reusable platform components pertinent to data analytics and ingestion technologies

Demonstrated knowledge of software development technology, principles, methods, tools, and 

practices and industry standards and trends; and current web and database technologies


What will you get in return?


Libraries, frameworks, containerization, data abstraction, object relational model, cloud, on premises.
We have different technologies in our scope, and while you won’t be using all of them, we do value experience and expertise when making technological decisions. Convince the team, or let the team convince you. Be ready to learn and to teach.

Heard enough?


What are you waiting for?  We are waiting for you…

Apply now!



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Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Warsaw,Masovian Voivodeship 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No