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Lead Postgres Database Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking for a Lead PostgreSQL Database Administrator for one of our HRSD product line. You will be dedicated to the teams of the Document Manager Product Line and participate to the overall data strategy through our data tribe.

• Work closely with the Engineering teams to produce good schema design and write efficient queries
• Perform regular database schema changes with no downtime (blue green principles)
• Monitor database environment to maintain high availability and proactively identify, tackle issues and suggest optimizations
• Monitor and ensure our backup solutions are safe and secured


• Expert knowledge with SQL and overall knowledge in Database Languages
• 5+ years of proven ability with Postgres architecture, monitoring and troubleshooting
• Experience in GNU/Linux environment
• Experience with Public Cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP)/ Cloud SQL is a plus
• Knowledge of Datadog monitoring platform is a plus


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

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