Engineering Associate - Emerging Leaders Program - Fulltime 2019

Nielsen - Florida3.8

30+ days ago
Engineering Associate - Emerging Leaders Program - Fulltime 2019 - 24417

Technology and Engineering - USA Offsite, Offsite

Jumpstart Your Career in Nielsen’s

Emerging Leaders Program in the Engineering Track!

Today, there were over 500 million Tweets, over 85% of U.S. Consumers used their mobile device while watching TV, and within the next four years, women will control $28 Trillion in annual consumer spending. At Nielsen, you will help analyze and understand what all this means to our consumers, and how it truly influences and drives consumer behavior in what people watch and what people buy.

At Nielsen, we invest in you. Nielsen’s Emerging Leaders Program offers a powerful and unique experience for top undergraduates interested in a leadership career with the world’s leading provider of global marketing information, consumer insights, and business media. The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a challenging 24-month rotational program designed to develop leaders who will position Nielsen for growth while at the same time investing heavily in your growth holistically to set you up for success.

Are You Ready to Join the Team?

New Associates in the Engineering track are challenged with:
Four high-priority assignments

Intensive training

Leadership development

Mentoring and networking opportunities

Develop Your Future with Nielsen

The Engineering track develops future Nielsen leaders who can provide clients with the innovative data management and technology solutions they need to make critical decisions. Associates take on roles of increasing responsibility as they participate in exciting development experiences. Our next program begins July 2019.

Rotational Assignments

The program includes four six-month rotations over two years. These assignments provide challenging on-the-job learning and development opportunities. Associates work on high priority assignments in various business functions

Examples in Engineering include:
Agile Software Management - Manage the development of a technology solution for internet- enabled TVs that will detect traffic coming from TVs and Connected Devices (YouTube, Netflix, Hulu) and send back for crediting.

Working with innovative technologies - Work with Machine Learning technologies to automate Nielsen processes or perform predictive analysis on Nielsen data

Manage large, complex projects - Lead all activities involved in deploying Nielsen’s devices and software measurement systems to our international marketplaces (e.g. Italy, Sweden, UK)

A day in the life of an Associate may include: conducting project status updates with team members and key stakeholders; facilitating their team in solving software development problems; attending Lunch & Learn training programs; working on project deliverables; and meeting with project stakeholders.

Training & Development

Associates participate in intensive, focused training prior to each rotation including:

Leadership and Management

Product Engineering

Agile Software Development / Project Management




You will have opportunities to network with senior leaders and colleagues during training sessions, small group discussions and town hall meetings. Networking is encouraged and is often cited as a key benefit of this program.

Selection Criteria:
Significant leadership experience in college extra-curricular activities or previous employment

Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

B.S. Degree in the following:
Software Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering (Must have software experience)

Fewer than two years full-time work experience

Willingness to permanently relocate to the Tampa Bay Area, FL

Permanent US work authorization (required)

Anticipated graduation: Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019

In addition to meeting the above requirements, candidates should also meet all or most of the following:

Passion and desire for leadership opportunities and development

Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in software development preferred

Prior experience with Agile Software Development preferred

Interest in technology (Software Development Lifecycle) project management assignments

Drive to innovate and encourage others to innovate

Interest in Agile and/or project management assignments

Business/Finance/Sales minors are a large plus

Initiative, creativity, and a passion to deliver results that affect our clients

Effective decision-making and problem-solving abilities

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Enthusiasm for streamlining processes

Disposition to learn from new cultures

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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: Recent Graduate Job

Primary Location: Offsite,Offsite

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Travel: No