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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

The NPD Group New York, NY

New York, NY
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Position at North America


Develop proprietary IT architecture to service data management processes

Define architectural requirements and specifications and ensure feasibility of integration within the

parameters of existing systems

Apply knowledge in the analysis, design, development and support systems and applications

Translate requirements into technical design and develop comprehensive solutions to interface with client systems

Design and develop automation tools and solutions to ingest data and perform analytics

Maintain architecture and resolving issues as they arise

Provide vendors and end-users with support on technical integration issues

Minimize risk and maximize opportunities by communicating issues and proposed resolutions to project stakeholders, as well as escalating issues to leadership as needed

Perform audits to ensure quality standards are being met on a regular basis


5 years of related experience with a minimum of three years of experience in business application design and development preferred

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

Knowledge of Java, Python and C#

Experience using multiple methods for creating APIs with hands-on authoring preferred

Willing to expand technological skill set to Big Data Technologies such as Hive, Pig and MapReduce

Specific experience in B2B system integrations

Experience with EDI and 852 preferred

Ability to make clear decisions where required, but also co-exist within a team environment

Leverage existing skills while applying new approaches

This position is based in Port Washington, NY.


The ideal candidate must be comfortable and effective when talking with a broad range of decision influencers and decision makers within an organization. The candidate will be able to effectively understand and build meaningful, advisory relationships at senior levels throughout the prospective customer's organization.


The ideal candidate will be competent in managing their time and activities and must embrace our proven opportunity and customer management processes and systems. Candidates must possess a can-do perspective in their professional attitude. They will be detail oriented and demonstrate a strong work ethic. They will be sticklers for accuracy in their own work as well as their colleagues.

The NPD Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Company Description

The NPD Group provides market information and analytic solutions that drive better decision-making and better results. The world's leading brands rely on us to help them get the right products in the right places for the right people. Practice areas include apparel, appliances, automotive, beauty, consumer electronics, diamonds, e-commerce, entertainment, fashion accessories, food consumption, foodservice, footwear, home, mobile, office supplies, retail, sports, technology, toys, video games, and watches / jewelry. For more information, visit and Follow us on Twitter: @npdgroup.