Java Solutions Architect

The Nielsen Company

Java Solutions Architect - 284

Technology and Engineering - USA Chicago, Illinois 




Advanced Solutions is looking for an hands-on Solutions Architect with experience developing custom analytic applications using Java based technologies. You’ll be working in a cross-functional team, alongside colleagues from a variety of technical, product and commercial functions. We are an agile like group that focuses on analytics, technology and business data.


  • Collaborate with the Business and Delivery teams on designing and implementing solutions.
  • Review and contribute to Business Requirements.
  • Develop solutions and application architectures based upon those Business Requirements
  • Contribute to system designs based upon the specified architecture.
  • Responsible for full stack development of the applications.
  • Provide technical expertise in diagnosis and resolution of issues, including designing and implementing workaround solutions as needed.
  • Mentor other developers.
  • Collaborate with other technology and operations teams to build and deploy solutions.


Required Experience and Skills

  • At least 8 years of hands-on experience designing and developing enterprise level applications and distributed systems, including 3 years in the lead role.
  • Knowledge of design patterns and strong object-oriented programming skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Java, Java Application Servers and J2EE technologies.
  • Experience developing web services and deep understanding of SOA principles, HTTP, and REST.
  • Strong knowledge of open source technologies (Spring/Drools/Lucene).
  • Experience with client-side application development with Java based frameworks such as Vaadin/GWT or HTML5/Javascript technologies such as AngularJS, Node.js, ExtJS.
  • Proficient in database design and data modeling.
  • Proficient in SQL and able to write complex queries for large datasets.
  • Good fundamental and hands on knowledge of relational databases such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySql, Netezza.
  • Familiar with ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) concepts and tools.
  • Experience with scripting in UNIX based environments with Shell/Python.
  • Experience with delivering using Agile methodology practices.
  • Experience with source-control and build tools such as GIT, Maven, Gradle.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with big data solutions using Hadoop and Spark.
  • Experience building and deploying applications in cloud based environments such as Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience using DevOps tools like Docker, Kubernetes.


Bachelors in Computer Science or Computer/Software Engineering or other related STEM major




About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Chicago,Illinois 

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Travel:  No 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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