Nielsen is hiring a
Big Data Engineer ( Java/Scala and SQL)

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Bangalore, India

At Nielsen, we believe that career growth is a partnership. You ultimately own, fuel and set the journey. By joining our team of nearly 14,000 associates, you will become part of a community that will help you to succeed. We champion you because when you succeed, we do too. Embark on a new initiative, explore a fresh approach, and take license to think big, so we can all continuously improve. We enable your best to power our future. 

About the role:
As an Associate Software Developer, you will be a contributor of a Scrum/DevOps team focusing on analyzing, developing, testing, and supporting highly complex application software build on Big Data 
Your primary objective is to ensure project goals are achieved and are aligned with business objectives.  You will also work closely with your Scrum team and program team to test, develop, refine and implement quality software in production via standard Agile methodologies.

Assist in building and testing Cloud-based applications for new and existing backend systems to help facilitate development teams to migrate to the cloud with an emphasis on quality, best-practice coding standards, and cost-effectiveness 
Build platform reusable code and components that could be used by multiple project teams. 
Provide cloud integration development support to various project teams. 
Leverage modern design patterns and architectural principles to build platform reusable code and components that can be used across projects and teams
Write both unit and integration tests, and develop automation tools for daily tasks
Support product owner in defining future stories and tech lead in defining technical requirements for new initiatives
Build rapid technical prototypes for early customer validation of new technologies
Collaborate effectively with Data Science to understand, translate, and integrate methodologies into engineering build pipelines 
Collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to align development objectives with broader business goals

Key Skills:
Domain Expertise
Up to 3 years of hands-on software development with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or similar field
Understanding of cloud architecture / cloud implementation principles
Familiarity with storage, network, computer services, multi-zone, region-based design
A quick learner, who can pick up new technologies, program languages and frameworks in a short span of time

Technical Skills:
Mid level Experience in software development using programming languages & tools/services: Java or Python or Scala and SQL.
Experience in big data processing tools/languages using Spark Scala is a plus
Knowledge on Unix/Linux OS, commands, shell scripting, python, JSON, YAML.
Knowledge of AWS S3, PostgreSQL or MySQL 
Agile scrum experience in application development 
Understanding of Gitlab /Bitbucket.
Knowledge in Compute: EC2, EMR, AWS Lambda is a plus
Exposure to orchestration tools such as Apache Airflow or similar is a plus
Deployment and automation: Terraform, Cloud Formation is a plus.
AWS Certification is a plus.


Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $15,000 - $20,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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