North America / United States / FL / Tampa – Oldsmar /

Technology & Engineering

#: 743999734816071 / REF1257G

Mid-Senior Level


Job Description

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