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Senior Software Engineer

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Job Details
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Company Name
The Nielsen Company (US), LLC
Physical Address
200 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60606
Job Description

MULTIPLE OPENINGS: Gather, analyze and convert business requirements into AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud-based solutions. Build and test Cloud-based applications for
new and existing backend systems to help development teams migrate them to the Cloud. Guide and support team members in managing existing and developing new Cloud applications. Design and build multi-tenant systems capable of loading and transforming a large volume of structured and semi-structured fast-moving data. Build platform reusable code and components that can be used by multiple project teams. Develop and provide RESTful web services to integrate with other systems and platforms. Provide Cloud integration development support to various internal project teams. Maintain and document standards, best practices and design/architecture patterns. 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. Oversee (without supervisory authority) up to 2 software engineers. Involves the opportunity to telecommute from within the Chicago, IL area, up to 1 day per week, as feasible. Involves domestic travel, up to 3 times per year, for 2-5 days per trip. Tools and technologies used: AWS, Hortonworks Distribution for Hadoop, YARN, Hive, Impala, Sqoop, MapReduce, Luigi, Java, Python, Scala, SQL, Spark SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Airflow, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, Git, RESTful Microservices, Docker Containers, Linux, EC2, AWS Glue, AWS Athena, and AWS EMR.

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