Statistical Software Engineer – 87830

Technology and Engineering – Netherlands Rotterdam, South Holland

Our software development team has an open culture. We prefer to work agile (scrum) and in close cooperation with our colleagues from other disciplines such as our data science and client facing colleagues.

You will join our team to take responsibility for the development of the business logic of our applications. You understand complex software requirements and you are able to design an appropriate architecture and algorithms. You develop code and you develop tests to make sure that we deliver quality.

You are a self-motivated, creative thinker but you are flexible and easy to work with.
The development team is part of a bigger product group that consists of product specialists, data scientists and data engineers. The group consists of about 100 people from over 20 nationalities, most of us located in Rotterdam. Together, we will be working closely on a number of challenging projects, all contributing to the development of our product across the globe.

NMI (Nielsen Media Impact) is our software platform, which is used to plan multi-media campaigns (such as TV, online (video), radio, print, outdoor media, etc.). The underlying data is a combination of continuous panel data and census data (big data). By using these extremely granular datasets, and combining them in a smart way, NMI is a unique software solution in the world of cross-over media planning.


  • Master degree in computer science, software engineering or similar;
  • Developing mathematical algorithms and ability to convert them to high performing, production grade code
  • Collaborate with external teams and stakeholders including data science
  • At least five years of experience in software development (.NET, C#) in a professional environment;
  • Strong analytical background;
  • A team mentality and not afraid to speak up;
  • Good communicative skills;
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing);
  • Preferably residing in the Netherlands.


  • Efficient calculations using Big Data
  • Modern Stack/Tools (Kubernetes, Microservices,…)
  • CI/CD best practices
  • Design Patterns
  • Event Driven Development
  • DDD
  • CQRS

At Nielsen you get the opportunity to work on exciting development projects. We offer a competitive compensation package and ample opportunity for self-development, both in the specialist and personal field.
An atmosphere of openness, mutual respect, time for social contact ánd fun are important aspects to us. In addition, working for Nielsen means flexibility, both in terms of working hours and work location.


As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms-from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth.

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!

Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: Rotterdam,South Holland

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Travel: No

Samenvatting vacature Statistical Software Engineer

Bedrijfsnaam:  Nielsen
Vestigingsplaats/Standplaats:  Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland (NL)
Functie:  Statistical Software Engineer
Branche:  Unknown
Opleidingsniveau:  Onbekend
Dienstverband:  Fulltime
Aanstelling:  Onbekend