Skip to content

Senior Security Network Engineer

General Information

Ref #:


Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

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


About the Team:
At UKG, security is at the core of everything we do. We are looking for a Sr. Network Security Engineer who has experience in security related technologies such as Next Generation Firewalls, intrusion detection, Email Security, IPSEC VPN, and Zero Trust Network Architecture technologies to join our team.

About the Role:
The Sr. Network Security Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and documenting security solutions and related security controls throughout the Enterprise. This includes managing security tools and tasks that 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.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:
• Review, test, and implement security solutions related to email protection (eg.. Proofpoint, Barracuda, SpamTitan, Mimecast, or Barracuda), public cloud (eg.. AWS, Azure, or GCP), Firewalls/IDS/Network Detection and Response tools
• Assess network security architectures, document findings and recommendations based on industry best practices. 
• Solid understanding of network protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and routing protocols
• Define and review security policies to control access to systems. 
• Experience with firewall administration, VPN configuration, and network intrusion detection/prevention systems
• Strong knowledge of security best practices and standards (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST)
• Perform implementations and configuration of network security technologies
• Apply Zero Trust principals to control network access to resources
• Recommend, create, and maintain security configuration baselines to be used to harden systems
• Ensure all systems security operations and maintenance activities are properly documented and updated.
• Automate manual tasks for improved efficiencies (eg.. infrastructure as code)
• Support Enterprise Risk with audits and compliance initiatives
• Assist in developing requirements and driving deliverables


About You:

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum five (5) years of experience in a Network Security Engineering role working with Firewalls, DDOS/WAF, IPS and ZTNA
• Industry recognized Security certification such as CSSP, CISSP, or Security+, etc
• Hands-on experience with Enterprise Class firewalls
• Knowledge of security frameworks including NIST, ISO, CIS, OWASP 10, etc
• Understanding of SSL/TLS certificates and implementation (Private and public key infrastructure)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Masters in Information Systems, Information Security, or related fields; preferred but not required
• Experience with DLP, ZTNA solutions (eg. Zscaler, Axis, Prisma Access)
• Experience with DDOS/WAF (eg. Cloudflare, Silverline, Cloud Armor)
• Have working knowledge with Powershell, Ansible, Terraform, RegEx, Chef or Puppet


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. 

View The EEO Know Your Rights poster and its supplement. 

View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email