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Manager, Global Security- Technical + People Mgmt (Global SOC, Security Operations, Forensic Analysis)

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

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


As a Manager, you will lead India-based security personnel, including the Security Operations Center team that uses a follow-the-sun structure. You will work to ensure continuous monitoring, detection and response to security events affecting UKG and customers, as well as working closely with our security operations teams in Singapore and Fort Lauderdale. You will manage the India team and take ownership of our customers’ escalations during the India business hours.

Together with the SOC team, you will monitor for infiltration attempts, analyze logs looking for
patterns to ensure that infiltration attempts are identified and dealt with in a timely manner.
You will identify attack patterns, figure out how to defend against them, and continuously evolve the team to be more efficient through the creation of tools and/or enhancements to our detection systems. You will be working closely with our threat intelligence and counter security teams to ensure that we are always one step ahead of the adversaries.

You will be there to support the team whenever they need your assistance, guidance and
advice. You must enjoy doing hands-on technical work, and will represent the final level of escalation, as needed. You must always look to improve the SOC and critique the status quo, constantly striving to work to improve the global team.

Due to the nature of the work, you are required to have occasional on-call duties on weekends and/or holidays. Additional work hours may also be required during an incident investigation. 

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:
• Collect and maintain data needed to meet system cybersecurity reporting.
• Ensure that cybersecurity inspections, tests, and reviews are coordinated for the network environment.
• Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, guidance, and standard operating procedures concerning the security of network system(s) operations.
• Recognize a possible security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident, as required.
• Supervise or manage protective or corrective measures when a cybersecurity incident or vulnerability is discovered.
• Supervise and assign work to analysts and data science personnel.
• Facilitate Noida-based resources needed for security investigations/incidents.
• Communicate in English: write clearly and speak authoritatively to different audiences (business leaders and engineers).


(Experience, Education, Certification, License and Training)
• Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related discipline
• Working professional with 5-8 years of relevant work experience with 3+ years in managing/leading projects and/or teams

Required Qualifications:
• Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies and best practices.
• Knowledge of cybersecurity, incident response methodologies, privacy principles, cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and detection methodologies and techniques for detecting intrusions.
• Knowledge of information security program management, project management, and resource management principles and techniques.
• Ability to tailor technical and planning information to a customer’s level of understanding.
• Experience with Splunk, Elastic Search, EDR solutions, email security tools, and cloud environments (GCP, Azure, AWS).
• Build metrics on efficiency, effectiveness, and coverage, and demonstrate proof of value.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
• Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies, threats, and threat vectors.
• Knowledge of enterprise incident response program, roles, and responsibilities.
• Knowledge of an organization's information classification program and procedures for information compromise.
• Knowledge of cyber competitions as a way of developing skills by providing hands-on experience in simulated, real-world situations.
• Skill in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.
• Skill to use critical thinking to analyze organizational patterns and relationships.
• Ability to exercise judgment when policies are not well-defined.
• This role requires 24X7 Operations, who is ready to work in Night Shifts (who is flexible to work as per US Time zone).

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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