Remote Job Description

The Security Engineering Manager will lead a team security engineers and architects to maintain and implement next generation security tools, while also providing guidance back key stakeholders around security architectural practices. Reporting to the Director of Information Security, this position will also work closely with a variety of internal stakeholders to execute Paylocity’s corporate-wide security initiatives. The manager in this key role will also ensure that Paylocity’s security operations processes are functioning effectively and will oversee operations metrics.

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Reports To: Director Information Security


The below represents some of the primary responsibilities of the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Manage a team responsible for maintaining and/or implementing the foundational security tools needed to run a next generation information security organization (SIEM, Endpoint Detection and Response, Privileged Account Vaults, Vulnerability Management, Threat intelligence, etc.)
  • Provide consultative advice and risk assessment for IT projects that span both on-prem and cloud architectures
  • Collaborate with other areas of information security to ensure that security requirements are met
  • Provide executive leadership team with timely updates to ensure awareness of security risks
  • Solve complex business problems and offer recommendations to drive change and deliver results
  • Apply business intelligence to analyze data from logs and monitoring to produce meaningful alerts and reports for potential security incidents
  • Analyze data collected to determine if there are any security anomalies that require further action and classify and document the incident appropriately, including escalations if significant security incident.
  • Work collaboratively with IT and Software Development to continually improve security posture
  • Provide input on emerging threats to update our corporate risk analysis

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Information Security
  • Minimum 2-3 years managing a security engineering function
  • Bachelor’s degree with a preference for computer science, information security, management information systems, or related major
Preferred Skills:

Soft Skills:

  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Possess business acumen and technical expertise to create a big-picture vision and has the drive and attention to detail that transforms strategy into action
If you are a Colorado resident, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon your request. You may contact [email protected] for assistance.

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Our journey forward.

Paylocity strives to create an organizational culture where every employee has a voice, feels truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves, and is empowered and enabled to do their best work. A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to creating such a culture.

We’ve made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there’s still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:

  • Education & Awareness
  • Client Community
  • Company Representation
  • Advocacy & Support
  • Fairness & Equality
  • PCTY Gives
Want to learn more, click here to access our DEI flipbook.

This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.