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Network Security Engineer

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Singapore - Singapore - Remote, Sydney - New South Wales - Australia


Security/Privacy & Risk

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Description & Requirements


UKG is seeking a Networking/Firewall security engineer II who has experience in security related technologies such as Next Generation Firewalls, intrusion detection, IPSEC VPN, and remote access VPN technologies. The candidate is expected to perform implementations and configuration of network security devices including network IDS and firewalls. Strong understanding network-level troubleshooting and break-fix implementations. This role is also expected to assist in administering and supporting our network security controls. Our environment is challenging and fast-paced.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

Aid/advise in new project design, implementation, troubleshooting, and documentation of network security infrastructures and related systems
Assess network and security infrastructure architecture and document findings and recommendations based on industry best practices
Work with firewalls, virtual private networks, DDoS mitigation devices, and system security
Perform implementations and configuration of network security devices including Next Generation Firewalls.
Define and administer security policies to control access to systems.
Responsible for the daily operations and overall integration of security within the company’s network.
Network-level troubleshooting firewall issues.
Maintain and perform administration duties with perimeter security systems.
Manage, Recommend and Oversee Corporate Security profile from edge to endpoints relating to Network transport
Recognize and act upon subtle problems with system design or performance and take the necessary and appropriate steps to improve the condition.


Required Qualifications:

Strong knowledge and understanding of both network and application layer firewall technologies.
Prior hands-on professional experience with Enterprise Class firewalls.
Ability to apply knowledge and experience to manage complex firewall policies in an enterprise environment
Experience with Public Cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
Experience with VPN tunneling and administration.
Understanding of enterprise level network operations including but not limited to route, switch, segmentation and filtering technologies in traditional and virtualized environments
Experience with IDS tools such as Zeek/Bro, Snort, Suricata
Strong analytical, reasoning, and organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple systems
Ability to communicate clearly to end-users and executive level
Strong problem solving skills
Strong organizational skills
Willingness to teach others and share knowledge  
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors or Masters in Information Systems or Information Security preferred
Industry recognized security certification such as Security+, CEH, SANS GIAC, CISSP preferred
MCSE or Vendor certifications are a plus


Corporate 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

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