Kantar

Senior Software Engineer

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Kantar, backed by Bain Capital, is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar’s 24,000 people help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow.

At Kantar Profiles Division, our research data illuminates. It provides clarity, reveals information and empowers brands and marketers to make sound decisions that inspire growth. A trusted global partner for digital data collection we help clients connect with people, using our expertise, sampling methodologies and innovative technologies to provide a deep understanding of consumer opinions and behaviours. This includes survey design, sampling, profiling, data integration and activation for programmatic campaigns. Our single access point to 88 million deeply-profiled research-ready respondents enables clients to build rich profiles of their target audience and access immediately actionable data.

OVERVIEW

As we continuously evolve the role of technology and automation in our business, we will rely on our Lead Engineers to bring expert-level knowledge of computer languages, frameworks, tools, and practices together with a strong understanding of our business and our industry to create systems and system architectures that enable and speed that evolution. They will represent their teams in multi-team architecture efforts, and they will provide technical leadership and design leadership within their teams or areas of responsibility.

Part of our three year strategy plan we are investing in digital transformation and new technology. Our vision is for Profiles to be recognized as the global authority for high quality recurring panel needs. Part of this is to develop an unique combination of best in class community management, sample monetization and commercial excellence (Superior Delivery Engine). The Superior Delivery Engine (SDE) is driving best-in-class class management of our panelist community and market leading monetization of our sample. Therefor we are currently recruiting two new teams within the technology department for the Profiles division. SDE is an umbrella for the programmer where we build a plethora of smarter tools and algorithms; f.e. smarter targeting, smarter screening, cleaner data, new mobile app, sample blending tolls, panel management tools and more will be developed in the future. Team SDE will be responsible for this overall program and for building the tools/algorithms that the business needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in architecting, design, development, implementation of complex applications and core utilities
  • Collaborate with divisional architects, lead engineers and other senior engineers to set architectural standards for the division
  • Understand governing security and compliance policies and ensure applications are designed with security and compliance from the beginning
  • Provide a level of mentorship to team members, including outsourced resources
  • Ability to develop business domain expertise and provide technical support to SMEs in that business domain
  • Assist in coordinating design efforts that span multiple business domains 
  • Ensure systems comply with corporate policies and professional standards for security, data integrity, performance
  • Assess emerging software technologies and identify opportunities to exploit them for the business
  • Proactively ensure consistent, well documented, and flexible APIs at the system and sub-system level
  • Know and champion best practices in many areas of software engineering (security, testability, reliability, scalability)
  • Assist in helping QA to develop quality and performance monitoring programs for specific systems, sub-systems, and components
  • Drive automated test coverage
  • Promote and influence design for re-use and change management with an emphasis on anticipation of business changes in a subject area domain and perform code reviews to ensure the same
  • Design and evolve data persistence strategies according to business needs

CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • Committed to treating all team members with respect at all times
  • Senior level knowledge with .Net Core, C# language and Restful API design/implementation
  • Experience with Cloud based platforms such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL, other RDBMS environments and familiarity with No-SQL data solutions
  • Experience with Agile SDLC methodologies and practices.
  • Experience with version control using tools such as Git/GitHub
  • Experience with CI/CD methodologies and tools such as AWS CodePipeline and MS DevOps
  • Desired familiarity with provisioning tools such as AWS CloudFormation, MS Azure Resource Manager or Terraform
  • Must have the ability to communicate and operate with globally distributed teams that could include internal as well as external offshore resources.
  • Strong understanding of maintainable/testable code through usage of common programming design patterns and principals.
  • Excellent understanding common programming design patterns and principals to achieve maintainability and testability
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate creative/innovative ideas to other technical team members and possibly key stakeholders
  • Able to absorb complex information and communicate effectively with other technical team members
  • Capable of 'thinking out of the box', and producing creative/innovative solutions to challenging problems
  • Ability to recognize, measure and mitigate risk

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Benefits

We provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package, including

  • Medial plans with comprehensive, affordable coverage for a range of health services
  • Health Savings Account/FSA
  • Dental, Vision and benefits to cover unique healthcare needs
  • Wellness Program
  • 401k with matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited PTO

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us. We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and wellbeing is taken into consideration.  We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes. 

At Kantar, the diversity of our employees provides a richer environment for our employees and broader depth and breadth of thinking for our clients.  Kantar is committed to inclusion and diversity; therefore, we welcome applications from all sections of society and do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status or any other legally protected characteristics.

Privacy and Legal Statement 

 

PRIVACY DISCLOSURE: Please note that by applying to this opportunity you consent to the personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The Kantar Group Limited (“Kantar”). Your details will be kept on our Internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for as long as is necessary for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your details being shared with the hiring manager.

Location

Ohio, Work from HomeUnited States of America

Kantar Rewards Statement

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. 

 

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us. 

 

We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well being is taken into consideration. 

 

We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes. 

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar’s 30,000 people help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow.

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