Nielsen Hiring Software Engineer

Location: Chennai, IN
Company: Nielsen

If you are a DevOps and Cloud-based systems enthusiast who likes to work on cutting-edge technologies in an environment that gives you the freedom to explore, play, and learn, then Nielsen is the right place for you. Join a close-knit, passionate team that collaborates in an Agile environment to develop great technology. We encourage professional growth opportunities and invest in your personal development.

Job Purpose:

  • Ensure the reliability and availability of a cloud-based data science platform

Job Description:

  • Provide technical support to data scientists using the platform (both internal and external)
  • Diagnose technical faults on a platform using Kubernetes, Airflow, Spark, Jupyterhub, Gluster, Azure, AWS
  • Write software as necessary to ensure system reliability
  • Read and debug data science models written using Python, Spark, R, etc
  • Manage the lifecycle of trouble tickets assigned to the platform
  • Escalate issues to the platform team, other business units, and vendors as necessary
  • Must be able to juggle multiple priorities and handle work requests with a sense of urgency. Must have the technical skills to understand a cloud-based containerized data science platform

Role Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Passionate about cloud technology and statistical modeling
  • Working Knowledge of Python
  • Experience with Unix/Linux based platforms
  • Experience with some cloud-based platform (AWS, Azure, GCE, OpenStack, DO, Linode, etc)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Terraform, Cloudformation, Ansible, Jenkins or similar technologies like Puppet, Chef, etc
  • Knowledge of Ruby, Scala, Javascript, R, C++
  • Experience with Kubernetes or similar technologies (Mesos, ECS, Docker Swarm, etc)
  • Experience building or maintaining statistical models