Engineer, Cybersecurity - EDR ( Microsoft defender for Endpoint)

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

Job Description

Engineer, Cyber - EDR ( Microsoft defender for Endpoint) - Pune,India


NielsenIQ is working toward a position of greater maturity within the Endpoint Security technology domain.  This position will be responsible for maintaining current technologies while working toward implementing more sophisticated means of visibility and control of hosts.  You will be supporting programs across all geographies and business units.  

As an Endpoint Security Consultant, you will be responsible for ongoing maintenance and operations of current tools as well as ongoing modification so that the abilities of the tools are actualized.  The primary focus will be on NielsenIQ-hosted solutions but will also incorporate various tools across a diverse array of cloud platforms with a strong focus on Azure solutions. 

This position will involve working closely with Enterprise IT to deploy and operate a variety of tools.  


  • Operate and maintain current EDR / antivirus platforms.  
  • Provide configuration support and participate in troubleshooting activities to support application platforms as well as end users.
  • Manage content filtering technologies such as Smart Screen or Zscaler.
  • Deploy and manage DLP solutions to prevent unauthorized access, transmission, or exfiltration of sensitive data. Monitor such alerts and take appropriate actions to mitigate risk.
  • Work with Enterprise IT to drive best practices across global estate of endpoints (cloud, virtual, physical, application, etc.).
  • Support Security Operations Center and Incident Response functions.
  • Participate in proof of concept activities for new products.
  • Write, create and update documentation for internal teams, technical users and end users.
  • Interface with vendors to drive issue resolution.
  • Create and present training materials for non-technical users.
  • Support organization-wide campaigns to drive security foundations into all technology.  


  • Hands-on security and configuration experience with Windows, Linux and MacOS 
  • 3 -6 years of Experience using tools such as JAMF and Intune. Ability to manage and support popular AV/EDR platforms such as McAfee EPO, Microsoft Defender, SentinelOne
  • Ability to directly support incident response teams and participate on an as-demanded basis 
  • Hands on with and securing modern enterprise technologies such as containers, virtualization, cloud, secrets management, orchestration, authentication, SSO, MFA, federation in multi-cloud environments, passwordless and zero trust architecture 
  • Demonstrated experience with change management in enterprise production environments 
  • Should have a solid working knowledge of modern networking and full understanding of the OSI Model
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as PowerShell or Python desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field including Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Physics, Science or similar desired - experience in government, military or in other capacities with similar focus can be substituted 

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

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. For more information, visit

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