Software Engineer

Nielsen   •  

Emeryville, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 153 days ago

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Are you ready to revolutionize entertainment?

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  

We are presently looking for a Software Engineer to join our data delivery platform team.  This team is responsible for one of most critical parts of the Gracenote data platform: putting our data into the hands of customers. Companies like Comcast, Google, and Apple rely on Gracenote video metadata APIs to power their products for millions of customers around the globe and we're looking for people who are passionate about crafting and deploying high-quality, high-performance, and highly-available software to join us in building and evolving our platform to deliver new streams of data and larger volumes to our customers building the next generation of video and entertainment platforms.


  • 3- 5 years of experience working Java or Scala development (core language, jdbc, servlets, threads, IO). Experience with Kotlin will be added advantage.

  • Experience with relational databases including schema design

  • Experience working with SQL, and performance profiling and analysis

  • A solid foundation in software development and software design principles

  • Experience with Agile/XP methodologies such as test-driven development are a huge plus.

Desired experience but not required:

  • Messaging Systems (Kafka, JMS, etc)

  • RESTful web service design and implementation

  • Data engineering and schema design (+ XML/JSON)

  • Scripting Languages (Groovy, Python, Ruby, Bash)

  • NoSQL datastores (MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, etc)

  • Linux DevOps

  • Additional programming language experience (Ruby, Groovy, Python, etc).