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Security Architect/ Security Lead


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Kronos is looking for an experienced Architect who can assist in the product engineering effort to ensure the security of the application suite without compromising supportability, performance, configurability and usability.

•Review plans for product architecture, product enhancements and operational improvements
•Help identify security design flaws and proactively make recommendations for improving product designs security practices - balancing the business impact with the potential risk.
•Assess current practices; identify and implement relevant training to ensure state of the art development practices as it relates to security.
•Help to recommend security practices which align with contemporary software development practices and strike a balance between absolute, theoretically secure products and products which are demonstrably secure.
•Help to develop initial proof of concept implementations of security solutions within the product suite including areas such as authentication, authorization, auditing and data security.
•Perform research, recommend solutions, and create proposals based on latest industry trends, and industry standards to meet business requirements.
•Partner with our IT and Operations Teams to support their security programs relating to corporate and operational practices and audits.
•Engage, define and project manage 3rd party software security audits and assessments.
•Support discussions with prospects and existing clients looking to better understand how Kronos ensures the security of their data.


•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or a related field.
•Experience in technical information systems positions, with exposure in an Application security position or enthusiasm to learn.
•Prior software development and/or testing experience
•Experience working on SW product architecture.
•Ability to develop positive relationships and effectively communicate with product architects, development engineers, quality assurance personnel, IT & Operations, external auditors and all levels of management.
•Demonstrated ability to assess and improve security practices.

We are open to hire at a more senior-level or more junior-level based on a candidate's experience.


Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.


Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.


Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.


Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.