Senior Engineer, Cybersecurity

  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Technology and Engineering

Job Description

Senior Engineer, Cybersecurity - Cloud security, Pune India


NielsenIQ is maturing its Cloud Security programs and is recruiting a Cybersecurity Engineer who will be responsible for evaluating the tools, processes and procedures used to secure applications within the cloud primarily focused on supporting Microsoft Azure, but includes GCP and AWS as well. You will be supporting programs across all geographies and business units.   

 As the Cloud Security Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining the tools and technologies that secure cloud applications and platforms. You will oversee cloud security tools and technologies within a multi-national matrixed environment. The cloud infrastructure security engineer will have the opportunity to uplift and optimize the Cloud-Native Protection Platform capabilities. 

This position will involve working closely with application development teams, business units, technical and non-technical stakeholders to drive the adoption and maturity of the NIQ’s Cloud security programs.  


  • Manage, maintain, troubleshoot and tune the Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) including CSPM, vulnerability management and integrating security into DevOps pipelines 
  • Evaluate & prioritize events and alerts within the cloud workload protection platform  
  • Document security tool integration requirements for DevOps tooling  
  • Tune alerting rules based on NIQ’s environment and compensating controls  
  • Partner with the application security team to implement security controls aligned to business operations  
  • Review IaaS / PaaS architecture roadmaps for the cloud to and recommend baseline security controls and hardening requirements  
  • Recommend security guardrails to protect workloads within the cloud while maintaining deployment agility  
  • Define security monitoring requirements with the Security Operations Center for Cloud based systems and applications  
  • Contribute to the security champions program for material related cloud infrastructure security  
  • Provide KPIs, OKRs and other security metrics to support scheduled and adhoc reporting activities 
  • Take ownership of additional duties as required 
  • Participate in on-call rotation 


  • At least three years working in a Cloud security role  
  • Experience with Cloud Workload Protection Platforms such as Azure Security Center, Wiz, Palo Alto Prisma, Orca Security, etc.  
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline including tools such as Bitbucket, Gitlab, Jenkins, Terraform  
  • Experience with DevOps methodologies, processes, and technologies  
  • Certifications such as AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security, AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies, AWS Certified Security – Specialty, vendor specific training  
  • Knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK framework  
  • Experience using JIRA, ServiceNow and Confluence  
  • A security mindset – always looking for the weaknesses in existing systems 
  • Demonstrated engagement in security conferences, training, learning, associations is highly desired and fully supported  
  • Lifelong learner with endless curiosity  
  • Ability to work independently on defined tasks and can be relied upon to deliver high quality results 
  • Demonstrable problem solving, analytical skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, carry out logical analysis, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Business and solution-oriented, global mindset of strategic orientation, with ability to act tactically as required. 
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English 
  • Delivering good customer service 

Additional Information

  • Enjoy a flexible and rewarding work environment with peer-to-peer recognition platforms. 
  • Recharge and revitalize with help of wellness plans made for you and your family. 
  • Plan your future with financial wellness tools. 
  • Stay relevant and upskill yourself with career development opportunities

Our Benefits

  • Flexible working environment
  • Volunteer time off
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Employee-Assistance-Program (EAP)

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™. NIQ is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population.

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