Software Engineer in Queensbury, NY

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Nielsen   •  

Queensbury, NY 12804

Industry: Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 11 days ago

Gracenote, a Nielsen Company is the leading provider of entertainment metadata and media recognition technology that powers discovery features for top TV, music, sports and automotive platforms.

We are presently looking for a Software Engineer to join a small team focused on developing software that aids in the collection and processing of images. Our customers appetite for images is unbounded and you will help meet their needs by designing/building/supporting a variety of applications that enable us to collect, catalog, and process more images, more efficiently, and with higher quality.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 1+ years experience developing with Ruby, Java or other OO languages
  • Built applications using relational databases such as MySQL, Postgresql
  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript (AngularJS & JQuery), CSS
  • A solid foundation in software development and software design principles
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum and test-driven development
  • Strong communication skills; you'll be interfacing with users and other technical teams
  • Ability and passion for learning new technology

Bonus Skills:

  • Rails development experience
  • RESTful web service design and implementation
  • Scripting Languages (Groovy, Python, Perl, Bash)
  • Linux DevOps experience (Vagrant, Ansible, AWS)
  • NoSQL experience
  • Familiar with messaging queues
  • ImageMagick or Graphics Magick

Candidates with experience in developing and deploying well-tested, scalable applications who demonstrate an ability to get up to speed and begin contributing very quickly will be given extra consideration.

Valid Through: 2019-11-3