Threat Intell Engineer

  • Oldsmar, FL, USA
  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Technology and Engineering
  • Travel: No

Job Description

Nielsen Connect empowers manufacturers and retailers to make bold decisions and transform their businesses with trusted data, solutions, and insights designed to drive progress. We collect and process billions of pieces of data every single day, transforming this raw information into cutting edge solutions powered by our unified platform - an open data ecosystem, built on Microsoft Azure. Our Connect platform is microservices-based, with all layers highly decoupled and focused, so we can move as quickly as technology evolves, and transform the consumer research industry in ways our clients have never seen before. 


Nielsen’s Security Threat Intelligence team provides services that help teams to detect, protect, and respond to risks that may lead to compromise. As a Security Engineer 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 Nielsen, and help respond to issues when required. As part of detecting and protecting Nielsen this position will also be responsible for participating in red/purple team exercises.



  • 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



Your strong understanding of Cybersecurity can help Threat Intelligence find new ways of detecting and protecting against the threat, integrity will better help protect the Nielsen business, ability to see problems from different perspectives and reason out problems will improve Nielsen’s Threat Intelligence



  • 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

ABOUT NIELSEN We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:

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