Europe / Italy / / Assago

Technology & Engineering

#: 102182-en_US / 102182



Software Developer


The context


Develop software solutions for the International TAM business. Specifically, the development of Nielsen’s production software for Television and Radio measurement, GUI and Quality Control solutions. In this role, it is expected that the candidate will help develop SW solutions using technologies/platforms such as Kafka, Kubernetes, Angular, NodeJS and Amazon AWS. The candidate is expected to work in partnership with other team members in a fast paced, agile environment. This requires not only the technical expertise that will be required but also collaboration and soft skills to work well in a team environment. 


The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated, technically savvy individual with strong experience in Full-Stack Web development.


Main responsibilities


  • Develop, test and document new software features required by the business
  • Become knowledgeable on existing software solutions in order to maintain them
  • Support migration from legacy solutions
  • Investigate application incidents for missing or incorrect functionality
  • Perform code reviews


The following skills are ‘must haves’ in this role:


  • 2-3 years of experience working on enterprise level software
  • Experience with Java, Python
  • Experience with Spring, SpringBoot, Hibernate, JSON, REST-based web services
  • Experience with Kafka, Debezium
  • Experience with frontend frameworks Angular, Angular Material
  • Experience with Cloud architecture (Eg: AWS)
  • Experience with DevOps and Automation Tools: Ansible, AWX, Jenkins, Docker/Compose, Nexus, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL or other relational databases, SQL and plpgsql languages
  • Knowledge of version control, particularly GitLab
  • Knowledge of application servers (Tomcat, Apache, Jetty, NGINX)
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and adapt to change
  • Good command of English
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective relationships with other stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Familiarity with software development methodology and release processes


Having these skills will make you stand out from the crowd:


  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS
  • Experience with Sencha ExtJS, Sencha GXT, GWT
  • Desirable knowledge of Shell scripting (bash)
  • Desirable knowledge of NoSQL databases (Eg: MongoDB, DynamoDB)
  • Desirable knowledge of NodeJS
  • Desirable knowledge of Microservice architectures
  • Desirable experience of Linux
  • Experience working on applications with large user-bases, scalability, and architectural design
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (e.g. Scrum)