Europe / Germany / / München

Technology & Engineering

#: 97158-en_US / 97158



Nielsen is the largest media market research company in the world, tracking what people in over 100 countries have of preferences The media consumer world is changing at an unprecedented rate where media and commerce collide. At Nielsen, we focus on providing our customers with useful, practical, and meaningful tools to help them make strategic business decisions every day.
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Start-Up spirit and the scale and security of a large enterprise don’t match? Think again!
Munich based Refined Labs GmbH started out in 2007 to help Advertisers invest their Marketing Budgets in the right places to reach their audience in the most efficient and effective way.
Fast forward to today, we are still a small 25 people office, but part of the internationally renown Nielsen family which shares the same passion.
Our Engineering teams are working with colleagues from Austin to Brisbane, with the main hubs being located in Chicago, Boston, Rotterdam, Munich and Kochi. From building green-field next-generation applications to making sure our successful existing products are ahead of the competition, we have a broad selection of tech stacks and roles to offer.


For those who want to expand their horizons, we support job rotations between teams. For those who want to dive deep, we offer enduring roles.
A good mix of personal interaction and remote work options allow our teams to be nimble and move fast.


Role is permanent, – full time employment, Monday to Friday


Location: Ideally in the greater Munich area (role can be home based, but will on occasion, post pandemic require office attendance 2 days/week)


Start date: Immediately when we have found the right candidate


Role/About this job


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our team in Munich, Germany. You will be working on the automation of processes, which help Nielsen clients to understand and make decisions on advertising campaigns across digital, mobile, TV, radio, print and cross-platform media.

You will be handling international marketing data and providing interfaces to prestigious external- and internal clients.

In a cloud based and automated environment, you create or enhance software services. Close communication with product management ensures data quality and alignment on expectations.
Common design patterns and industry standards are second nature to you. Developing complex applications? You’re up for that, too. You’ve honed your tech skills alongside your people skills and can clearly communicate technical concepts in a way that makes sense to anyone. You’re ready to put your experience to work and take ownership of projects on a global scale, without a lot of guidance—after all, you’re fluent in a few programming languages. You have the vision to strategize for the next generation of back-end services and processing engines that will drive tomorrow. You’ll power a better media future.




  • Write clean, concise, maintainable code and tests
  • Actively participate in team code reviews and enforce quality standards
  • Drive innovation and automation at every step, from coding to deployment
  • Promote and implement best practices in development and operations
  • Collaborate with product and other engineering teams


Desired experience/background and skills


  • 4-6 years of hands-on software engineering experience in Python, SQL and Distributed Systems
  • Experience in BigData Processing (Spark/Hadoop ecosystem) and Amazon Web Services will be considered an advantage.
  • A master’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or, as we recognize there isn’t one formula for success, equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency working in Linux environment
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines in a distributed environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences


What can we offer you as an employee of Nielsen


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a varied area of ​​responsibility and an open corporate culture with many development opportunities. Above all, our employees appreciate the ability to work independently in a motivated and very friendly team. Social responsibility, open communication and living our values ​​are not only on our website but also in our daily work.


Job application, additional information and questions

Please apply by using the “apply” link in this job advertisement, and kindly submit your CV in English.
We have a desire to fill this role as soon as possible, as soon as the right person has been found. For any questions, please contact responsible recruiter Jacob S. Madsen via e-mail or by phone: +44 77 33 26 48 33