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Nielsen Sr Software Engineer - AM-TECH-DA-38 in Bengaluru, India

About the role

  • This role will be part of a team that develops software interfaces with all the major TV streaming providers, and downloads tens of thousands of movies and TV shows from US and international platforms. This team is at the heart of Nielsen’s streaming measurement strategy, and is continually updating their software to adjust to the quickly evolving streaming environment.

  • The Sr. Software Engineer is ultimately responsible for delivering technical solutions: starting from the project's onboard until post launch support and including design, development, testing and user acceptance. It is expected to coordinate, support and work with multiple delocalized project teams in multiple regions. As a AWS Sr SW Engineer you will work on our video and meta-data capture systems, processing large audio files using proprietary algorithms to generate audio signatures/fingerprints Your role will involve designing, implementing, and maintaining robust, scalable solutions that leverage Java and Python/SQL code that is optimized for the AWS platform. You will play a key role in shaping the technical direction of our projects and mentoring other team members.


  • System Deployment:Design and build new features in the existing video and meta-data asset capture and processing systems.CI/CD Implementation:Design and implement CI/CD pipelines for automated build, test, and deployment processes.Ensure continuous integration and delivery of features, improvements, and bug fixes.Code Quality and Best Practices:Enforce coding standards, best practices, and design principles.Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to maintain high code quality.Performance Optimization:Identify and address performance bottlenecks in both client-side and data upload components.Optimize applications for remote/unassisted installation.Mentorship and Collaboration:Mentor junior engineers, providing guidance on technical aspects and best practices.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure a cohesive and unified approach to software development.Security and Compliance:Implement security best practices for all tiers of the system.Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations related to AWS platform security.

Key skills

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.Proven experience, minimum 5 years, software development expertise on the AWS platformExperienced with scripting languages such as PythonGood experience with SQL and a database system such as PostgresMinimum of 2 years developing and deploying application to the AWS cloud, preferable using Lambda functions Strong understanding of CI/CD principles and tools. GitLab a plusGood problem-solving and debugging skills.Good communication and collaboration skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts and align organization on decisionsSound problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simplyAble to innovative solutions within a group

Other desirable skills

  • Knowledge of networking principles and security best practices.AWS certificationsJava experience helpfulExperience with Test Automation suites using the Selenium framework