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Sr. Manager, Security Engineering Operations

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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


UKG is seeking a Senior Manager, Security Engineering Operations, to be part of our Global Security organization, as a member of our Identity Access Management (IAM) & Engineering leadership team. This person will play a critical role in ensuring the security and integrity of our organization’s systems and data and bring technical expertise related to platform authentication, directory services, authorization, access control, security, and networking. They will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, and lead and build a team of skilled professionals, driving the implementation and maintenance of robust security practices, solutions, and systems.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and execute security strategy aligned with business goals

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security practices into the organization’s overall technology roadmap

Work with internal stakeholders across numerous technical functions, and develop technical roadmaps for core enterprise security solutions

Operate as a subject matter expert on directory services and engineering solutions

Evaluate and select security tools and technologies to enhance our defenses

Partner with and manage the relationships with key technical vendors to deliver engineering capabilities and services

Collaborate with IT architecture, security architecture, and infrastructure SMEs to ensure alignment with security solution architecture

Ensure user experience considerations are incorporated into the program design and delivered solutions

Lead the proof of concept, product selection, deployment, and integration of security solutions

Identify areas of technical consolidation when new solutions are considered and brought online

Maintain system documentation and protocols

Manage, guide and mentor personnel

Support the hiring and onboarding of new personnel



Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related fields.

Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, MCSE, ITIL) are preferred.

8+ years of relevant Security Engineering and/or Identity and Access Management experience

Experience with directory services, such as Active Directory (AD), Oracle Universal Directory (OUD), or LDAP directories in general

Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Experience with enterprise Identity Management solutions

Experience with multiple authentication and authorization solutions and directory platforms

Experience with privilege management solutions

Excellent understanding of authentication, authorization, role-based access, least privilege and segregation of duties access control concepts

Ability to clearly communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non‐technical audiences

Proven track record of successful IAM implementations and support of those applications

Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate actions

Ability to deliver quality results in a high-energy environment

Ability to multi-task and manage demands of many projects, issues, and tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

ITIL 4 Certification

CIAM Certification (Certified Identity Access Manager)

CISSP Certification (Certified Information Security Systems Professional)

Strong background and experience in enterprise identity management solutions and Active Directory etc. 

EEO Statement

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Disability Accommodation

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