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Data Services Consultant (SQL)

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Indianapolis - Indiana - United States, USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


A Data Services Consultant supporting Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) implementations is an integral member of a dynamic team responsible for the high-quality launch of our Human Capital Management products. This individual is accountable for delivering top-quality SQL development and data consulting services to our customers in a fast-paced environment. This person is responsible for accurately converting data from customers’ source system(s) into UKG Pro People Center and UKG Pro Pay. Skills essential to this role are strong analysis, change control, consulting, organization, written and verbal communication. Functional and technical knowledge of HCM and Payroll systems is required. The ability to meet target dates is a must.
Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:
• Collaborate and conduct a full and thorough data analysis and provide input to customers and others assigned to the implementation team on best practices for data management and data cleanup
• Interpret, validate, and convert data from source system(s) to target system including demographic data, taxation, benefits, payroll balances, additional tables, contacts, dependents, beneficiaries, and optional data including job history, status history, check detail history, platform configurable field data, and complex elements (e.g., system setup tables, employee pictures and documents)
• Utilize the expected data conversion tools, templates, and documentation to in compliance with approved data conversion methodology
• Proactively communicate with project team members and customers to keep them apprised of project status and ensure they are on track with assigned responsibilities and project timeline and effectively implement change-control
• Create required post conversion documents including Issues and Assumptions and Tax Verification
• Complete all project milestones within the timeline required
• Serve as an escalation point for resolving issues with converted data for assigned customers


Required Qualifications:
(Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Work independently with minimal supervision
• Customer-focused
• Organized, detail oriented, accurate, and responsive
• Good listening skills
• Retain and apply knowledge gained effectively
• Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
• Takes initiative to learn and develop
• Strong analysis and task and time management skills
• Work remote/hybrid in either our Indianapolis or Atlanta office locations

(Education, Certification, License and Training)
• Experience working in project teams
• 1-3 years prior experience in SQL Database Programming (MS Transact SQL, relational databases)
• 1 year of data conversion or payroll industry experience
• Prior experience with Human Capital Management/Payroll software
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in IT, Accounting or Math

Preferred Qualifications:
• UKG Pro People Center and UKG Pro Pay Product Knowledge or other Payroll/HR Systems
• Industry Certifications from APA (FPC and CPP) and SHRM (PHR, SPHR) a plus
• Prior consulting experience
• Prior knowledge or experience in payroll taxes and payroll tax reconciliation

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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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Colorado and New York Pay Law

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $59,300-$85,250, however, base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a short-term incentive and a long-term incentive as part of total compensation.

Information about UKG’s comprehensive benefits can be reviewed on our careers site at

This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email