Senior Development Engineer
Austin, TX

About $100,000 - $140,000 a year

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Senior Development Engineer

Austin, TX

Kantar is one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies. Working together across the whole spectrum of research and consulting disciplines, its specialist brands, employing 30,000 people, provide inspirational insights and business strategies for clients in 100 countries. Kantar is part of WPP and its services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies.

As a leading provider of media analytics and marketing accountability solutions for brand marketers, is eager to engage an experienced, creative, hardworking, and self-motivated .NET developer in a full-time opportunity.


As a Senior Development Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

Support, develop, and maintain applications using Microsoft .Net/C# and supporting technologies
Experience in Developing for Azure Cloud is a definite plus
Work closely with the Quality Assurance group to assist in developing test plans and scripts or even perform testing on applications
Assess and troubleshoot reported application defects and issues while identifying false positives and operator errors
Closely Follow standard agile development best practices and standards
Provide application-to-database support for DBAs and collaborate on optimizing application query performance
Work closely and diligently with the product development team to resolve bugs and defects relating to our applications
Follow, support and optimize the MillwardBrown Digital Ignite processes and supporting applications
Provide guidance and estimates for project development efforts
Work directly with application stakeholders to determine requirement and project scopes
Help maintain documentation for development architecture, process flow and data sources


To succeed, you’ll need:
Expert level in Microsoft technologies, including C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, and SQL
Experience in developing for Azure Cloud
Understanding of multi-threading applications
Use of Task Parallel Library, await/async tasks
Networking for fetching/moving large HTTP log files
Large file parsing and ELT processes (Python or similar)
SQL for loading/querying data
Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members




Austin, West 5th StreetUnited States of America

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