North America / United States / MD / Columbia

Technology & Engineering

#: 75403-en_US / 75403

Regular

Full-Time

Senior Software Developer (Multiple Openings)

 

 (Job Location: Columbia, MD) – (Job ID #75403)

 

Founded in 1923, Nielsen is the global authority on the consumer.  We help over 20,000 clients, from Coca-Cola to Walmart to Apple to Disney, in 105 countries understand consumers and grow their businesses, every day.  The company is organized into two areas: What Consumers Watch, serving media, telecom and tech industries; and What Consumers Buy, serving consumer goods, retail, financial services and automotive industries. 

In this role, you will be responsible for:

 

Responsible for analyzing, developing, testing and supporting highly complex analytics and transaction application software for audio measurement, including sampling, and radio station decoding and management: 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 and 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 developers, who construct, test, install, and maintain software applications, including delegating and reviewing work, and mentoring. Provide project updates to management. Tools used: Java, JavaScript, user interface (UI) technologies (JSON, AJAX and XML), Objective-C, PL/SQL, Web Services, GIT and Atlassian tool suite.

 

FOR THIS ROLE, WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE:

 

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field with an information 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). This must include 3 years of experience in/with: use of master data management principles; use of software design and testing principles; analysis of product reference data such as common error patterns; development of Java applications; development of UI components using UI technologies such as JavaScript, JSON, AJAX, and/or XML technologies; PL/SQL; Web Services; software development tool suite such as GIT and/or Atlassian; use of analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems; and working as a member of a team.

 

 

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About Nielsen:

 

Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy.  Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content – video, audio, and text – is consumed.  The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

 

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance.  Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population.  For more information, visit www.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:  North America-US-Columbia, MD

ORGANIZATION:  

SCHEDULE:  Full-time

SHIFT:  Day