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Principal Software Engineer (JavaScript) – 30066

Technology and Engineering – USA Tampa, Florida

About This Job

Nielsen’s Watch group is looking for an experienced Principal JavaScript Developer to join our Digital Engineering team. You will be involved in the full life-cycle of multiple framework software development kit (SDK) that enable measuring live and on-demand TV viewing.


    • Develop solutions for the Nielsen Digital SDK that meets the requirements for requested features
    • Develop technical requirements and designs for the solutions
    • Develop the code that implements the requested design
    • Provide analysis on client or internal issues identified with the Digital SDK’s
    • Implement Test Driven Development practices in all solutions including automated unit test cases


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or Computer Science with proven experience
    • Expert with native JavaScript development
    • Expert knowledge on network protocols HTTP/HTTPS
    • Experience designing and developing solutions on AWS
    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and other DevOps tools
    • Experienced with Gulp, Babel, and other Javascript tools
    • Experience with NodeJS
    • Experience with CORS/REST
    • Good knowledge of JSON and JSONP
    • Experience with audio/video player development (streaming and on-demand) a plus
    • Knowledge of audio/video stream formats a plus (HLS, MPEG-DASH)
    • Knowledge of ID3 tags a plus

About Nielsen

We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:

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 clas

Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: Tampa , Florida

Secondary Locations: FL – Tampa – Oldsmar, , ,

Travel: No


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  • Engineering
  • Information Technology

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