Principal Engineer (PLSQL)

  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Technology and Engineering

Job Description

Principal engineer - Chennai/ Pune


The #NielsenIQ technology teams are working on building a unified, global, open data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure. Our clients around the world rely on #NielsenIQ data and insights to innovate and grow. We are looking for an experienced Oracle PL/SQL expert to be part of our Technology hub in India to build, maintain and transform our factory systems, that are critical to the business. 


  • Design & develop solutions using Oracle PL/SQL as an individual contributor 
  • Own end-to-end solution design for several application components 
  • Provide epic-level estimates and drive delivery to meet expectations 
  • Write complex, maintainable code to develop scalable data processing engine 
  • Provide solutions to improve process quality, understand emerging technologies, standards and best practices in cross platform development 
  • Demonstrate mastery in applying concepts, and methodologies to innovative solutions 
  • Can work autonomously, and solve complex challenges, applying mastery and demonstrating expertise in their domain 
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies and frameworks to maximize efficiency 
  • Act as tech mentor for the team 


  • 12+ years of experience in Oracle PL/SQL and advanced SQL programming 
  • Expertise leveraging collections, data partitioning, query tuning/ performance tuning 
  • High proficiency in a technology stream and can quickly adapt/upskill to new technologies 
  • Proven track record in designing solutions to solve business problems 
  • Good experience working with large data sets with hands-on technology skills to design and build robust data processing engine using industry standard frameworks 
  • Hands-on configuration management, monitoring, performance tuning of database operations 
  • Ability to foster an environment of innovation, experimentation and inclusion in solving problems, seeking and embracing diversity of thought 
  • Ability to successfully build relationships with stakeholders and navigate complex social environments 
  • Build relationships with other teams and lead component integration & E2E validation 
  • Experience working on Java and cloud platforms would be a bonus 
  • Engineering degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field 

Additional Information

  • Enjoy a flexible and rewarding work environment with peer-to-peer recognition platforms. 
  • Recharge and revitalize with help of wellness plans made for you and your family. 
  • Plan your future with financial wellness tools. 
  • Stay relevant and upskill yourself with career development opportunities. 

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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