Principal Engineer ( PAM - CyberArk, Active Directory)

Pune, India

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Job Description

NielsenIQ is looking to mature our Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program. To support that effort, we are seeking a skilled and driven Senior level Cybersecurity Engineer with a solid understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM), Privilege Access Management (PAM) concepts and solutions, a strong background in cross-platform integration. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive Identity and Access Management solutions. This role will have hands-on CyberArk architectural, engineering, and operational responsibilities as well as technical leadership and expert level implementation skills. The candidate will be self-motivated, detailed orientated performer who wants to be part of growing NIQ global IAM program.


  • Support IAM technology stack and adhere to top-tier security practices, encompassing architecture, implementation, monitoring, maintenance, enhancements, and related tasks.
  • Demonstrate expertise in engineering best practices, encompassing analysis, design, development, deployment, and support of software solutions and infrastructure implementations/upgrades.
  • Proven hands-on experience with CyberArk or equivalent technologies with product owner mindset.
  • The ability to articulate design concepts of technical product components of CyberArk, such as vaults, safes, session managers, key managers, credential providers, external integrations, auditing & reporting, and access control mechanisms.
  • Develop automated solutions using Rest APIs/Scripting.
  • Enforce IAM and PAM controls in Cloud platforms like Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Implement identity and access management framework and principals.
  • Proactively identify security gaps and develop solutions.
  • Communicate with internal customers to clarify objectives, status, or to provide information as needed.
  • Drive continual improvement processes to enhance the end-user experience, increase technology value, and improve security posture.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Cybersecurity or Computer Information Systems or related field with minimum of 8 years of technology experience. 
  • Minimum 7 years of experience supporting and developing Cybersecurity solutions.
  • Strong understanding of Identity & Access Governance with focus on Privilege Access Management in On-Prem, Cloud, and IaaS/PaaS platforms.
  • Broad understanding of the IAM cybersecurity landscape including identity stores, authentication / authorization, strong authentication, & privileged access management capabilities and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of coding with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Solid experience with databases, Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Application Systems, Operating Systems, and Network Infrastructure
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on risk and business objectives.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.  Must be able to communicate technical details in a clear, concise, understandable manner.
  • Effective multi-tasking skills and customer-focused approach
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration abilities, enabling effective and autonomous teamwork across diverse stakeholders and teams with minimal supervision.

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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Tags: Active Directory Analytics APIs Audits AWS Azure Cloud Cyberark GCP Governance IaaS IAM Monitoring PaaS PowerShell Python Scripting

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Wellness

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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