Cybersecurity Incident Response Analyst at NielsenIQ
Our Cybersecurity team 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.
As a Cybersecurity Incident Response Analyst, you assess, plan, and enact security measures to help protect our organization from security threats and attacks on its computer networks and systems. This job involves handling high visibility Cybersecurity incidents to completion, simulating attacks to identify vulnerabilities, testing new software to help protect the company’s data, and helping users adhere to new regulations and processes to improve Nielsen's security posture. At Nielsen, our obsession with understanding consumer behavior through technology is what motivates us. Your role will ensure that you are protecting Nielsen’s brand, data integrity, and our customers.
What you’ll do
Following NIST IR guidelines to manage high visibility Cybersecurity incidents. Monitor the organization’s computer networks and systems to identify any violations and security threats that need to be resolved. Perform analysis to determine scope and root cause of security event
Research processes and regulations to ensure the company’s systems stay as safe as possible, in addition to developing security standards for all employees to adhere to. This involves researching the latest information technology security trends and software to help prevent any issues
Perform malware analysis activities to gain insight to assist security incident activities. Carry out tests to simulate attacks so they can identify areas where the company is vulnerable and ways in which its systems might be exploited by hackers and viruses. Participate and conduct internal training exercises, tabletops, and lunch and learns
Prepare and create reports to document any process implementation, improvements made, and security threats that may have impacted the organization. Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
Interface with cross-functional teams such as Infrastructure, Legal, Privacy, and the Business to address Cybersecurity related issues. Communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner to both technical and non-technical audiences
We’re looking for people who have
Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Information Systems, Computer Security, a research related discipline or a minimum of 5+ years of direct Information Security experience
3+ years of direct experience in an Information Security role
2+ years of Python scripting experience
2+ years of direct experience using SIEM, EDR, AV, and Proxy solutions
Advanced knowledge of networking, operating systems fundamentals
Having one or more security certifications such as SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CEH, OSCP
Advanced computer forensic or network forensic certifications
Demonstrated success at meaning projects between cross functional teams
Experience automating common tasks preferred
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.
NielsenIQ 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.