VP, Confidential Computer Engineering

  • New York
  • Full-time

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Job Description

VP, Confidential Computer Engineering - 87001

Technology and Engineering - USA New York, New York 


VP, Confidential Compute Engineering


Nielsen Media is recruiting for a Senior Confidential Compute Engineer position to help take its blossoming Data Partnership engagements to the next level. The Senior Confidential Compute Engineer is responsible for architecting, implementing and rolling out solutions allowing Nielsen to safely share its data with other parties in a variety of environments, some hostile and some neutral, without compromising the privacy of its data or unreasonably restricting the type of computing that can be achieved over the Nielsen and 3rd party data.
This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned hands-on senior Engineer to participate in the definition of the product itself and see the product taken all the way to production.

The VP, Confidential Compute Engineering position is a very senior position within the Nielsen Media organization. It touches upon critical aspects of the business:
Data Privacy, the cornerstone of our business 
Digital Contracts
Multi Party Computing
Clean Room implementation
Proof-carrying code
Tamper-free design


  • The ideal Senior Confidential Compute Engineer would meet the following requirements:
  • A degree in a quantitative field or proof of work in a highly quantitative field
  • Practical knowledge of Cryptography techniques
  • Advanced programming skills in any of the following: Java, Scala, Python, Go, C, C++
  • Understanding of network security protocols, key exchange mechanisms and certificates
  • Prior exposure to frameworks such as MPC, Differential Privacy and/or TPM
  • A desire to remain deeply involved with the implementation aspect of the project


Good to have:

  • Exposure to Enclave Technologies (TEE)
  • Linux containers
  • Technical blog
  • Scientific publications
  • Scanning techniques


As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

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.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: NJ - Parsippany, NJ - Princeton, PA - Pittsburgh, 

Travel:  No