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Lead Application Security Engineer (Development background (Java, C#) with Vulnerability & Security experience)

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Regular-Full Time


Noida - India - India

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 

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking a talented Application Security Engineer to join our internal Global Security Research & Architecture team chartered to drive remediation of application security vulnerabilities within the UKG product lines. The goal of this team is to ensure the security of software applications throughout the Software Development Lyfe Cycle. This role will require a strong technical background and expertise in software development and security.

This is a rare opportunity for the right Application Security Engineer to join UKG’s award winning team. You will be working alongside some of the best in the business. If you are qualified and want to join our top-rated team, apply online today.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

Identify, report, and prioritize application security vulnerabilities and work with development teams to remediate them.

Support and drive adoption of our internal Security Champions program.

Provide guidance on secure coding standards and conduct code reviews to ensure adherence.

Create and maintain documentation for security processes, procedures, and guidelines.

Participate in security audits and assessments.

Continuously improve Secure Software Development Life Cycle (S-SDLC) processes and environments

Assist in the investigation and resolution of security incidents related to applications.

Ensure that all tools supporting the security of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) are performing optimally (e.g., SAST, SCA, DAST, MAST, etc.)


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or software engineering.

8+ years of proven experience in application security and software development.

Experience with application security tools and techniques (e.g., SAST, DAST, SCA, Secure Code Reviews).

Strong understanding of security frameworks and standards (e.g., OWASP, NIST, SafeCode)

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C# or JavaScript/TypeScript.

Experience with cloud security (e.g. GCP, Azure)

Familiarity with container security

Knowledge of DevSecOps practices and tools

EEO Statement

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Disability Accommodation

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