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Lead IT Infrastructure Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

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


About the Team:

UKG is seeking an experienced Lead Cloud Engineer who has a focus and passion for Virtualization and Storage. Our ideal candidate will be an integral part of our Cloud Implementation and Delivery Team.

About the Role:

As the Lead Cloud Engineer, you will help drive UKG’s ongoing IaaS and Public Cloud efforts by working on projects that improve the performance and capacity of our environments. In addition, you will aid in the development of solutions, consistent with organizational objectives, to complex IT problems that require the regular use of inventiveness and innovation. If you have deep knowledge and longstanding experience with virtualization platforms, across multiple enterprise environments and public clouds, you may be a perfect fit for this role!

• Design, configure, and scale servers and infrastructure in our Data Centers
• Implement and assist in the strategy of VMware and OpenStack usage
• Set up and continuously improve monitoring tools for capacity and performance analysis of all virtualized environments
• Proactively make changes to architecture and technology based on trending
• Evaluate new technology, advanced features, and new operational methodology to drive efficiency and effectiveness


About You:

Basic Qualifications:

• 4-7+ years of experience implementing and supporting cloud-based infrastructure in an Enterprise Environment
• 2 - 3 years of Cloud Engineering work experience and familiarity with various Public Clouds (Google Cloud, Azure, and AWS)
• Experience with tuning systems to achieve optimum performance levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Storage experience as it relates to OpenStack/VMware, configuring storage as it relates to SANS (Storage Area Networks)
• Experience scripting in any of the following languages: Terraform, Ruby, Python, Ansible, PowerShell
• OpenStack
• Strong and effective communication and documentation skills
• Ability to learn quickly and work independently as well as collaborate with team members and project stakeholders.


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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