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Site Reliability Engineer(SRE)-Linux/Container/Infrastructure (Hybrid)

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


At UKG security is at the core of everything we do. In the continuous pursuit of improving our application and infrastructure security, we are looking for a Security Engineer to join our team. The Security Engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining security systems. Tasks 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.

• Design, Build, install, configure, test and deploy changes to existing observability (SIEM) solution.
• Manage system/server resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability
• Monitor and maintain system/server configuration.
• Ensure all systems security operations and maintenance activities are properly documented and updated.
• Maintain baseline system security according to organizational policies.
• Manage accounts and access to systems and equipment.
• Monitor and maintain observability cluster performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with consumers to implement those fixes.
• Develop and maintain solutions for operational administration, system/data backups, disaster recovery, and security/performance monitoring.
• Ability to monitor measures or indicators of system performance and availability.


• Ability to script or code OS/application-level automation tasks
• Ability to perform basic data/log parsing
• Ability to work with open-source orchestration software (Kubernetes) for deploying, managing, and scaling container-based applications.
• Skill in conducting system/server planning, management, and maintenance.
• Knowledge of automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Packer etc
• Knowledge of system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques
• Knowledge of infrastructure tools such as Terraform preferred.
• Knowledge or familiarity with HAProxy and nginx.
• Experience in system administration with professional skills in Linux on distributed systems.
• Establish, maintain and evolve concepts in continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for existing and new services.
• Experience with distributed, open-source search and analytics engines preferred.
• Experience with Public Cloud provider infrastructure, system deployments and product release operations.
• Experience with and usage of metrics systems (e.g. Elastic Stack, Graphana, Prometheus, Influx) to diagnose issues and quantify impacts.
• Familiarity with SLAs, SLOs, and SLIs
• Bachelors or Masters in Information Systems or Information Security preferred but not required
This is a Hybrid role employee would be required to be within 50 miles of one of the following locations to attend the occasional meeting.
- Montreal & Toronto & Kelowna (Canada)
- Alpharetta & Atlanta, GA
- Cleburne, TX
- Irvine & San Francisco & Santa Ana, CA
- Lowell
- Weston
- Branchburg, NJ

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

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.