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Java Software Engineer - Alpharetta, GA

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking Software Engineer’s with solid Java expertise to play a key role on a newly created UKG Ready team in Alpharetta, Georgia! You will be a founding member of this new team, focusing various object-oriented programming languages and be able to work with both front end technologies as well as implement server-side logic.

Join this new team in our hybrid work environment as we all return to the office and each other! Our hybrid work environment will allow you to work both in the office and virtually with your team. You’ll be invited to the office to join others in technical and product training experiences, team-building activities and knowledge sharing sessions.

In this role, you may:
• Develop & enhance effective programs & data structures that successfully meet the team’s goals
• Stay on the forefront of all development languages and frameworks utilized by our applications (Java, React, JavaScript, SQL, CSS etc.)
• Participate effectively in relevant aspects of software development life cycle (SDLC) including planning, construction, testing, reviews and demonstrations
• Participate and collaborate with other stakeholders including security, quality assurance, training, project management, engineering, hosting, & procurement when required to assist in other aspects of their projects
• Collaborate with team to design, develop, test and refine deliverables
• Investigate and resolve complex application issues as needed to package, configure and deploy software
• Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects, & Analysts to develop and review requirements & design
• Write Unit Tests and API Integration Tests for new custom features in the product
• Participate in collaborative code reviews to help learn and proper coding techniques and prevent regression defects or the introduction of problematic code
• Work independently to coordinate and implement technical solutions
• Mentor and train new engineers joining the team in technology, tools, procedure, standards, and guidelines for the department


• Full stack Java based web development: SQL, Java, J2EE, MVC, React, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, JPA or Hibernate, Spring/ EJB, XML, AJAX, application servers and web servers
• Strong SQL skills – including Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers
• Familiar with Agile development methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum
• Test-driven development experience
• Track record of delivering high quality software on time
• Android and iOS Mobile Development experience will be added advantage
• BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience

** We are able to consider all levels of experience for this new team**


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.