Senior Engineer, Cybersecurity

Pune, India


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Senior Engineer, Cybersecurity - SIEM Management, Chennai/Pune India


At NIQ, we deliver the most complete and clear understanding of consumer buying behavior that reveals new pathways to growth. We are seeking a Senior Cybersecurity SIEM Engineer to join our team. 

Our Cybersecurity team works diligently to ensure NIQ’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. 

NIQ is on the precipice of a major uplift within the SIEM technology domain.  This position will be responsible for maintaining current technologies while working toward a major implementation effort of a new SIEM platform and supporting technologies.  You will be supporting programs across all geographies and business units.    

As a Senior SIEM Engineer, you will be responsible for ongoing maintenance and operations of current tools as well heavily participating in the forthcoming project to migrate to a new platform. The ability to implement new solutions/platforms is critical.   

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 SIEM platform working with a managed service provider. 
  • Design and lead SIEM implementation globally across all businesses. 
  • Monitor and remediate platform & log source health. 
  • Manage and filter log sources to reduce ingest volume. 
  • Enrich log sources to provide additional context and value. 
  • Create alerts and dashboards. 
  • Provide configuration support and participate in troubleshooting activities to support application platforms. 
  • Work with Enterprise IT to drive compliance against logging and monitoring standards.  
  • Support SOC and IR functions to drive understanding and use of tools/environments. 
  • Work with SOC/IR to consume requirements for monitoring and alerting on an ongoing basis.  
  • Assist with design of log and data flows from various inputs that source from a diverse technology environment.  
  • Participate in decision making for new product analysis and selection (POC activities).  
  • 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.  
  • Provide KPIs, OKRs and other security metrics to support scheduled and adhoc reporting activities. 
  • Take ownership of additional duties as required. 
  • Participate in on-call rotation. 


  • Minimum of 7 years of direct experience in cybersecurity operations.  
  • Hands-on experience with popular SIEM platforms such as Sentinel, Splunk, Kibana and others. 
  • Strong understanding of enterprise-scale storage, data retention policies and best practices.  
  • Comprehensive understanding of data analysis, data manipulation, databases, indexing and all backend requirements that are required to operate a SIEM efficiently.  
  • Knowledge of various cloud storage technologies and products to suit a diverse set of use cases (hot storage, cold storage, cost effective means of using them).  
  • Experience implementing and using forwarding layer technologies.  
  • Ability to directly support incident response teams and participate on an as-demanded basis.  
  • Experience working with and securing modern enterprise technologies including containers, virtualization, cloud, secrets management, orchestration, authentication, SSO, MFA, federation in multi-cloud environments, passwordless, zero trust architecture.  
  • Demonstrated experience with change management in enterprise production environments.  
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Powershell or Python.  
  • Ability to manipulate large datasets using tools such as Splunk, PowerBI, SQL.   
  • Demonstrated engagement in security conferences, training, learning, associations are highly desired and fully supported 
  • Ability to work independently on defined tasks and can be relied upon to deliver high quality results 
  • Demonstrable problem solving, analytical skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, carry out logical analysis, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Business and solution-oriented, global mindset of strategic orientation, with ability to act tactically as required. 
  • Lifelong learner with endless curiosity 
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English 
  • Delivering good customer service 

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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Tags: Analytics Cloud Compliance Governance Incident response KPIs Monitoring OKR PowerShell Python Scripting SIEM SOC Splunk SQL SSO Vulnerabilities Zero Trust

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences Flex hours Health care Startup environment Wellness

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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