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Software Engineer_Backend

Mumbai, India

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Software Engineer

We are looking for both Senior and Software Engineers to join our Gracenote Tech team. The ideal candidates would have a passion for Clean Code, scalable architectures, Test Driven Development and DevOps.

Job Purpose:

    • Develop and enhance our flagship Video, Audio, Automotive and Sports metadata software solutions.
    • Design applications with a Platform-first mentality where scale, consistency and reliability are at the core of every decision.

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Job Description:

    • Evaluate, contribute to, and leverage open source technologies including Kubernetes, Trino, Spark, Airflow, Prometheus + friends, ELK, Jupyter, and more in order to create and enhance our internal SaaS/PaaS platforms.
    • Design software with a Product-owner mentality: your software is the product and as such you own the product as much as any business person does.
    • Work within small, highly configurable teams to deliver software in rapid increments using an iterative approach.
    • Develop applications to catalog and power the world's largest entertainment metadata repository across the Video, Audio, Automotive and Sports verticals.
    • Interact with Product, Editorial and Client Experience teams to constantly refine the Gracenote offering.

Role Requirements:

    • Passionate about software development and DevOps
    • Competency in SQL and scripting in bash or some other scripting language
    • 2+ years of work experience with a programming language such as C++, Java, Python, Scala or Go
    • A solid grasp of computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, memory management and distributed systems
    • Experience with Unix/Linux based platforms.A degree in computer science, engineering, math or related fields

Client-provided location(s): Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Job ID: Nielsen-e8deb7d3-b60e-4411-b246-7c696c5c6979
Employment Type: Full Time