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Lead DevOps Engineer

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Atlanta - Georgia - United States

Description & Qualifications


The UKG Unified Inbox and Wayfinding product development teams are seeking a motivated and experienced DevOps Engineer with a background in building web applications, tooling and automation. You will be working alongside team Developers and Business Analysts helping us make progress on our journey towards a CI/CD, Devops culture by:

-Helping us understand how our services are behaving – including capturing metrics using code instrumentation techniques and creating dashboards to observe application health

-Building and maintaining tools, solutions and microservices associated with deployment, ensuring that all meet our customer service standards and reduce errors

-Working with the engineering team to actively troubleshoot any issues that arise during testing and production

-Testing our system integrity, implemented designs, application developments and other processes related to infrastructure, making improvements as needed


-Strong understanding of DevOps principals and approaches
-Strong understanding in operations/maintenance approaches
-Strong understanding of cyber security fundamentals
-Strong understanding of networking architecture and protocols
-Strong understanding of observability fundamentals (monitoring, alerting, analytics etc.) and tooling
-Very strong troubleshooting/debugging skills
-Strong understanding of CI/CD fundamentals
-Strong understanding of configuration management and tooling
-Strong understanding of infrastructure orchestration/automation (IaaC) and tooling
-General understanding in version control technologies and tooling
-General understanding in software quality assurance and software testing

OS skills
-Strong understanding of Linux internals
-General understanding of Windows internals

Kubernetes and cloud skills
-Strong understanding of fundamental containerization technologies
-General understanding of K8s architecture and internals
-Fluent usage of kubectl and/or UI tool (for ex., Lense)
-Applications runtime troubleshooting skills
-Strong understanding of general private/public cloud technologies

DB skills
-General understanding of DB internals (engines, bindings, proxies, clustering etc.)
-Fluency in generic SQL queries writing

Programming skills
-Strong understanding in general software architecture
-Strong scripting skills (Bash, Python, JSON etc.)

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.