North America / United States / FL / Tampa – Oldsmar

Technology & Engineering

#: 100003-en_US / 100003



Principal Architect

 (Job Location: Oldsmar, FL) – (Job ID #100003)


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 providing direction and overseeing Sybase Database Tower Team and providing hands on technical expertise for database solutions. Responsible for designing, developing and administering cloud database solutions. Designing, installing and maintain on premises the relational database manage systems (RDBMS). Developing, reviewing, and optimizing SQL code for RDBMS. Migrating legacy Sybase database systems from on premises to cloud native systems. Managing enterprise data security. Assisting with legal compliance and audits for critical and protected data in cloud and on premises database systems.  Managing backup and recovery solutions for enterprise database systems. Architect highly available replication solutions using Sybase Replication, SQL Server replication, and Oracle golden gate. Administering license provisioning for all database management systems and products. Tools used: S3 storage, Hive, Hadoop, Spark, Scala, Python, Airflow, Sybase ASE, Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle. Involves the opportunity to telecommute from within the Oldsmar, FL area for up to 3 days per week, as feasible.




Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in computer science, engineering, or a related field with an information technology focus plus five (5) years of post-baccalaureate, progressively responsible experience in managing database solutions. Five (5) years of experience required with: designing, developing, and supporting highly available database management systems; transforming legacy RDBMS systems into cloud native big data platforms; managing personally identifiable information (PII) on premise and in cloud environments; and optimizing application and database code for optimal performance. Three (3) years of experience required with: utilizing in Cloud Native Application Architectures; designing and developing cloud native data architectures; optimizing cloud architectures for optimal cost and performance; building Data Lakes on AWS S3 with HMS; and utilizing Big Data solutions including Spark, Hive, Python, and Hadoop. One (1) year of experience required with utilizing Scala. Involves the opportunity to telecommute from within the Oldsmar, FL area for up to 3 days per week, as feasible.


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