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Director, Software Engineering

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

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 for an energetic, highly collaborative, and passionate leader to manage world-class software engineering teams. The Senior Director of Software Engineering, Pro HR will be responsible for leading a team of exceptional architects, managers, software engineers, test engineers, and other tech professionals. This person will lead the evolution of our Pro HR products. We work in a collaborative environment with geographically distributed teams, and we value transparent communication, collaboration, and making learning fun!
• Collaborate to own the vision for Pro HR with Product leaders, Enterprise Architects, and other key stakeholders
• Lead cross-functional project delivery across Pro Suite
• Promote development and operational excellence for our flagship solutions
• Mentor and support high-performing engineers, fostering their growth and expertise
• Collaborate with diverse teams to create innovative software that captivates our customer and motivates our colleagues
• Handle all aspects of software development, including operational metrics and support for your team's software
• Drive continuous improvement of delivery performance and quality in an agile environment
• Take charge of 5-6 Scrum teams


• 10+ years of experience in Software Development and minimum 2 years as a Director, leading/managing multiple engineering teams in a large enterprise.
• Experience managing teams in a SaaS enterprise product in AWS, Google, or Azure
• Experience working with development teams, embracing end-to-end service ownership, in an Agile/Scaled-Agile environment.
• Experience partnering with product and program management teams
• Experience managing agile software projects across multiple and geographically distributed teams
• Expertise in building large scale systems using C#/.Net or Java/JEE using variety of Enterprise architectural patterns
• Experience with managing contractor teams.
• Experience in developing and implementing budgets
• A degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent academic qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant
• Experience/Expertise in working with stakeholders across different disciplines (i.e. Platform, Product Management, etc.). Be able to disagree, yet align, when dealing with different stakeholders
• Action-oriented strategic thinker
• Detail oriented to ensure project success
• Strong verbal and communication skills
• Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker
• Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment
• Track record of defining and delivering cross functional solutions that are innovative and extensible
• Results oriented and with a strong customer focus
• Highly autonomous
• Delivers with little guidance
• Strong mentor of peers and subordinates

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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Disability Accommodation

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