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!
Mission of the role
IT-Projects for the handling of Panel databases and Quality related topics for the TAM Project in Germany
Development of Tools, Data Maintenance and plausibility checks of usage data
Support for data related topics (imports and exports)
As a Software Engineer you will have the following key accountabilities:
Concepts and realization tasks for the integration and handling of the TAM Panel databases
Concepts, Software development and optimization of Software-Tools for ensuring the quality and data integrity of the TAM-Panel data
Migrate existing Tooling to new standards (e.g. Tableau)
User support for the official reporting modules
Maintenance of existing Reporting- und DBCheck-Systems based on WCC/EPO
Maintenance of Data import-processes for internal and external customers
Now that you know what a Software Engineer does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
Bachelor's/Master's degree in Software Engineering (Focus in Database Management)
2 years of relevant work experience
Good unterstanding of general quality management methods and tools
Software skills C/C++, C#, Agile SW development knowledge, .NET, WebServices, XSLT
Experience in XML unterstanding and processing
Scripting (Powershell, DOS-BATCH-Programming)
Database knowledge (MS-SQL, Mongo), Good SQL scripting knowledge and understanding of database technologies (SQL, NoSQL)
Strong communication skills and teamwork attitude
Very good level of English language, both written and spoken
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
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!