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Lead Cloud Security Engineer

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


At UKG, security is at the core of everything we do. In the continuous pursuit of improving our application and infrastructure security, we are looking for a Security Engineer to join our team. The Security Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of the security event data collection for the Enterprise Information Security organization related to incident response, threat monitoring, threat intelligence, and operations across SIEM platforms. This will include building and maintaining security systems. Tasks will include installing, configuring, and updating hardware and software; establishing and managing user accounts; overseeing or conducting backup and recovery tasks; implementing operational and technical security controls; and adhering to organizational security policies and procedures.

• Build, test, deploy, and manage various Cloud Security solutions
• Demonstrate and promote Cloud Security best practices
• Securing container technology such as Kubernetes and Docker
• Development of automation using Infrastructure as Code
• Provide security expertise and guidance to development and engineering teams
• Define technical control requirements, evaluate existing tool effectiveness, and propose solutions to enhance the company's security posture
• Acts as a consultant on best practices to internal customers to ensure processes are embedded to ensure compliance to security standards
• Generate effective and actionable Information Security reports and provides pertinent input to briefing presentations for leadership


• 7-10 years of combined experience as a Software Engineer, Security Engineer or a Cloud Security Engineer
• At least 3 years of experience building and architecting on Cloud-based Platforms
• Detailed understanding of Cloud Security fundamentals
• Professional experience architecting/operating solutions and security frameworks built on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud and virtualization technologies, such as Kubernetes, Docker and OpenStack
• The ability to design, install and maintain security controls over multi-cloud platforms
• 3-5 years of relevant experience working with technologies such as Ansible, Terraform, RegEx, Chef
• Comfortable working with at least one scripting Languages such as Python, Bash, PowerShell, batch scripts.
• Experience managing and provisioning infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code tools.
• Experience with Cloud Security Posture Management tools.
• Experience providing security threat assessments and technical guidance for network architecture design and security considerations.
• Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations, for complex mission-critical solutions.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Information Systems, Information Security, or related fields; preferred but not required.
• Certification in any of the following a plus: Google Cloud Architect; AWS Cloud Architect; CISSP

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Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

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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