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Gracenote Sports, a Nielsen company is a leading international sports company that provides innovative and unique products and services to the sports industry. Gracenote Sports is engaged in producing, distributing, publishing and monetization of sports data on all platforms. 

Gracenote’s sports database is one of the largest in the world. Customers and partners are national and international media, TV channels, international sports federations and organizers of events (such as the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games).

To further develop this ambition we are looking for a Software Engineer with affinity for data architecture and techniques to join our agile data team in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. We are looking for smart people with great programming skills that have experience working with a variety of technology and tools.


You join the data team, an experienced, informal and enthusiastic scrum team of 6 developers. The data team is responsible for the design of the core sports databases, the development of data entry tooling, and the development and architecture of the API’s to access and manipulate sports data. Part of the job is that you work together with international teams of developers located in Gracenote offices around the world.

Gracenote are building a single sporting platform covering global sports captured in our Nieuwegein, Halifax NS CA and Mumbai offices. Over the next three years this team’s objectives are to enable the ongoing modernisation and redevelopment of our core database and tooling moving from Microsoft technologies (C# & .Net) to a platform based on JVM, Angular and Kafka.


The ideal candidate:

  • Has broad experience as C# and/or Java programmer
  • Has experience with SQL server or related databases
  • Has affinity with data and data streams
  • Has good communication skills and is able to share his/her knowledge with the team
  • Is flexible and thrives in a dynamic working environment
  • Has good knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written

Skills that are appreciated:

  • Knowledge of different programming languages (e.g JavaScript),  frameworks (e.g Angular, Spring) and technologies (e.g Kafka, NoSQL Databases)
  • Experience with the development of web-based data entry tooling
  • Has experience working in an Agile environment



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