For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
You are a passionate software engineer who knows the ins and outs of software engineering and how it fits the broader SDLC. Modelling the world, thinking in terms of design patterns, object oriented design, functional programming, test driven development are your second nature. You have written several applications from scratch, many are still in production to the delight of their users. You enjoy working in a team of like minded professionals and keen to provide feedback on other's code as well as act on feedback received on yours. You are used to working in agile teams delivering small, incremental improvements through continuous delivery pipelines. You are proud of the quality, security and robustness of the code you write, and because you write your code with an in depth understanding of the execution environment these qualities translate to the systems you implement as well.
You will be...
As Software Engineers, we are part of the Market Insights division and focus on maintaining and developing scalable and re-usable software components and solutions at enterprise scale. Now we are looking for you - a passionate hands-on engineer who has a heart for development and a head for operations.
Our DWH solutions are determined to be effective, highly efficient, highly available, reliable, scalable, maintainable. Hence, you will play in the premier league of software engineering accompanied by a full-stack scrum team in an agile environment. We need you to develop and maintain our DWH system, which is focused on mass-data processing. You'll work closely related with our architects and system operations teams.
· Diploma in Computer-Science or comparable working experience
· 4+ years relevant job experience in software development
· Advanced skills in C# and .NET Core
· Skills in RESTful API design and development
· Working knowledge with ORACLE PL-SQL
· Working knowledge with source control systems like TFS and/or Git
· Working knowledge in Unit/integration testing and/or TDD
· Excellent English skills both verbally and written
It would be a great addition if you had experience with…
· Experience with OR-Mapper like Entity-Framework
· Experience in VB6 and C++
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!