Tech Lead - Backend Java

Tech Lead - Backend Java

NielsenIQ | Chennai, TN, IN

Posted 10 days ago

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Description

Company Description


About NielsenIQ


NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.


NielsenIQ 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 Description


Tech Lead


Our NielsenIQ Technology teams are working on our new “Discover” platform, a unified, global, open data ecosystem powered by Microsoft Azure. Our clients around the world rely on NielsenIQ’s data and insights to innovate and grow.


As a Software Tech Lead, you’ll be part of a team of smart, highly skilled technologists who are passionate about learning and prototyping cutting-edge technologies. Right now our platform is based in Sencha, React, JAVA, Spring Boot, Mongo, and Postgres , and we continue to adopt the best of breed in cloud-native, low-latency technologies. We value CI/CD in everything that we develop. Our team is co-located and agile, with central technology hubs in Chicago, Madrid, Toronto, Pune and Chennai.


Responsibilities:


  • Lead cross-functional technical teams in the design, development and delivery of quality software applications
  • Write complex, clean and maintainable code to develop scalable user-friendly applications, services and API
  • Design and architect full-stack solutions
  • Participate in technical planning & requirements gathering phases including Design, code, test, troubleshoot, and document engineering software applications.
  • Analyze client business processes to identify opportunities for improvements, perform gap analysis, document and translate business requirements into well-architected technical specifications
  • Knowledge of emerging Microsoft technologies; Azure Cloud Platform, DevOps
  • Intellectual curiosity, especially around emerging enterprise technologies
  • Must have Critical thinking and problem-solving Risk assessment and issue analysis skills
  • Perform hands-on solution design, proof-of-concepts and development and testing tasks as required in support of the implementation activities
  • Configuring & Implementing Application and Integration Service to support Business needs
  • Prototyping new features and integrations aligned to business strategy by introducing innovation through technology
  • Must-Have Interpersonal Skills, ability to work with multiple stakeholders’ partners of different backgrounds and in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to articulate and present different points-of-views on various technologies
  • Following source & test-driven development best practices
  • Troubleshooting and identifying root cause analysis while resolving the issues


Qualifications


Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience as a Software engineer
  • 5+ years of experience in leading Java, Spring boot applications development, deployments & end to end delivery.
  • Working knowledge on Azure cloud services such as Azure cloud PaaS services, Blob storage, Docker, Registry, Kubernetes, Key Vault, Platform Administration tasks, Azure CLI and Power Shell
  • Strong fundamentals in back-end object-oriented programming, including proficiency in RDBMS (Oracle and PostgreSQL)
  • Familiarity integrating Restful APIs and an understanding of microservices architecture
  • Experience with Service oriented design, Microservice Architecture, design patterns and solution architecture
  • Intermediate level of Database (SQL) skills to develop SQL queries, function and stored procedures.
  • Good Understanding on CI/CD Pipeline i.e. Jenkin
  • Knowledge on Linux/Unix environment (basic commands, shell scripting, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in an enterprise Agile/SCRUM environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a Global Team
  • Experience using Collaboration Technologies: Azure DevOps, TFS, Jira, Confluence
  • Experience using Atlassian tool suite, including JIRA, Confluence, Bit Bucket
  • Experience working with testing tools and Automation test needs
  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead.
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement.
  • Excellent English communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface across cross-functional technology teams and the business
  • Sound SDLC skills, preferably with experience in an agile environment
  • Minimum B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field


Additional Information


About NielsenIQ


NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.


NielsenIQ 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.