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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 looking to hire a Sr. Principal Software Architect to lead in designing and delivering next generation and transformational architectural designs that yield superior functional, scalable, resilient, adaptable, performant, and secure offerings and component services at UKG. They will establish the starting point for transformational architectural decisions, patterns, and practices, with revolutionary architectural outcomes of performance, scale, security, and delivery that will shape how new software architecture patterns, technologies, and best practices are adopted and measured at UKG.

As a Sr. Principal Software Architect at UKG you will:
• Manage and deliver new architectural transformational designs, identify architecture risks, and maintain architectural opportunities and risk assessment for all stakeholders.
• Serve as subject matter expert for Software Architecture practice, with the ability to provide technical leadership in areas of Software Design, Development & Delivery, Reliability, Scalability, Performance, and Security across many Software domains such as but not limited to UI, APIs, Microservices, DDD, Platform Services, Data Engineering and Public Cloud.
• Contribute to the technical leadership for Product Architecture group to help other software architects envision, develop, and foster the adoption of new architectural transformational designs and implementations.
• Serve as Technical Ambassadors of goodwill for our internal Technical Community as well as the external Tech Industry and Academia communities.
• Partner with Product Owners, Engineering Owners when making roadmap, design, architectural, and engineering impacting decisions.
• Lead initiatives to effectively communicate and present the architectural decisions and technical strategies so that development teams properly understand why the strategies need to be adopted.
• Lead initiatives in development of architectural significant proofs-of-concept solutions to assist product architects and development teams in accelerating the adoption of the technical strategy.
• Lead technical due diligence activities and third-party partnership evaluation initiatives.
• Serve as technical strategic advisors to research work being executed in the Development organization.


• 14+ years of Software Development experience and 5+ years of Software Architecture experience as well as 5+ years of technical leadership and architecture experience in software and cloud development (ideally in SaaS)
• 5+ years’ experience designing and delivering large scale distributed systems in a multi-tenant SaaS environment
• 5+ years’ experience building, managing, and leading architects and technical leads
• Expert understanding of security, reliability, scalability, high availability, and concurrency architectural patterns and solutions.
• Expert in solution design across the full technology stack, including for public and hybrid cloud deployments.
• Expert in patterns and solutions that enable evolutionary architectures, leveraging flexibility and creativity when balancing the present technologies with emerging ones when formulating new strategies.
• Influential speaker and an expert in designing and delivering presentations on large stages, Prior experience with at least one major IaaS and/or PaaS technology (OpenStack, AWS, GCP, Azure, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, etc.)
• Prior experience with agile development, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, and SRE practices
• Proficient in at least one static OO language (Java, Scala, C#)
• Proficient in at least one dynamic language (JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Node.js)
• Proficient in current development tools (GitHub, Gitlab, CLI, Vim, JetBrains, Xamarin, Visual Studio,, CircleCI, Jenkins)
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering is preferred
• Prior experience technically leading at least one vertical software design practice, in depth such as Microservices Architecture, Public Cloud Architecture, Site Reliability Architecture, Data Engineering Architecture, or Software Security
• Prior experience with relational and non-relational database technologies (MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra)
• Prior experience with messaging and event streaming solutions (Kafka, RabbitMQ, Kafka Streams, Spark)
• Prior experience with Workflow (Camunda, Activiti) and iPaaS solutions (MuleSoft, Dell Boomi) is a bonus
• Strong understanding of infrastructure and related technologies (compute, storage, networking)

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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