Cybersecurity Engineer, Threat Intelligence at NielsenIQ (Remote)

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Job Description

Our Cybersecurity team works diligently to ensure NielsenIQ’s software, hardware, and related components are protected from cyber-attacks. We’re constantly developing new security systems, analyzing current systems for vulnerabilities, and handling cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner worldwide.

As a Cybersecurity Engineer, Threat Intelligence you will be expected to research threat groups, understand TTP (Tactics, Techniques, Procedures) of threat actors, create methods of detecting malicious activity, provide techniques to better protect NielsenIQ, and help respond to issues when required. As part of detecting and protecting NielsenIQ this position will also be responsible for participating in red/purple team exercises.

What you’ll do

  • Researching threat groups and TTPs to better create detections, advise on protection, and communicate risk
  • Creating alerts to detect malicious activity to help Nielsen Security Operation Center detect and respond to attacks
  • Participate in simulated adversarial roles (red/purple team) to help Nielsen better understand vulnerabilities and help Nielsen Security Operations Center improve detection and response
  • Provide malware reverse engineering and digital forensics
  • Provide expert advice on the identification and mitigation of risks to help the business
  • Document standard practices and step-by-step procedures to improve Nielsen threat intelligence

We’re looking for people who have

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Information Systems or research related discipline or a minimum of 5+ years of direct Information Security experience
  • 3+ years of direct experience in Threat Intelligence, Red Team, or Incident Response
  • Experience working and developing in either python, ruby, or other programming languages is preferred
  • Having one or more security certifications such as SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CEH, OSCP is preferred
  • Having red/purple team experience is preferred


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

NielsenIQ 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.

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