Available Positions

(updated Feb 18, 2022)

Job Title:

Communications Specialist

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Location: multiple options available

Date Posted: 02/18/2022

Are you well versed in mobile messaging, email marketing, social media management and other facets of communication?

Interested in putting those skills to use for a company that has been celebrated as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in New York” for 7 years in a row?

The National Consumer Panel has an exciting opportunity as our Communications Specialist.

 

In this role, your workday will include tasks such as:

Creating, scheduling and tracking mobile messages (push, in-app and SMS) to the smart devices of our 100k+ market research panel members, encouraging them to scan and submit their shopping purchase information with our NCPMobile app.

Designing, developing and deploying email communication campaigns to panel members, keeping them engaged, informed and regularly participating.

Developing content for our social networks keeping our social media followers informed and engaged.

Demonstrating creativity, initiative and insight in the creation of content for all these facets of NCP communications and more.

 

Qualifications we are looking for:
– 3+ years of communications experience.
– Clear and concise writing/communication skills.
– An eagerness to learn and grow.
– Results-oriented, strong attention to detail with ability to run multiple communication projects in parallel.

 

Required knowledge/skills:
– Salesforce Marketing Cloud Email Studio or similar email marketing systems.
– Airship (Formerly Urban Airship) or comparable push messaging tools.
– SimpleTexting or similar SMS/texting systems.
– Hootsuite or other social media management tools.
– Photoshop or similar graphic design tools.
– WordPress or similar content management systems.
– Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Job Title:

Junior Architect

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Location: Syosset, NY

Date Posted: 02/18/2022

Accountabilities\Responsibilities

• Mobile Development – Assist Sr. Architect in the development of mobile applications for both iOS and Android platforms and deliver new releases to the Appstore and Google Play.
• CRM – Assist Sr. Architect by providing architectural guidance for both Salesforce CRM and Zendesk platforms regarding the implementation of new features or plugins.
• Infrastructure – Gain an understanding of NCP’s infrastructure components and then manage the Server Upgrade and replacement process by partnering with NIQ team members to execute on new server installation and setup tasks.
• Infrastructure – Be the point person for the TCS/Nielseniq relationship and provide architectural guidance for work which needs to be performed on NCP owned assets.
• Assist the Sr. Architect in troubleshooting efforts for issues with Mobile, CRM, AWS, and other technologies and platforms.
• Partner with solution architects and leverage industry best practices to design and deliver high quality native mobile applications.
• Assist business and technology leadership in understanding the options, costs and timing tradeoffs for potential decisions.
• Stay abreast of emerging technologies or trends that could impact the mobile channel.

 

Experience (Musts)

• 1-2 years Experience with Publishing both iOS and Android Apps and related technologies.
• 1-2 years experience with Application servers and containers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere.
• 1-2 years experience with web service integration (REST, SOAP, JSON, XML).
• 1-2 years Experience conducting design and code reviews with the Development teams.
• Gitlab, XML, SQL, Linux, Jira, Networking

 

Experience (Pluses)

• 6 months + experience in defining deployment and resiliency architectures using serverless architecture like ECS, Fargate, Lambda etc.
• 1-2 years experience with performance optimizations such as improving scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc.
• 2-3 years experience with Java development techniques and related technologies, e.g. Spring and Hibernate.
• 2-3 years database development experience using SQL.
• 6 months + Experience with Cloud based WAF technologies (Imperva Incapsula).
• Worked with QA Automation tools such as Smartbear’s TestComplete application.
• 6 months + experience with version control (Git/Subversion) and branching strategies
• 1-2 years experience with writing high quality, testable, maintainable, and well documented code.
• Worked with AWS Cloud Security and using AWS native services.

 

Tools\Skills\Certifications

• AWS certifications
• Salesforce certifications
• Ability to work with both senior management level executives and development teams.
• Self starter with excellent analytical, communication, and problem solving skills
• Ability to facilitate a highly collaborative and productive work environment