North America / Canada / ON / Markham /


#: 743999734880995 / 50241101

Mid-Senior Level


Job Description

Our Nielsen Brandbank team is one of the world's most trusted providers of digital product content, delivering an end to end solution for brands, retailers and wholesalers across the globe. Within Nielsen Brandbank Technology, we work diligently to provide best-in-class solutions, using an incremental delivery approach to develop new & existing products.

As a Nielsen Brandbank Lead Software Developer, you will work collaboratively alongside other development team members, Product Owners & Scrum Masters to realize business goals, while helping lead and mentor a local development team.  You will be using an incremental delivery approach, and be responsible for developing new and existing products by understanding and translating backlog items into solutions.

What you'll do

  • Work with the Scrum Master in coaching and mentoring other team members to help them embrace the Agile mindset
  • Approach work from an Agile mindset applying practices and principles wherever possible
  • Attend and participate in all Sprint events to achieve desired outcomes 
  • Interact with stakeholders/Product Owner to clarify requirements and provide input into the creation of User Stories  
  • Responsible for estimation, sprint planning and managing all their own tasks and reporting on progress
  • Collaborate closely with all team members to take a shared responsibility for the sprint backlog and the team’s success
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the team’s code – writing unit tests and conduct unit testing where applicable
  • Maintain broader code quality through peer code reviews 
  • Perform live releases in line with team release schedule 
  • Identify improvement opportunities to improve team processes and agree on actionable improvements
  • Provide 2nd/3rd line support within his/her domain environment
  • Be available, on a best endeavors basis, to support the resolution of Severity 1 and 2 incidents for applications owned by your team between 7am and 10pm local time on local working days as well as providing retrospective feedback

We're looking for people who have

  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring other more junior developers
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of work or equivalent professional qualification or experience
  • Strong hands on technical skills across some or all of the Microsoft Stack and other key technologies:
    • .NET (C# preferable)
    • MS Azure
    • Javascript / Typescript / React 
    • SQL Server
    • ASP, MVC, WPF
    • Unit Testing (NUnit, MSTest, Moq)
    • GIT
    • XML, JSON
  • Excited by technology, with up to date understanding of latest technologies
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies quickly
  • Familiarity and good experience with Agile development methodologies and the complete product lifecycle from inception to delivery
  • Good understanding of software architecture, issues and design
  • Good understanding of data and databases
  • Proven track record or working as part of a team to deliver software solutions to meet customer needs
  • Thorough and detailed approach with the ability to identify appropriate user/business solutions
  • Some experience of code reviews and coding standards
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • An analytical mind

About Nielsen Brandbank

With over 20 years experience and operating in 16 countries, Nielsen Brandbank is the content partner to brands, retailers and wholesalers across the globe, creating a rich online shopping experience, while minimising the cost and complexity for the industry. We are embedded within the global NielsenIQ brand, leveraging over 100 years of consumer intelligence and continuing to strive for perfection in the ever changing and demanding world of global eCommerce.

Nielsen Brandbank is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class. #LI-AK3