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Automation Engineer II

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USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking an experienced Automation Engineer to join our extremely talented team! As one of our Automation engineers, you will be part of a development team which is a subset of the Transformation arm of the business that focuses on enterprise-wide innovation and digital transformation. The position requires someone who is self-motivated, has a collaborative attitude, has a good understanding of Agile SDLC practices and has a passion for creating solutions that meet our internal and external customer business needs. The ideal candidate will possess experience in RPA development, and a strong desire to strive for development standards and efficiencies in an API and service-oriented architecture, who will enjoy working in a diverse and fast-paced team environment that is passionate about their work and contributing to our exciting digital transformation and growth agenda for the entire organization.

As a (RPA) developer, you will own and be responsible for the design, development, testing, deployment, and support of your automations/product.

Spends up to 80% of their time working in a hands-on way on day-to-day development tasks.

Considers license utilization, process optimization, local data preservation, and security guidelines when developing solutions

Can work independently with minimal guidance as well as in a team environment

Participates in design sessions based on business requirements to determine appropriate architectural design and UX

Works closely with the Business Systems analyst to vet out design and other critical application decisions

Participates in code review sessions among other development team members and architects

Creates and updates user stories with the latest information and status.

Works with a Lead Developer regarding application support, helping to oversee the communication, analysis, testing, and implementation as the need arises

Has some understanding of infrastructure and can troubleshoot issues and engage the appropriate engineering teams as issues arise that fall out of our domain

Assists in developing project estimates and timelines

Relies on research and domain expertise to work on technical projects

Identifies and suggests ways to improve processes across the team and department


Candidate should possess 1-3 years’ experience in Automation Development

Strong comprehension of the Agile - Automation Development Life Cycle

Has proven experience with the following technologies: UiPath or similar RPA platform, Microsoft SQL Server

Has proficient knowledge in programming languages such as C# or Python

Has basic knowledge of Automation testing

Has previous exposure to the various service-based technologies (SOAP, WCF, REST)

Must be willing and able to change direction during development as requirements and priorities change

Able to work with diverse team members with various levels of experience

Provide technical documentation and troubleshooting guides for Business teams and peers team members to understand the complete “system” of what is being built

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

Must be clear and concise in written and oral communications

Work effectively as a member of an agile team and/or independently

Ability to understand system functionality, process, and architecture at a technical and business level

High degree of self-motivation to learn new methodologies/technologies that will enhance job performance

Self-motivated and accountable to “do what it takes” to get the job done

Ability to identify and prioritize technical system and application issues in a timely manner for self and others

Must be open to feedback when being mentored and in turn assist in the mentoring of other development team members.

Builds and maintains strong peer relationships within the team and across the organization

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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Colorado Pay Law

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is available in Colorado or remote, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  Please send an email to 

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.