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Lead Data Engineer

General information


USA - USA - Remote, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG (ULTIMATE KRONOS GROUP) is looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join our Data Warehousing product development Organization.

The individual will be responsible for our data platform and helping to build our next generation streaming analytics pipelines. The ideal candidate has extensive experience designing and building streaming and batch data pipelines, along with experience in data, business intelligence and analytics. You must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems, and products along with mentoring and leading junior team members as needed.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

• Design, develop, and launch extremely efficient and reliable data pipelines to
move data into Datawarehouse and DataMart
• Translate business requirements into specifications that will be used to
implement business objectives.
• Provide input into the technical architecture and the data warehouse
technology stack.
• Create functional and technical design documents and maintain
documentation for all reports and dashboards created or modified
• Have a high bar for yourself and others when working with production systems
• Enjoy working in a collaborative environment with a diverse group of people
partnering effectively with the team members, partners, and customers.
• Ability to troubleshoot and perform root-cause-analysis for system-related
issues in Enterprise level software
• Participate in design sessions and recommend solutions based on functional
and business requirements
• Participate in code review sessions held between other development team
• Attend daily stand-ups and team meetings.


Required Qualifications (If a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification, otherwise it is preferred):
(Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

• 5+ years of experience working as data engineer.
• 5+ years of experiences in programming language – Java, Scala, Kotlin or C#.
• 5+ years of experience with detailed knowledge of BI & data warehouse
technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ ELT and reporting /
analytic tools.
• 3+ years of experience with event driven architecture.
• 3+ years of experience in working with SQL and NoSQL databases.
• 2+ years of experience with Cloud Infrastructure such as GCP, Azure, AWS.
• Understanding of source control technologies such as GIT, SVN etc
• Self-motivated. Can take ownership of a task from analysis to completion.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• High degree of self-motivation to learn new methodologies that will enhance
job performance
• Ability to successfully work within a team and manage a dynamic
environment with rapidly changing priorities.
• High degree of organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of CQRS and Event Sourcing.
• Knowledge of microservices architecture
• Knowledge of BigQuery, Apache Beam.


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

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