Big Data Software Engineer

Short Description

Gracenote is looking for Big Data Software Engineer who will be responsible to figuring out ways to speed up our processing pipeline using in memory RDD databases like Apache Ignite.

Job Description

  • Developing an ingestion and processing platform for terabytes of video metadata using a variety of tools such as Spark, Spark Streaming, Kafka, Cassandra, and Apache Ignite.
  • Figuring out ways to speed up our processing pipeline using in memory RDD databases like Apache Ignite.
  • Brainstorming ideas to potentially store all the world's video, sports, and music data in an entertainment graph.
  • Operating and scaling our infrastructure in AWS.

Required skills:
  • 3+ years experience in Java or Scala development.
  • 3+ years development with MapReduce, Apache Hadoop, and Apache Spark.
  • Understanding of data flows, data architecture, ETL and processing of structured and unstructured data.
  • Desire to continually work to improve as a software engineer and architect.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team and self-motivated.
  • BS in computer science, mathematics, or equivalent work experience, Master's preferred.

Nice to have skills:
  • Apache Ignite, Spark GraphX, Spark MLLib, Apache Storm.
  • Familiar with data mining concepts, machine learning algorithms and basic statistics.

Big Data Software Engineer
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Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is the world leader in entertainment data and services. Whether you know it or not, Gracenote plays a big role in your digital lifestyle, powering the most popular music, movie and TV, and sports services on the planet.

At its core, Gracenote helps connect people with the digital entertainment they love. We do this by offering the largest database for music, sports, movies and TV shows, and creating best in class services and technologies, all on a highly scalable platform. 

Gracenote was acquired by Nielsen in 2017 and now has 1,800 employees working in more than 25 locations around the world including Los Angeles, Queensbury, Sao Paulo, Amsterdam, Munich, Mumbai, Sydney, Seoul and Tokyo. Our worldwide headquarters are in Emeryville, Calif. For more information, visit