Engineer,Cyber – Application Security (Python OOPS)

Pune, India


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Engineer,Cyber – Application Security (Python OOPS) , Pune-India


NielsenIQ is maturing its Application Security programs and is recruiting a Application security Engineer who will be responsible for evaluating the tools, processes and procedures used to secure the DevOps pipeline. You will be supporting programs across all geographies and business units.

As the Application Security, Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining the tools and technologies that used to analyze and secure application code. You will oversee application security tools and technologies within a multi-national matrixed environment. The application security engineer will have the opportunity to replace the current Static and Dynamic Application Security Tool and advocate for the tech stack used for monitoring.

This position will involve working closely with cloud security team, business units, technical and non-technical stakeholders to drive the adoption and maturity of the NIQ’s Application security programs.


  • Develop and maintain NIQ’s Bug Bounty Program
  • Conduct threat modeling for applications
  • Integrate security tools into the CI/CD process
  • Build and maintain a security champions program and security training for developers
  • Tune and suppress alert 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
  • Put another way, we build tools to help other engineers solve security problems at scale!


  • 4+ years of experience writing object oriented code (Python preferred) in a professional environment
  • Experience deploying containers using CI/CD pipeline tools like Github Actions or Jenkins, and Terraform or Helm
  • Self-starter, technology and security hobbyist, enthusiast and Lifelong learner with endless curiosity
  • Fall asleep dreaming of the OWASP Top ten
  • Have experience building serverless functions in Azure
  • Knowledge of Cloud Workload Protection Platforms such as Azure Security Center, Wiz, Palo Alto Prisma, Orca Security, etc.
  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence and DevOps methodologies, processes, and technologies.
  • Hands on with SAST and DAST tools such as Checkmarx, Netsparker, R7 InsightAppSec
  • Demonstrated engagement in security conferences, training, learning, associations is highly desired and fully supported

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, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, reveals new pathways to growth for retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. With operations in more than 100 countries, NIQ delivers the most complete and clear understanding of consumer buying behavior through an advanced business intelligence platform with integrated predictive analytics. NIQ delivers the Full View. 

NIQ was founded in 1923 and is an Advent International portfolio company. For more information, visit 

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Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

NIQ is committed to reflecting the diversity of the clients, communities, and markets we measure within our own workforce. We exist to count everyone and are on a mission to systematically embed inclusion and diversity into all aspects of our workforce, measurement, and products. We enthusiastically invite candidates who share that mission to join us.

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. Our global non-discrimination policy covers these protected classes in every market in which we do business worldwide.

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Tags: Analytics Application security Azure Checkmarx CI/CD Cloud DAST DevOps GitHub Helm IaaS Jira Monitoring OWASP PaaS Python SAST Terraform

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences Flex hours Wellness

Regions: Asia/Pacific North America
Countries: India United States
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