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Sr. Security Risk Assessor

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Atlanta - Georgia - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking a passionate Senior Technical Security Risk Assessor for our Global Security Vulnerability and Risk team!! Do you have a passion for understanding, analyzing, and measuring technical cybersecurity risk? This might be you!

The position is responsible for overseeing, evaluating, and supporting the documentation, validation, and assessment processes necessary to assure that existing and new information technology systems meet cybersecurity and technical security risk management requirements. Ensuring appropriate treatment of security risk and assurance from internal and external perspectives is vital.

This position seeks one to stay current with emerging technologies, while managing cross-team dynamics. Attributes we will look for in our candidates include excellent technical and analytical skills, communication and flexibility, innovative thinking and problem solving.


• 8+ years’ experience working in a technical security risk analysis role
• Has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and broad experience in interacting successfully with both technical and non-technical people
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively participate in and sometimes lead discussions and meetings with internal management and other groups involved in technical risk assessments.
• Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation, project management (from conception to completion) and planning skills
Experienced in leading cross functional/divisional teams (including onsite, remote, and offshore) to consensus
• Experience conducting security risk assessments, documenting findings and reporting on identified issues
• Understands operating systems, networks, applications, and applicability and limitations of security controls
• Experienced in writing information security policies and standards
• Deep understanding of security control frameworks and standards (e.g., ISO2700x, NIST 800-53, CIS, etc.)
•Experience with security risk assessments across cloud environments (e.g., Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
•One or more security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, SANS GIAC, or relevant security certification(s) required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Quantitative risk assessment experience
• Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) experience
• Running MonteCarlo simulations, risk tolerance, and loss exceedance curves
• Experience with risk management tools (e.g., Archer)

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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