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Lead Cloud Engineer

General information


Noida - India - India


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


• Responsible for UKG’s data network infrastructure including, but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, network taps, tools and load balancers - both physical and virtual
• Design and maintain continuous integration systems
• Build out test and production network appliances, installation of software and applications via infrastructure as code automation
• Improve, innovate and create enhancements to existing processes and policies
• Assist in the architecture, design, implementation in both our private and public cloud builds
• Ensure that proper operational plans and documentation are delivered with each initiative
• Provide and maintain clear, consistent and accurate documentation of network topologies and standards, including documentation of ISO and other related standards and/or regulatory compliance
• Work from ticket queue on provisioning, break-fix and new initiatives along with maintaining, troubleshooting and supporting all adds, moves and changes to the environments
• Follow routine operational tasks such as device backups, code management, configuration compliance, reporting, environmental and performance management while adhering to security policies
• Perform all tasks within security, governance and compliance standards and guidelines

Interpersonal Skills:

• Upbeat, friendly, motivated and ready to help contribute to the team
• Ability to work in a team environment and partner effectively with others
• Ability to communicate effectively (listening, presenting and questioning)
• Ability to clearly explain and justify ideas when faced with competing alternatives
• Ability to be flexible in a negotiating environment
• Excellent customer service skills
• Positive team participation skills
• Strong organizational, written and communication skills


• Minimum of 5-8 years of technical network engineering experience
• Public Cloud Infrastructure expertise (GCP, AWS and Azure)
• Previous work experience following change management procedures and maintaining a highly available infrastructure
• Experience working in a distributed multi-data center SaaS environment
• Experience with Cisco Technologies
• Experience with Juniper Technologies
• Experience with F5 Technologies
• Knowledge of IP Storage protocols and best practices for storage networking
• Experience with VMware advanced networking including Distributed Virtual Switches, failover configuration and troubleshooting
• Knowledge of routing concepts and protocols (RIP, EIGRP, IGRP, OSPF, BGP, HSRP, VRRP, route redistribution, etc.)
• LAN switching Internetworking to include VLANS, spanning tree, trunking, port aggregation and segmentation
• Firewalling techniques and concepts such as Natting and PAT, ACLs, TCP/UDP port usages
• Experience and knowledge working with tunneling technologies including IPSEC and SSL VPNs and GRE tunneling
• Must have an understanding of load balancing strategies/techniques, expertise in application switching/traffic management, knowledge of persistence and SSL certificates
• Experience with protocol analyzers and related network diagnostic tools
• Experience in Network management and monitoring systems
• Microsoft Windows general internetworking and troubleshooting knowledge
• Experience working in support of WAN connectivity and internet service providers
• Proficiency of load balancing strategies/techniques, expertise in application switching/traffic management, knowledge of persistence and SSL certificates
• Experience in Network management and monitoring systems
• Experience working in support of WAN connectivity and internet service providers
• Problem management, diagnosis, escalation, tracking and resolution
• Perform traffic engineering analysis on network facilities
• A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or a related field is preferred or equivalent work experience

Nice to have -

• CCNP/CCIE/JNCIP/JNCIE or equivalent working experience
• Self-motivated and capable of working effectively without supervision
• Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
• A passion for technology, problem-solving, and customer service
• Efficiently manage multiple tasks
• Detail oriented

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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