Engineer, Cyber - Defender Endpoint Security (EDR)

Pune, India


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Engineer, Cyber - Defender Endpoint Security (EDR), Chennai/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 Engineer, 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.  Additionally, there will be significant uplift to transition from the current platforms to an integrated platform.  The ability to implement new solutions/platforms is critical. 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, infrastructure teams and the Governance Risk and Controls team 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 
  • Work with Enterprise IT to drive best practices across global estate of endpoints (cloud, virtual, physical, application, etc.) 
  • Review and advise regarding best practices for endpoint hardening 
  • Support Security Operations Center and Incident Response functions to drive understanding and use of tools/environments 
  • Participate in POC activities and decision making for new product analysis and selection 
  • Write, create and update documentation for internal teams, technical users and end users 
  • Interface with vendors to drive product enhancements as well as issue resolution 
  • Create and present training materials for non-technical users  
  • Support organization-wide campaigns to drive security foundations into all technology  


  • 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 
  • Hands-on security and configuration experience with Windows, Linux and MacOS 
  • Experience using tools such as JAMF and Intune .Ability to manage and support popular AV/EDR platforms such as McAfee EPO, Microsoft Defender, Crowdstrike  
  • Working knowledge of how to extract data and manipulate endpoints using Tanium .Ability to directly support incident response teams and participate on an as-demanded basis 
  • Experience working with government or military organizations and sophisticated cybercrime experience including knowledge of sophisticated hacking techniques, malicious actors, IOCs, TTPs and the ability to translate intelligence into action is desirable 
  • 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 
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python ,MITRE ATT&CK and NIST CSF frameworks 
  • Ability to manipulate large datasets using tools such as Splunk, PowerBI, SQL  Ability to reverse engineer malware using a variety of tools is desirable, but not required 
  • 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 Azure Cloud Computer Science CrowdStrike Cyber crime EDR Endpoint security Governance Incident response Jamf Linux MacOS Malware MITRE ATT&CK NIST Physics PowerShell Python Scripting SOC Splunk SQL SSO TTPs Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences Flex hours Wellness

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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