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Software Engineer - Backend Developer (C#, .NET Core or Python, Spark and RDS Postgres)

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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. 

This position is responsible for analyzing, developing, testing, and supporting highly complex in-house data coding application software and services in AWS, Python/Spark or C# and Postgres. These software applications and ETL processes must be developed and maintained with high-quality standards and minimal defects. These data coding/ETL software applications are used within Nielsen Ad Intel business to harmonize and code advertisement related data such as: Television, Radio, Digital, Social, Search, Press, Cinema, Outdoor and other minor media. As part of this team you will have the opportunity to work in a young multicultural high performance environment that will give you the possibility to work with other teams in the Nielsen Media business space.

The Software Engineer is ultimately responsible for delivering technical solutions: starting from the project's onboard until post launch support and including development, testing and user acceptance. It is expected to coordinate, support and work with multiple delocalized project teams in multiple regions. As a C# .NET Core or Python Backend Developer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining scalable and distributed backend systems using C# and .NET Core or Python within a microservices architecture.

Responsibilities
  • Microservices Development:
  • Design, develop, and maintain microservices using C#. .NET Core or Python.
  • Implement and adhere to microservices architecture principles, ensuring independence, scalability, and resilience of services.

  • API Development:
  • Create and maintain RESTful APIs to facilitate communication between microservices and other components.
  • Ensure API security, performance, and adherence to best practices.

  • Database Design and Optimization:
  • Design and implement database schemas, ensuring efficient data storage and retrieval.
  • Optimize database queries and transactions for maximum performance.

  • Backend Architecture:
  • Work closely with architects and frontend developers to contribute to the overall backend architecture and design decisions.
  • Integrate AI into workflows.
  • Implement and adhere to coding standards and best practices.

  • Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with frontend developers, DevOps engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of frontend and backend components.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to understand requirements, provide updates, and troubleshoot issues.

  • Code Quality and Testing:
  • Write clean, well-documented, and maintainable code following best practices.
  • Conduct thorough unit testing and participate in code reviews to ensure code quality.

  • Performance Optimization:
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks in the backend code.
  • Optimize applications for scalability, responsiveness, and resource utilization.

  • Security Implementation:
  • Implement security best practices at both the code and infrastructure levels.
  • Collaborate with security teams to address potential vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with security standards.

  • Version Control and CI/CD:
  • Utilize version control systems (e.g., Git) to manage source code.
  • Work with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to automate the deployment process.

  • Key Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in backend development using C# and .NET Core, minimum 3 years.
  • Python/Spark experience on AWS EMR.
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture and distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with AI.
  • Strong understanding of database design and optimization.
  • Several years of experience with relational databases, preferred with Postgres
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience with API development and RESTful principles.
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Azure or AWS.
  • Good understanding of version control systems, especially Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Must have a CAN-DO attitude
  • Strong understanding of SOLID principles.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts and align organization on decisions
  • Utilizes team collaboration to create innovative solutions efficiently
  • Expert ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems.

  • 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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