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Lead Detection Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Branchburg - New Jersey - United States, Indianapolis - Indiana - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


As a Senior Security Analyst, you will be part of UKG's Global Security Detection Engineering team. This global team is responsible for detecting and responding to sophisticated cyber threats and attacks. In your role you will leverage a variety of tools and resources to proactively detect, investigate, and respond to emerging and/or persistent threats impacting UKG and/or its customers.

• You will contribute to the design and delivery of a scalable and optimized SIEM/SOAR solution with the goal of real time threat detection with automated response capabilities.
• You will work with like minded people on your team and in partnership with the Security Operations Center (SOC), Threat Intelligence, and Incident Management teams to help develop a pipeline of relevant and real-world threat detections and hunt use cases.


• 6+ years' experience in information security, with 2-3 years of relevant experience developing cyber threat use cases and correlation search tuning for security event detections
• 2-3 additional years of relevant experience working as a Security Operation Center (SOC) analyst and/or Cyber Threat Intelligence analyst for a mid to large size company/institution
• Strong understanding of the Splunk Query Language with the ability to create advanced correlation searches and dashboards
• Knowledge of cyber attack stages (e.g., reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, etc) and/or the MITRE ATT&CK framework and general adversarial/defensive security techniques.
• Proficient in Python programming or similar programming language experience, Splunk Cloud ES and Splunk SOAR (Phantom) Experience highly preferred

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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Disability Accommodation

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