North America / United States / FL / Tampa – Oldsmar

Technology & Engineering

#: 90607-en_US / 90607



Senior Software Developer

Job Location: Oldsmar, FL – Job ID #90607


Nielsen Global Media collects billions of data points on what consumers watch and buy. We study consumers in more than 100 countries, and help our clients globally identify unmet needs, develop new products and deliver them in an engaging way.  We are constantly evolving, not only in terms of where we measure, or who we measure, but in how our insights can help drive profitable growth. 


Analyze, design, develop, test, implement and document software applications and platforms for Nielsen’s Television Audience Measurement (TAM) solutions: Collaborate with Technology & Architect Leaders to develop plans for building platform and application solutions that address the company’s technology strategies. Design, develop and build multi-tenant platforms capable of processing voluminous structured and semi-structured data. Build reusable platforms that can be used by multiple project teams for highly-complex or business-critical applications. Deliver proven best practices for resiliency, scalability, optimization and security that utilize Cloud technologies/assets, and facilitate Cloud integration goals for internal business units. Assist business units in performance optimization, troubleshooting and problem resolution. Tools and technologies used: Java, Scala, PL/SQL, Bash, JBoss, Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP, SOA, RedHat, CentOS Linux, Python, Cloudera Hadoop, YARN, Impala, Hive, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS), REST, Bitbucket, GitLab, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Spark, Spark optimization, Airflow, Scala, and Kubernetes.




Minimum requirements:  Master’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related field with an information technology focus (foreign equivalent degree acceptable) plus 3 years of experience in software development (would also accept a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of post-baccalaureate, progressively responsible experience in software development). This must include: 3 years of experience in/with: enterprise platform architecture and design, and implementation for big data processing platforms including Java; and Hadoop and PostGreSQL. 2 years of experience in/with: Microservices design and implementation, AWS, Jenkins, CentOS, Bitbucket, GitLab, Docker, Spark Optimization, Spark, Scala and Python. 1 year of experience in/with: AWS Athena.


As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 


Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  


Nielsen 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.



JOB TYPE:  Regular

PRIMARY LOCATION:  North America-US – Oldsmar, FL


SCHEDULE:  Full-time


Travel: No