Junior Software Engineer



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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!

Job Description

We're GfK, a technology company and one of the largest market research organisations in the World, with a world-class company culture to match. We love technology, we are agile and our focus is on constant improvement in our processes and ways of working - and above all ourselves. We embrace change, we put our egos aside and take advice from others. We foster an engaged, open mindset. We analyse, create, innovate and improve.

We are now looking for a Junior Software Engineer to join our team. If you're keen to support us on our mission to be the best market research technology company in the World, take a look at what we have on offer:

What's the role?

We're looking for a Junior Software Engineer who is passionate about software development, learning new technologies and embracing change in a fast moving environment. Extensive training will be provided but you will also be proactive in your own learning. You will be part of a small, multi-skilled team using current and emerging technologies, in an agile environment.

You will be able to communicate in a collaborative manner within your team, the Tech & Data department and the wider business. A natural problem solver, you will work with your team to further develop these skills and provide innovative solutions for the business. With supervision and guidance you will write clean, well-documented and testable code. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop, learn and progress your engineering career.

Here's what we are looking for:

  • Must have some basic programming experience in a structured or object-oriented programming language (for example: C, C++, C#, Python, Java)
  • Some exposure/willing to learn data structures, UI development and interaction with APIs
  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Is GfK right for you?

Having choices is what makes life exciting. Make your choice today and take your future into your own hands. We value skills and talent and will support your development within our international teams.

GfK makes your choice easy as we offer an exciting work environment that brings people together and encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. As a trusted leader in market research present in over 60 countries, we know what makes consumers’ hearts beat and how to help our clients grow—globally and locally.

Our culture is diverse and highly collaborative. Our data scientists, data engineers, consultants, software engineers and product owners all collaborate across different disciplines to develop cutting edge, fully integrated solutions.

  • We embrace working in the team: we build on trust, collaboration and open feedback
  • We foster diversity: this is more than a mix of gender, culture, ethnicity and languages for us. It is the inclusion of different thinking, experiences, expertise and backgrounds across all businesses and organizational levels
  • We believe in a healthy work-life balance: we offer flexible & remote working, agile environments & hot desking, break out spaces, socials, activities
  • We are committed to providing you with opportunities to develop both professionally and personally through local, regional and global programs - we help our colleagues grow and runway their careers

It's not only important to find someone who is capable of performing their job duties, it's essential you are positive, collaborative, curious, and have a weird thing for data, processes and systems. Apply today!

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

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 get to know you!

Posted: 274 days ago

City: Beijing

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00010846