North America / United States / NY / New York City

Data Science

#: 106464-en_US / 106464



Cloud DevOps Engineer – 106464

Data Science – USA New York, New York 


Cloud DevOps Engineer



The Cloud Devops Engineer will be part of the Platform and Tools team within Nielsen’s Data Science organization. The primary goal of the Cloud Devops Engineer will be to enable Data Science to leverage cloud resources in day-to-day work. This will be accomplished by evolving the framework from which Data Science operates, developing tooling to lower the barrier to entry for new cloud services, as well as influencing best practices in the software development life-cycle.


  • Architect solutions for Data Science leveraging cloud technologies

  • Update current tech stack for various teams within Data Science to scale and use cloud resources efficiently

  • Assess user workloads to determine which cloud services can and should be applied

  • Implement CI processes and Cloud solutions framework

  • Coordinate with Engineering teams to ensure standard operating procedures are followed with regards to PII, security, and cost tracking 

  • Work with internal data providers to grant and ensure access to data

  • Keep up to date with new cloud services and how they may be leveraged across Data Science

  • Troubleshoot and Support user issues as they arise

  • Manage projects consisting of cross functional teams including data science, engineering, and product leadership


  • Degree in Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other Quantitative field of study

  • 3 to 5 years experience with Linux/Unix like systems

  • 3 to 5 years experience with Python, Bash or other scripting language

  • 3 to 5 years working knowledge of CICD pipeline setup with either Jenkins/Gitlab

  • 2 to 3 years of experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop / Spark /  EMR

  • 2 to 3 years of experience with containerization frameworks

  • Detailed knowledge of key AWS services such as EC2, S3, IAM etc.

  • Hands on experience designing and building out the foundational infrastructure in AWS (VPC’s, subnets, Route 53 set up, ELB’s, IAM Roles & Policies)

  • Expert with Infrastructure as code concepts and hands on experience with Ansible, Terraform, or Cloud Formation.

  • Strong knowledge of software version control (Git/BitBucket/Gitlab) in a collaborative environment.

  • Familiarity with SQL and databases

  • Knowledge of JIRA,Confluence, G suite/ google apps.

  • Knowledge of additional cloud providers (Azure / GCP) a plus

  • Knowledge of Jenkins/Airflow

  • Exceptional problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Well organized and capable of handling multiple mission critical projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines



As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: Remote, , , 

Travel:  No