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Global SOC Director

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


As a Director in Global Security, you will lead UKG’s Global Security Operation Center (SOC) and be a part of the Cyber Defense organization. UKG’s Global SOC is comprised of 3 regionally based teams. These three teams utilize a follow-the-sun model and are responsible for security monitoring, detection, and response for both UKG’s corporate and product environments. You will be responsible for overseeing the triage, analysis, and investigations of all cyber security incidents ensuring containment and eradication is achieved. You will also partner with UKG’s Security Incident Management team and help lead security incidents and data breach investigations as well as handle post incident reporting to executive leadership and UKG’s Legal and Compliance teams.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Oversee all regional teams that analyze and monitor the information assets across UKG. Ensure that the teams are globally consistent and locally adaptable.
• Work with your team to identify, track and remove impediments to improve our visibility, monitoring, and investigation capabilities.
• Lead security incident and data breach investigations and handle post-incident reporting in urgent or critical situations.
• Translate the lessons learned from a security incident or data breach to improve our program or address control deficiencies.
• Use a maturity model to measure the incident detection and response capability and identify capability gaps in all support environments over time.
• Develop roadmaps, set objectives, and choose initiatives that support the goals of improving capability maturity.
• Demonstrate alignment on and execution of functional and team-level goals.
• Develop metrics for reporting purposes and drive specific actions, including measuring and improving operational effectiveness and performance and determining detective control effectiveness and coverage.


• 3-5 years in managing/leading cyber security teams (small to mid-size teams) with a proven track record of hiring, onboarding, and professional development
• 3-5 years working in a SOC and/or performing incident response/incident management
• Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills
• Foundational understanding of a broad range of security technologies, including EDR, Network based security controls, Public Cloud Security, etc.
• Experience working in a global company with teams outside of the United States
• Ability to communicate effectively with strong analytical and decision-making skills

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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