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Senior Manager Detection Engineering

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) is seeking a Sr. Manager Detection Engineering to work in our Global Security team.
• As the Sr. Manager for UKG's Global Security Detection Engineering team you will lead Cyber Threat use case development, SIEM/SOAR integrations, Incident Response playbook automations, security alerting workflow/ticketing and SOC metrics/dashboard development for executive reporting
• You will manage a team of 8-10 Detection Engineers and Data Scientist and collaborate 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 across complex corporate and product environments


• At least 3-5 years in managing/leading cyber security teams (small to mid-size teams) with a proven track record of hiring, onboarding, and professional development
• Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills
• Foundational understanding of a broad range of security technologies, including EDR, Network based security controls, Public Cloud Security, etc.
• More than 5 years of experience with the following:
o SIEM/SOAR design, deployment, operationalization, and maintenance
o Use case development and correlation search tuning for security event detections
o Knowledge of cyber-attack stages (e.g., reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, gaining
o access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, etc.) and/or the MITRE ATT&CK framework and general adversarial/defensive security techniques
o Python programming or similar programming language experience

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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Disability Accommodation

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