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Junior Software Engineer

Software Engineering - Video | Queensbury, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to revolutionize entertainment?

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology.

We are presently looking for an experienced Junior Software Engineer to join a small team focused on developing software that aids in the collection and processing of images.  Our customers appetite for images is unbounded and you will help meet their needs by designing/building/supporting a variety of applications that enable us to collect, catalog, and process more images, more efficiently, and with higher quality.

Our teams are passionate about building high-quality robust software.  We are looking for people who are as passionate as we are about technology, writing code, building cool, customer driven solutions, and who can demonstrate that to us with personal projects or contributions to the open source community (by writing code, participating in discussions, or evangelizing their favorite tools and languages).


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 1+ years experience developing with Ruby
  • Built applications using relational databases such as MySQL, Postgresql
  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript (AngularJS & JQuery), CSS
  • A solid foundation in software development and software design principles
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum and test-driven development
  • Strong communication skills; you’ll be interfacing with users and other technical teams
  • Ability and passion for learning new technology

Bonus Skills:

  • Rails development experience
  • RESTful web service design and implementation
  • Scripting Languages (Groovy, Python, Perl, Bash)
  • Linux DevOps experience (Vagrant, Ansible, AWS)

Candidates with experience in developing and deploying well-tested, scalable applications who demonstrate an ability to get up to speed and begin contributing very quickly will be given extra consideration.

Our passion for music, TV, movies, and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Sydney and Queensbury to Amsterdam, we are building the team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.