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Lead DevOps Cloud Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - USA

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Lead DevOps Cloud Engineer with a background in building web applications and building tooling and automation to manage infrastructure. The primary role is to develop internal tools and automation with a focus on public/private cloud costing and capacity management. You will be working alongside other developers and business analysts creating internal apps that will be utilized to:
• Forecast resource capacity costs/utilization
• Increase visibility and awareness of resource consumption to internal teams
• Design automation and procedures that will manage capacity and costs via trended metrics, service requests and budgets
• Plan and Implement chaos engineering practices

You will also

• Work with our internal customers on gathering tooling requirements, scoping out their use cases and taking their projects through the Design, Develop, Test and Deploy phases
• Guide other teams on capacity, budget planning and scaling
• Write tests and invoke test automations using our own automated CI/CD pipelines
• Help design and implement our next phase for our internal apps
• Provide support for our deployed apps to our internal customers

Our team is responsible for:
● Performance, Stability, and Reliability considerations
● Capacity planning and budgeting
● Automation processes
● Self Service Tooling


(Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
● Experience with Public cloud (Google Cloud preferred) and/or Private cloud (Vmware, Openstack preferred)
● Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Go, Angular, React, Node.js
● Experience in database modeling, relational(MSSQL) and NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB. Big Query is a plus as well.
● Experience in object-oriented analysis, microservice architecture, design patterns & programming, and writing effective unit test automations.
● Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems internals and administration (e.g., filesystems, inodes, system calls) and networking (e.g., TCP/IP, routing, network topologies).
● Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker or any public cloud deployment preferred
● Knowledge about authentication and authorization principles (SAML, SSO, OAUTH)

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

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.