Nielsen Global Connect
Chicago, IL

Senior Software Engineer API at Nielsen Global Connect

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We are looking for a Mid-Level Engineer to work on our Connect Platform, our unified, open, and global data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure. You’ll join our CDM team of awesome engineers writing code to develop applications and APIs using Java, Spring Boot, CI/CD, Apache NiFi, Mongo, Postgres, and Snowflake, among others in our tech stack.

So what is CDM, you ask, and why is it so cool? Central Data Management is Nielsen’s knowledge repository of all Datasets we produce to enable our clients achieve their objectives with timely insights. CDM provides us with consistent standards, stability and automation required for speed to market and great client experience.

Interested in what your project will be? Read on!

Your day will be filled with complex projects, working with our co-located agile team to build Platform V3 for CDM, by moving towards cloud-native and low-latency technologies to thrill our customers. You’ll also get all the free coffee you can want, all day long.  We need engineers who are strong in software engineering fundamentals, and passionate
about learning and prototyping using cutting edge technologies to come join our team.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Write complex code to develop scalable, flexible and user-friendly applications 
  • Design/develop highly available, low-latency, cloud-native Java applications (Azure is a plus)
  • Develop highly efficient data access RESTful APIs against data stored Relational and No-SQL database
  • Leverage multiple first and third party data sources
  • Develop secure and highly performant services and APIs to provide robust and scalable Application/platform.
  • Evaluate technologies we can leverage, including open-source frameworks, libraries, and tools
  • Ensure the maintainability and quality of code

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WITH:

  • Solid hands on experience in Java Collections and micro services with Spring Boot
  • Experience in CI/CD Jenkins
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms and designing for performance, scalability and availability
  • Good knowledge in designing and building multithreaded distributed systems in agile software development practices and DevOps
  • Firm understanding on Data Modelling for Data Lake and business layers
  • Good knowledge in Big Data Platform for Real time, Near real time, Offline Analytics use cases

It would be great if you also have experience with ETL Tools, Apache NiFi, Mongo, Postgres and Snowflake.

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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
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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Product Design Associate Manager

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In this role, you will prioritize, define, and then build the tools to collect raw data from providers onto the Connect platform/lake as well as our web scraping data collection tools. You’ll collaborate with a team of product, technology (app dev and architecture), operations (data acquisition & delivery), data science, and commercial leaders to define product features and generate/maintain detailed requirements to ensure your product meets evolving client and industry needs. These tools will be used globally for Retailer and CPG/FMCG Manufacturers, from the largest companies in the world to small local ones. 

Senior Network Engineer

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Job Description SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER, CHICAGO YOU’LL BUILD TECH THAT EMPOWERS GLOBAL BUSINESSES Our Connect Technology teams are working on our new Connect platform, a unified, global, open data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure. Our clients around the world rely on Connect data and insights to innovate and grow. As a Senior Network Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and providing escalation support for the

SAP Ariba/P2P Tech Lead

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The Ariba/P2P Solution Architect’s primary responsibility is to partner with their business areas and provide technology solutions and services that help deliver Nielsen’s strategic mission and plans. This position will provide technical leadership to assist in the roll-out of ARIBA globally, retire legacy SAP SRM, administer, and maintain this ecosystem of application systems besides playing a key role in S/4 transformation for which planning is underway. 

Web Developing Team Intern

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Provide support to your team in the maintenance and development of web applications for data analysis and service management.  Become personally involved in the migration of existing web applications to more recent technology platforms using the most popular development languages. Continue improving and enhancing our highly successful products in the marketplace.

Lead Data Scientist

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You will be responsible for the research, design and development of advanced mathematical, machine learning and statistical algorithms, and for expanding our current analytical tools and capabilities.

Analytic Consulting Trainee

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The main responsibilities of this role is to provide service to clients through advisory work and detection of opportunities, responding timely and in quality to requests and with in-depth analysis of strategic variables for business.

Client Manager, Consumer Insights

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Nielsen is searching for a passionate and ambitious Client Manager for its Consumer Insights team to play a strategic role with senior team leaders while supporting and growing both existing and new client relationships. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the successful execution of customized quantitative and qualitative research studies across industries.

Client Manager

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Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward-thinking. Join Nielsen and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver, and the voice of Nielsen at our clients. When you join the Nielsen team, you’re signing up for an experience that requires flexibility, curiosity, and passion.

Associate Client Manager

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Chicago
6 days ago
+47
As an Associate Client Manager, you will perform essential tasks needed to support Nielsen’s client base, working directly with retail clients and Nielsen’s internal business units to drive client value. You will develop a partnership with your clients, and help them to make data-driven business decisions. You will embrace new tools and technology to increase the speed, efficiency, and accuracy of our insights.

Client Manager

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Develop and lead client teams through designing, selling, executing, and presenting analytic studies to meet the client’s research objectives. Penetrate and establish enduring client relationships with senior decision-makers at clients by demonstrating on-going value by driving client outcomes. Ensure pro-active insights and action-oriented solutions are delivered to clients. Develop expertise and ability to advise industry-leading clients on marketing plans and industry trends, participating in client discussions and presentations as applicable.

Client Manager

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Our work helps clients set pricing strategies, launch new products and determine what products you ultimately see on the shelf and online. Client Engagement team members are experts within their categories and Nielsen solutions and are viewed as trusted partners by our clients. Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward-thinking. Join the Client Engagement Manufacturing Team and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver, the voice of Nielsen at our clients. When you join the Nielsen team, you’re signing up for an experience that requires flexibility, curiosity, and passion.

Client Manager

Nielsen Global Connect
Remote
6 days ago
+47
Our work helps clients set pricing strategies, launch new products and determine what products you ultimately see on the shelf and online. Client Engagement team members are experts within their categories and Nielsen solutions and are viewed as trusted partners by our clients. Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward-thinking. Join the Client Engagement Manufacturing Team and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver, the voice of Nielsen at our clients. When you join the Nielsen team, you’re signing up for an experience that requires flexibility, curiosity, and passion.

Client Manager

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Remote
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+47
Lead client teams through designing, selling, executing, and presenting analytic studies to meet the client’s research objectives. Penetrate and establish enduring client relationships with senior decision-makers at clients by demonstrating on-going value by driving client outcomes. Ensure pro-active insights and action-oriented solutions are delivered to clients. Grow and develop with a team responsible for delivering against client commitments. Accountable for driving your business segment sales to meet revenue goals. Identify opportunities to collaborate across Nielsen teams and uncovers sales opportunities with clients.

Associate Manager Manufacturer Sales

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Service Delivery Manager

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1 week ago
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The Service Delivery Manager will contribute to the successful delivery by solving the technical challenges associated with regular processes that produce the solution. A strong candidate will proactively approach data and processes with analytic curiosity. This candidate will be a thought leader/developer for process efficiencies and capability enhancements that add value to the product.

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We are looking for a VP, Payroll Operations to join our fast paced corporate platforms organization. This position is responsible for the oversight of Global Payroll business processes operations. This includes managing Payroll processing operations of outsourced vendor, internal and external auditor’s requests, ensuring government payroll regulatory compliance, documenting payroll procedures. This position is responsible for global payroll strategy formulation and execution in various countries. This position requires a natural leader who can lead a team in a large, multi-country organization.

Machine Learning Engineer

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Manager, US Payroll Tax Operations

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Chicago
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Ensure the organization's compliance with local, state, and Federal tax withholding, remittance, and reporting. This also includes working closely with appropriate teams to ensure appropriate tax withholding methodologies are applied to employee equity, non-cash compensation, and supplemental compensation. Manage third-party vendor(s) that are responsible for the administration of the registration or closure of employment tax authorizations as well as the remittance and reporting of payroll tax. Guarantee all tax remittances, filings, and returns are accurate and accomplished on time to reduce tax obligations. Primary contact for payroll tax-related issues, troubleshoot, and resolve complex issues where considerable judgment is required. Coordinate and supervise the development and implementation of action plans to address issues or findings. Review summaries of process control findings, present issues to management. 

SAP Payroll Tech Delivery Lead

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The Corporate Platforms is looking for a Tech Delivery Lead to support our SAP HCM & Payroll environments, and peripheral systems that are involved to create the current and future platform. In this role you will be a key contributor to translating requirements provided by stakeholders and providing tasks and guidance to the developers and support teams. This role will support business enhancements as well as strategic initiatives.

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SAP/Salesforce Integration Tech Lead

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Chicago
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Experience in business process definition, requirements definition, solution architecture. Experience with writing Functional Specs for RICEFW. Strong interpersonal, oral, presentation, and written communication skills. Be able to interpret CRM/Salesforce requirements and turn them into SAP work threads. Develop and maintain methodologies and standards for application delivery and platform support. Develop a solution map for critical projects and review major deliverables for quality and standards alignment. Own the stability, security, modernization, and operations of the technology platforms supporting the Sales/Marketing organizations especially, Salesforce.

Product Manager

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Spark Developer

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Director, Tech Delivery - HR

Nielsen Global Connect
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Contract Analyst

Nielsen Global Connect
Chicago
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Director, Global Real Estate Workplace Strategies and Transformation

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This key role within the Nielsen Connect Global Real Estate & Facilities Team will oversee development and implementation of Workplace Strategies, Transformation and Space Analytics. This role will report to the VP of Global Real Estate and Facilities.  In this role, you will be an integral member of the Real Estate organization and will work with other pillars within the Global Real Estate Organization, as well as with Business Units, Finance, Legal, and other groups. 

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Nielsen Global Connect
Chicago
1 week ago
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