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Career Opportunities: Software Engineer (C++) (13569)

Req Id 13569 - Posted 03/25/2014 - North America - United States - Reston, VA - Information Technology - Full-Time
 

JOB TITLE:        Software Engineer (C++)

LOCATION:        Reston, VA 20190

REPORTS TO:   Director of Software Engineering

 

JOB FUNCTION:

 

comScore is looking for a Software Engineer who wants to build components of our data processing platform.  You will be working in the Core Processing team which manages and develops applications that process the data our customers need. Our  data pipelines collect and process over 60 billion new transactions each day.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 
• Develop applications which can efficiently process 100+ terabyte data sets
• Be involved in solving challenging technical problems
• Participate in ongoing research and evaluation of new related technologies
• Participate in design of distributed applications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 
• 3-5 year experience
• C++ expertise along with Python or other scripting language
• Must understand SQL
• Strong affinity to working with data
• Understanding of distributed systems, data structure, object-oriented programming, multithreaded programming and performance optimization techniques
• Strong full-cycle software development experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Should be able to thrive with minimal supervision
• Comfortable working as part of a team as well as self-motivated enough to define and complete tasks on own
• Strong problem solving skills with a can-do attitude

• High-volume, scalable, robust systems experience a plus

• Working knowledge of Linux (CentOS / RedHat a plus) and Windows systems administration

• Experience with distributed databases (Vertica, Greenplum, Teradata, etc.) a plus
• Prior Agile (Scrum) development experience a plus

 

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments. Through its Audience Analytics, Advertising Analytics, and Digital Enterprise Analytics product suites, comScore provides its clients with a variety of on-demand software, real-time analytics and custom solutions to succeed in a multi-platform world. The proprietary comScore Census Network™ (CCN) leverages a world-class technology infrastructure to capture trillions of digital interactions a month and power big data analytics on a global scale for its more than 2,000 clients, which include leading companies such as AOL, Baidu, BBC, Best Buy, Carat, Deutsche Bank, ESPN, France Telecom, Financial Times, Fox, LinkedIn, Microsoft, MediaCorp, Nestle, Starcom, Terra Networks, Universal McCann, Verizon, ViaMichelin and Yahoo!.

 

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