Senior Data Quality Engineer

Senior Data Quality Engineer

This job is no longer open
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.

We are presently looking for an experienced data quality engineer to join a small team focused on ensuring data quality in our pipeline. 

This team will focus on product data quality, ensuring data contracts/Sla’s are written and appropriate monitoring is in place.

Quality metrics will be recommended and developed to measure success.


    • Work with software development teams to understand the architecture of new and existing applications
    • Analyze data and products to ensure the appropriate product requirements are received. Transform these requirements into appropriate technical quality requirements.
    • Write complete and thorough data contracts/Sla’s by working with Engineering teams and across departments with our partners in Product, Content, Customer Success
    • Recommend, develop and implement appropriate data quality metrics  Work independently with cross functional teams to ensure proper work plans are defined and deadlines met
    • Capable of leading and facilitating meetings with stakeholders and leading small teams to meet targets
    • Ability to recommend how to measure data quality metrics and present them in meaningful presentations

For this role we are looking for individuals that have:

    • BA/BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field
    • 5 years of data quality engineering experience
    • Demonstrated ability to collect, harmonize and evaluate requirements without prior exposure to systems and processes
    • Solid data analysis and requirements writing skills
    • A mastery of how data quality is measured, including understanding of completeness, uniqueness, validity, accuracy, integrity, timeliness, etc.
    • Experience writing data contracts/SLAs for data pipelines
    • Experience defining and developing appropriate data quality metrics for big data pipelines
    • AWS experience such as S3, Amazon Aurora, Athena
    • Relational Database experience (Aurora or Postgres)A solid foundation in software development and software design principles
    • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum and test-driven development
    • Ability to work independently in cross functional teams
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Ability and passion for learning
By connecting clients to audiences, we fuel the media industry with the most accurate understanding of what people listen to and watch. To discover what audiences love, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are truly connected to their audiences, they can see the most important opportunities and 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!  
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:  Remote
Secondary Locations: 
Travel:  No 

This job is no longer open
Logos/outerjoin logo full

Outer Join is the premier job board for remote jobs in data science, analytics, and engineering.