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Director Software Engineering

General information


Noida - India - India


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


The Director will oversee and lead distributed engineering teams; being responsible for leadership, management and oversight of development, quality assurance, architecture and engineering support that led to delivering an innovative cloud-based SaaS solution.

• Lead cross-functional, cross-geography teams to deliver SaaS based workforce management and Human Capital Management solutions to market
• Help define and implement the development methodologies that will achieve availability of these new solutions as quickly as possible while still ensuring great quality
• Help drive the program execution of the software from product definition through successful release and transfer to sustaining engineering
• Implement the Agile-based development practices that will achieve availability of new solutions as quickly as possible while still ensuring great quality
• Develops and maintains domain, product and process knowledge to improve the market alignment, product quality and engineering practices within Kronos India
• Reinforce company values and culture in day-to-day behaviors, management style and expectations of employees
• Engages teams to achieve organizational success and inspire excitement about our vision
• Keeps current on new technologies and works to Identify and fill technical gaps, facilitating knowledge transfer throughout the organization
• Ability to attract top talent and plan for succession; demonstrated success in motivating and cultivating high performing teams and instituting change where needed
• Decisive and effective at issue tracking and resolution
• Demonstrate high intellect, high integrity, positive energy and the ability to energize others


• 18 years of overall enterprise level software development experience with 5+ years of experience managing software development teams. Prior Director level experience preferred
• Experience working in a globally distributed environment
• Extensive software engineering development and design experience with complex and highly scalable products using multiple technologies, platforms and languages
• Strong technical experience in one of the following areas: workforce management applications, analytics, web development, mobile and data collection
• Individual should be customer focused and take the end-to-end responsibilities for his deliverables
• Keep motivating his teams and continually raising the bar and drive their teams to deliver high quality products, services, and processes
• Provide mentoring to the team and provide guidance and support in using processes and tools.
• Create environment of learning and always seek to improve teams and himself. Curious about new possibilities and act to explore them.
• Experience defining & implementing new processes and tools to improve product quality and team productivity
• Experience with Agile software development methodologies, values and practices
• Possesses strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills

Corporate 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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