Senior Software Engineer API

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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.
 Write complex code to develop scalable, flexible and user-friendly applications 
 Design/develop highly available, low-latency, cloud-native Java applications (Azure is a
 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
 Evaluate technologies we can leverage, including open-source frameworks, libraries,
and tools
 Ensure the maintainability and quality of code

 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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • JenkinsLanguages
    • GitLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • AirflowFrameworks
    • SonarQubeFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • HiveFrameworks
    • PrometheusFrameworks


Our office is located in the heart of the Loop, easily accessible to multiple Metra & 'L' stops (brown, orange, pink, purple, red, & blue lines!)

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:

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
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) 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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