Analyst, Cyber

Pune, India

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Analyst, Cyber (Security Exceptions) - Pune, India


Our Cybersecurity department works diligently to ensure NielsenIQ’s software, hardware, and related components are protected from cyber-attacks. We’re constantly developing new security systems, analyzing current systems for vulnerabilities, and handling cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner worldwide. 

Within the Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, and Compliance team, you will work on the Security Exceptions. You’ll also be responsible for exception operations and engaging with the business for additional information gathering. These efforts will require a detail-oriented approach and a willingness to learn existing process automations.    


  • Analyst will handle Security Exceptions, findings/issues and vendor management. 
  • Re-evaluate current Security Exceptions intake to deduplicate, simplify, and re-format for improved user experience. 
  • Support operational Security Exceptions processing for requests from the business. 
  • Assist with development of corrective action plans and monitoring open remediation status. 


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Information Systems, Computer Security, or research related discipline or a minimum of 2 years of direct Information Technology experience 
  • 1-2 years’ experience with enterprise security risk assessment, vendor risk assessment, IT audit, or IT compliance 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Relevant industry certification or pursuing certification (e.g., CRISC, CISA, CISM, CISSP) 
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 Products 
  • Collaborative and readiness to take initiative to engage with team members on projects. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Prioritizing, time management, and organizational skills 
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback 

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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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.

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* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Analytics Audits CISA CISM CISSP Compliance CRISC Governance Monitoring Risk assessment Vendor management Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Wellness

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
Job stats:  74  25  0
Category: Analyst Jobs

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