Senior Engineer

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

Job Description

Our NielsenIQ Technology teams are working on our new “Discover” platform, a unified, global, open data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure. Our clients around the world rely on NielsenIQ’s data and insights to innovate and grow. 

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be part of a team of smart, highly skilled technologists who are passionate about learning and prototyping cutting-edge technologies. Right now our platform is based in C++, Java, Spring Boot, snowflake, PostgreSQL and we continue to adopt the best of breed in cloud-native, low-latency technologies. As part of the team you will be  doing the development and you will shape a scalable, reliable, efficient application which handles very large volume of data .Your work will keep NielsenIQ on the cutting edge and guide our technology teams to success.  

What you’ll do 

  • Write Java, SQL, Snowflake, PostgreSQL code  to add functionality to our platform 
  • Strong working knowledge in Azure 
  • Build out an event driven, microservices architecture using both serverless technologies and RESTful, Spring Boot APIs  
  • Model complex product data and work with multiple data database, including Sybase, PostgreSQL 
  • Pair with and mentor other engineers to provide highly-valuable and innovative products to our customers 
  • Approach work from an Agile mindset applying practices and principles wherever possible 
  • Participate and begin to lead in defining backlog and requirements clarification for various technology projects. Meet weekly with your manager 1:1 to keep the lines of communication flowing and ensure your performance and development is on track 
  • Explore and evaluate new technologies. 
  • Develop reference implementations demonstrating NielsenIQ’s architectural guidelines. 
  • Use your in-depth knowledge of cloud technology to analyze critical technical challenges.  



  • 8+ years’ experience in technology roles, including software engineering and development 
  • 5+ years’ experience developing software in one or more popular programming languages; e.g., C++, JavaScript, Python, or Java; ideally full-stack development experience 
  • 3+ years experience is writing stored procedure and complex queries  
  • Experience in Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins and Bitbucket/Git. 
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Azure  
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly 
  • Excellent English communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface across cross-functional technology teams and the business  
  • Minimum B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field 


  • Snowflake, Data Analytics, In-Memory Database experience 

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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