Principal DevOps Engineer

Remote from
Anywhere 🌎
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

Nielsen Media would not function without our Technology teams! We are catalysts for delivery quality, on-time, reliable measurements to clients, and we are cultivators, growing our employees through education, skill building and experiences. Around the globe, our Technology teams are relentless in our pursuit of superior analytics, technology, process and support.

If you are a DevOps and/or Cloud based systems enthusiast who likes to work on cutting-edge technologies in an environment that gives you the freedom to explore, play, and learn, then Nielsen is the right place for you. Join a close-knit, passionate team that collaborates in an agile environment to develop great technology. We encourage professional growth opportunities and invest in your personal development. Bring your experience with Cloud and DevOps to help to build out the capabilities of our Nielsen Media platform.

Job Purpose

  • Collaboratively drive cloud service architecture and optimization in a large-scale existing cloud environment (mostly AWS, some GCP).
  • Develop and scale SaaS/PaaS platforms for kubernetes, data-lake query, data-processing, orchestration, monitoring, and more by leveraging popular open source software and SaaS services like GitLab.
  • Ensure the reliability and availability of our SaaS/PaaS services using SRE best practices for architecture, monitoring, alerting, etc.

Job Duties

  • Provide architectural recommendations to improve and scale our existing large-scale cloud DevOps services and their underlying infrastructure.
  • Evaluate, contribute to, and leverage open source technologies including Kubernetes, Trino, Spark, Airflow, Prometheus + friends, vault, kafka, ELK, Jupyter, and more in order to create and improve our internal SaaS/PaaS platforms.
  • Be an internal sales-person for the platform, helping to get all teams towards full adoption. The platform allows Nielsen to provide all teams with features, optimizations, updates, and security enhancements at scale and pace.
  • Diagnose and mitigate technical and scalability faults on platform services, largely running over kubernetes on AWS.
  • Drive the creation and refinement of metrics, monitoring, and alerting mechanisms to give us the visibility we need into our production services

Role Requirements

  • Passionate about cloud tech, DevOps, architecture and scalable design.
  • Proficient in DevOps automation – e.g. terraform, gitlab/jenkins, equivalents.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux based platforms, scripting languages.
  • 5+ years of work experience.
  • A BS in computer science or related fields, or equivalent work experience.
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What position is Nielsen hiring for?

Nielsen is hiring a remote Principal DevOps Engineer from Anywhere 🌎

What type of employment does Nielsen offer?

This is a Full Time role.