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Director of Software Engineering

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Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - USA

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking to hire a Director of Engineering to join our extremely talented Foundation and Integrations Team. The Director of Engineering is responsible for the direct management of fast evolving product engineering teams, improvement in processes and service quality, strategic planning and management of resources. Plays a critical role in enhancing and enabling business capabilities through technology innovation and collaboration with the business, manage and execute a development roadmap and possesses a true passion for technology that is readily apparent in their past experience and/or personal projects as well as is an expert with the technologies being used by the team. Balance this with building relationships with their business product owners to execute the development roadmap.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

• Drive innovation and manage product development teams within a fast paced, agile environment

• Cultivate an environment of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics

• Recruit IT professionals with business and industry experience, and develop, reward and energize a competent, effective team within the technology organization. Identify and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce.

• Manage and/or lead software development teams, obtaining necessary resources, acting as an escalation point and removing impediments to achieve goals and objectives

• Engage in hands-on design and ensure alignment of strategy, architecture, tools/methods with software engineers and architects to execute product roadmaps

• Collaborate with a wide variety to stakeholders within business and technology teams to drive change required to execute product roadmaps

• Enable integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product managers, technical project managers, architects, engineers, and quality assurance

• Collaborate within and across business units to prioritize, plan, and execute the development schedule for major product releases


Experience with cloud-based SaaS applications

Experience with Containerization Technologies

Experience with Integrating Internal or External enterprise systems via APIs, Events, or other integration implementations

6+ years of experience managing software engineering teams designing and building software products in a fast paced , complex and dynamic product development environment

Extensive hands-on experience building and managing the development of complex, large scale enterprise applications and products that require a deep understanding of application logic and dependencies

Proven experience attracting, hiring, retaining and leading top engineering talent and high-performance product engineering teams (i.e. FTEs, not contractors)

University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Management. Equivalent experience related to the requirements above also considered.

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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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.