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Junior Software Developer

General information


Montreal - Quebec - Canada


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking for a software engineer to join its world class engineering team in Montreal for its latest Cloud platform: UKG Dimensions. This role is part of a new Full-Stack team we are building from the ground up and requires an engineer with a passion for software development with Cloud experience. You will play a key role in the development of our SaaS offering, in a highly collaborative, agile environment. This role provides the opportunity to:
• Develop cloud native SAAS products /applications
• Work with state-of-the-art Cloud technologies
• Builds software applications and delivers business solutions using knowledge of programming languages and delivery platforms
• Develops supports, maintains, and implements complex components of a project module
• Works as a fully contributing team member, under broad supervision/ guidance
• Participates in the writing technical documents (functional specifications, design documents, etc.) as required
• Use and contribute to the Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).
• Contributes to the suite of automated testing
• Shows willingness and commitment to self-development
• Ensures timely and appropriate updating to relevant technical training material (documentation presentation etc.)
• Works on problems of relatively complex scope, through general usage of standard programming


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
• 1-2 years of hands-on development experience
• Experience on cloud native SAAS products /applications
• Strong hands-on experience with Java, XML
• Experience using one or more application frameworks such as Spring
• Experience in in Javascript, AJAX and other Java presentation technologies, SOA and Web Services is an added advantage
• Exp. in Object-oriented analysis, design and programming, database modeling, etc.
• Exp. in Java presentation technologies, SOA and Web Services
• Good experience with Unit Testing processes and tools (JUnit,Qunit, Mockito, PowerMock, etc.)
• Good experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).
• Exposure to database techniques/tools such as data modeling, Oracle, SQL, etc
• Experience using one or more ORM frameworks such as Hibernate/JPA
• Experience using one or more application containers such as JBoss or Tomcat
• Excellent Debugging / Troubleshooting skills
• Good Communication Skills.
The following is a plus:
• Bilingual French/English (we provide with free virtual classes in French during working hours)
• Exposure to Data Analytics using Cassandra and Spark
• Exposure to Integration platforms such as Dell Boomi
• Kubernetes
Perm residency required

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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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.