Europe / Switzerland / / Lugano

Technology & Engineering

#: 104802-en_US / 104802



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Please note this role is located in Lugano, Switzerland why it require role holder to be resident in Lugano and/or live within commutable distance, able to attend the Lugano office 2-3 times/week. 


Come and become part of the world of Media of tomorrow:


We’re in tune with what the world is watching, and have of media preferences.  If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation. 
We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all, and across a large range of products and solutions, from Metadata solutions like Gracenote, through to our specialist Nielsen Sports teams and our multitude of other products and solutions We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless.

More about us:


Summary of role: 


This is a role which sit at a very critical point within the Nielsen Total Audience Measurement and Cross Media solutions, where we construct the solutions driving our deep wider media landscape data collection, reporting and analysis. This team operate globally supporting Nielsen entities across the world, and consist of highly skilled and experienced team of subject matter experts, some of whom been doing their job for a long time, meaning substantial maturity/experiences.
Taking a hands-on approach to coordinating, supporting and working directly with multiple teams in multiple regions starting from the project’s planning and execution until post-launch support and covering development, testing and user acceptance

Role Overview

The iMedia Software Architecture team of Nielsen has teams operating in Lugano, and Australia is where we work on the application architecture for our across 30+ countries Total Audience Measurement solutions, – meaning where we measure and report on the TV/radio and media streaming viewing/listening prefences of entire populations. 
Software Architecture execute on the specific needs the country teams have, whether being small fixes, through to  larger legacy application devlopments and updates.   
Software Architecture is due to the nature of applications we become involved with about problem solving, being creative and in collaboration with colleagues across software architecture and development execution ensure that we successfully reach the objectives set for being able to execute across the multitude of solutions we apply in our markets. As such this is a Software Architecture role like few others, – diverse, – challenging, demanding and exciting. 
Our tech stack is under constant development, – why this role also require a certain level of ability to adapt, – learn new skills and to grow as our product and solution offerings evolve. 


Daily duties 


  • Collaborating with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications
  • Using tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product
  • Developing high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers
  • Support development team with low level design 

The ideal profile for this role will posess these elements: 


  • Proven experience as  “software architect”
  • Experience in software development and coding in various languages, focus on: C#, .NET, C++; Java is a plus
  • Knowledge of UML and other modeling methods
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail


In addition it will be a plus if also having:


Background and experences with:
Cloud architecture, focus on AWS
Statistical background
Big Data 

What can we offer you as a Nielsen employee


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a varied and demanding area of ​​responsibility as well as an open corporate culture with numerous 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 ​​can be found not only on our homepage, but also in everyday work.

Application, additional information or questions


Please apply through submittal of an application letter and CV in English using the link in this job advertisement. If you have any further questions, please contact the recruiter responsible for this role. Mr Madsen email:
Please note that we are unable to offer any kind of visa or work-permit sponsorship/assistance for this role.