Data Engineer

  • New York
  • Full-time

Company Description


Job Description

Data Engineer - 98006

Technology and Engineering - USA New York, New York 



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. As a Media Data Engineer in the Identity Platform Team, you will design and implement highly distributed, scalable, performant and cost-effective systems using the latest technologies, such as distributed compute, functional programming, complex orchestration tools, graphs and graph databases and identity resolution. 



  • Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or in a quantitative field
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in server-side development using Java/Scala/Python
  • Experience with ETL data pipelines
  • Proficient understanding of distributed systems principles
  • Deep knowledge and experience with Spark
  • Experience with cloud services


Nice to have:

  • Contributions to an OSS project
  • A technical blog
  • Published papers in a relevant field




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: , , , 

Travel:  No