Jr. Application Developer, Custom System Development

The NPD Group Port Washington , NY 11050

Posted 2 months ago

Learn and work on meaningful initiatives with some of the best and brightest in the market research industry. The NPD Group provides the world's most successful brands with leading market research, combining consumer and retail point-of-sale data with analytic solutions to interpret today's market trends while anticipating tomorrow's. In addition, we offer a career filled with innovation and growth to the forward-thinking problem solvers who join our team.

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be part of a team creating stable, long-lasting applications using a variety of data analytic languages and applications in Azure, and must demonstrate good software development practices. The candidate realizes the value that technology can provide to end-users, and is interested in providing solutions that meet their needs. While finding the best solution for business requirements, the candidate is creative and enjoys mastering new technology as needed. In designing and building solutions, the candidate will have the capability to understand and strive for technical excellence, while also constructing pragmatic solutions given technical, functional and operational constraints.

This position will be based in Port Washington, NY.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Migrating on premise legacy systems to Azure ecosystem.

  • Gathering requirements, designing, implementing and testing applications.

  • Supporting analytic functions, producing custom reporting decks, creating business intelligence infrastructure.

  • Accessing large data in the terabyte range from a variety of sources, including Azure Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, Hadoop, SAP IQ, Oracle, flat files and PC Files.

  • Building data driven, rule-based processing systems that are low maintenance and follow software development best practices.

  • Working in a highly collaborative, agile environment with minimal supervision.

  • Managing multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.

  • Finding solutions to problems and demonstrating the ability to set and meet reasonable deadlines.

  • Writing documentation in clear language that can be understood by non-technical team members.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems or similar field of study.

  • Experience or coursework in Relational Databases using SQL.

  • Programming experience/coursework in .NET, Java, C++ or other structured programming language.

  • Cloud computing, preferably Microsoft Azure, including PaaS, IaaS, Azure Data Lake, and Azure Data Warehouse desirable.

  • Hadoop including Spark, pySpark, DataBricks and DataMeer a plus.

  • Data Analytics exposure in python, R or SAS is preferred.

  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows.

  • Strong communication skills with non-technical users.

The NPD Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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