Europe / Germany / / München

Technology & Engineering

#: 98782-en_US / 98782



Nielsen is the largest media market research company in the world, tracking what people in over 100 countries have of preferences The media consumer world is changing at an unprecedented rate where media and commerce collide. At Nielsen, we focus on providing our customers with useful, practical, and meaningful tools to help them make strategic business decisions every day.


More about Nielsen Media:

Role is permanent, – full time employment, Monday to Friday


Location: Ideally in the greater Munich area (role can be home based, but will on occasion, post pandemic require office attendance 2 days/week)


Start date: Immediately when we have found the right candidate

Role/About this job


Around here we’re all “numbers” people, but it’s the 1s and 0s behind our data that make what we do possible. Software engineers strike a balance between precision and disruption, between reliability and innovation. Nielsen is a tech company powering a better media future for all people — and we couldn’t do it without our engineers.


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our team in Munich, Germany. You will be working on the automation of processes, which help Nielsen clients to understand and make decisions on advertising campaigns across digital, mobile, TV, radio, print and cross-platform media.

You will be handling international marketing data and providing interfaces to prestigious external- and internal clients.


In a cloud based and automated environment, you create or enhance software services. Close communication with product management ensures data quality and alignment on expectations.


Common design patterns and industry standards are second nature to you. Developing complex applications? You’re up for that, too. You’ve honed your tech skills alongside your people skills and can clearly communicate technical concepts in a way that makes sense to anyone. You’re ready to put your experience to work and take ownership of projects on a global scale, without a lot of guidance—after all, you’re fluent in a few programming languages. You have the vision to strategize for the next generation of back-end services and processing engines that will drive tomorrow. You’ll power a better media future.




  • Write clean, concise, maintainable code and tests

  • Actively participate in team code reviews and enforce quality standards

  • Drive innovation and automation at every step, from coding to deployment

  • Promote and implement best practices in development and operations

  • Collaborate with product and other engineering teams



Desired experience/background and skills


  • 4-6 years of hands-on software engineering experience in Python, SQL and Distributed Systems
  • Experience in BigData Processing (Spark/Hadoop ecosystem) and Amazon Web Services will be considered an advantage.
  • A master’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or, as we recognize there isn’t one formula for success, equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency working in Linux environment
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines in a distributed environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences



What can we offer you as an employee of Nielsen Media

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a varied area of ​​responsibility and an open corporate culture with many development opportunities. Above all, our employees appreciate the ability to work independently in a motivated and very friendly team. Social responsibility, open communication and living our values ​​are not only on our website but also in our daily work.


Job application, additional information and questions


Please apply by using the “apply” link in this job advertisement, and kindly submit your CV in English.

We have a desire to fill this role as soon as possible, as soon as the right person has been found. For any questions, please contact responsible recruiter Jacob S. Madsen via e-mail or by phone: +44 77 33 26 48 33