Security Engineering Manager

New York City


A global leader in audience insights, data and analytics, Nielsen shapes the future of media with accurate measurement of what people listen to and watch.

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At Nielsen, we believe that career growth is a partnership. You ultimately own, fuel and set the journey. By joining our team of nearly 14,000 associates, you will become part of a community that will help you to succeed. We champion you because when you succeed, we do too. Embark on a new initiative, explore a fresh approach, and take license to think big, so we can all continuously improve. We enable your best to power our future. 

About This Job

Nielsen is the industry’s most trusted data analytics solution for video content across all platforms and devices. We follow modern security practices to uphold the privacy and security of all our data and systems. 
We're protecting tens of thousands of endpoints across multiple cloud and on premise environments. As a Security Engineering Manager you'll have the opportunity to work with subject matter experts in industry leading technologies deployed at scale to protect our products from an always evolving threat landscape. You will be responsible for driving the delivery of strategic and operational goals, creating team culture, and collaborating with other cross-functional teams to ensure solutions are effective and in alignment with Nielsen’s strategic goals.

Nielsen provides all its employees with opportunities for education & training, including reimbursement for certification or degree programs and the chance to attend training conferences. We also provide an unlimited PTO program and advancement opportunities along a technical or managerial path of your preference.


  • Lead a team of engineers responsible for global security technology deployment and operations across multi-cloud and on-prem environments
  • Manage work-intake, prioritization, and execution of strategic projects and technology operations using Agile practices and tools
  • Drive maturity in security services by identifying and implementing measurable outcome-based metrics such as Mean Time to Resolve (MTTR) and technology uptime
  • Drive and enable the security engineering team to modernize security workloads and adopt DevSecOps best practices
  • Maintain on-call operations and ticketing queues for the engineering team
  • Provide strategic guidance and oversight for security and infrastructure services that operate within our platforms and hybrid cloud and on-prem environments globally
  • Serve as the main point of contact for security technology service delivery across the security organization
  • Partner with security architecture in researching technologies to continue to improve data security controls within the enterprise
  • Focus on standardization, suitability, and integration of existing and new technology in order to maximize security capabilities, minimize spend, and provide best-in-class technology services to our internal customers
  • Serve as an escalation point for security related issues or outages
  • Support definition of security policies, controls, and processes
  • Manage and measure technology vendors and managed service providers (MSPs) according to contracts and SLAs
  • Maintain an open, collaborative, and consultative culture supported by outreach and education
  • Identify and foster stakeholder engagement across the business in order to be successful with these responsibilities
  • Share knowledge and actively bridge relationships into other verticals both within the security organization and with business partners


  • 7+ years of direct security engineering experience, including direct management experience
  • Expertise in the fields of infrastructure, network security, endpoint security, and technology operations
  • Expertise cloud computing standards and controls (AWS, GCP, Azure)Leadership both in technical acumen and in the management of people and processes Experience with a variety of security solutions such as EDR, SIEM, DLP, CASB, NGFW, IAM, email security, etc.
  • Superior communication, problem solving, organization, collaboration, presentation, and people skills
  • Knowledge of common information security standards, such as ISO, CIS, NIST
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate technical details in a clear, understandable manner
  • Security certification such as SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CEH, OSCP
Nielsen: Enabling your best to power a better media future. Our comprehensive benefits package (including health & wellness plans, 401(k) retirement coupled with a Nielsen match, a generous paid time off policy, company provided car for those who qualify, and if eligible, a discretionary incentive/bonus) is designed to be inclusive for all employees and families, and we take pride in ensuring that employees are rewarded holistically for the role they are doing and their performance.

A reasonable estimate of salary range for a new employee to be offered this role would be $66,000 - $225,000 which would be adjusted based on each employee's geographic location.  The position of each employee within a compensation range at Nielsen is dependent on several individual circumstances, such as experience, training, certifications and other business requirements/needs. 

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. 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.

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Tags: Agile Analytics AWS Azure CEH CISSP Cloud DevSecOps EDR Endpoint security GCP GIAC IAM Network security NGFW NIST OSCP Privacy SANS SIEM SLAs

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Conferences Health care Salary bonus Unlimited paid time off Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States
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