Nielsen Global Connect
Chicago, IL

Director of Technology (Retail Application Development) at Nielsen Global Connect

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HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

As a Director of Technology, you will be at the core of Nielsen’s future. You can expect to go deep on our tech stack, and wide across multiple products in your business segment, all while leading a best in class team. In summary, you will be playing a key part in the delivery of critical programs that are strategically aligned to our overall business strategy and objectives.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Drive delivery and end-to-end management of large-scale, business-impacting initiatives
  • Support and lead technical conversations, including architecture review, code review, and the SDLC process
  • Lead globally distributed technology teams through programs and projects that create, enhance or maintain applications, platforms, and/or technology systems and processes
  • Engage with product and business leaders to understand business needs and translate these needs into executable solutions, while managing expectations, gathering requirements, and managing the RFP process for large-scale programs
  • Establish strong relationships with key internal Clients, CoEs and other stakeholders
  • Continuously drive process improvements
  • Manage, coach, and foster the development of our technical talent

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s in computer science or related field
  • 15+ years experience in technology roles; including experience in Software Engineering, delivery, and architecture/design
  • 6+ years experience leading large scale, global application and/or platform development  teams, preferably using Cloud native technologies
  • Prior hands on experience in full stack development, building scalable enterprise platforms
  • Led cross-functional, highly distributed teams through the execution of large scale projects, preferably in an agile environment
  • Designed and built multithreaded distributed systems
  • Advanced understanding of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability and availability
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What are Nielsen Global Connect Perks + Benefits

Nielsen Global Connect Benefits Overview

As a global employer, we’re able to influence the health and wellness of our 45,000 associates and their families—that’s a big responsibility that we take very seriously. Our innovative “The Whole You” program is built around four pillars of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, and social & environmental. You can learn more about the benefits and programs we offer in the U.S. here: http://nlsn.co/60021wkJe

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Acme Co. provides Backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 24 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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