Software Developer (DevOps/Java)

Software Developer (DevOps/Java) - 25533

Technology and Engineering - USA Columbia, Maryland 

Nielsen‘s mission is to help marketers and media companies measure and improve advertising performance by accurately reporting on what consumers watch, see, or hear (whether on television, the web, in print, or on the radio).

As part of the Nielsen Audio Call Center Application Development team, you will be responsible for transforming our current technologies utilizing the latest technologies and DevOps framework, while continuing to delivery high quality products to our internal and external clients.

As a Software Developer, you will be expected to bring new and fresh ideas to the company and its solutions. The ideal candidate will collaborate with other developers, architects, and analysts in creating solutions that meet Nielsen’s business requirements and achieve high quality, and speed-to-market solutions. Candidate must be able to work closely with product managers, project managers, architects, other developers, DBA’s and the business stakeholders to develop the solutions and have flexibility to work across multiple time zones. This requires a self-managed strongly technical candidate that can take special projects from inception to completion.


  • Responsible for analyzing, developing, testing and supporting highly complex application software:

    • Perform data analysis on reference data and apply software design principles to satisfy application requirements.

    • Develop highly complex software code, which is maintainable, and easy to use.

      • Ability to develop code based on complex technical business rules

      • Ability to develop Scripting code for online Web Survey and calling survey’s

      • Ability to transition legacy systems to Web Application

      • Ability to create working prototypes

    • Develop and execute application test plans, analyze test results, and make appropriate revisions to ensure the applications function as specified.

    • Ability to manage multiple highly visible projects concurrently, working with technical project/program managers and cross functional teams.

    • Provide support to internal users and support staff

    • Work as part of an Agile / DevOps development team

    • Ability to learn vendor proprietary systems and tools to assist with updates to existing systems and transformation into newer technologies


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline ,2 plus minimum  years of experience in hands on software development

  • Experience developing applications using Java, .Net or Python (2+ years) and working knowledge of Oracle

  • Use of analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems.

  • Strong development skills

  • Experience in working on  Agile software development teams

    • Scrum/Kanban methodologies

  • Experience in working on DevOps(CI/CD) development team

    • Working knowledge of Automated Build, integration, test  and deployment tools.

  • Ability to build good relationships with peers, business partners and clients

  • Experience working with Onshore and offshore vendor partners


  • Experience in AWS (Amazon Web Services).

  • Experience in software development tools for version control and continuous integration using tools such as BitBucket/Git, Jenkins and other Continuous Integration tools

  • Experience in Atlassian toolsets

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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:  Columbia,Maryland 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No 

Full time
Columbia, MD 21044, US