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Lead Software Developer

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Regular-Full Time


Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking for a passionate JAVA engineer with web application experience to join our team. The Java Engineer will have experience with various object-oriented programming languages and be able to work with both front-end technologies as well as implement server-side logic.
• Has an excellent understanding of programming and testing concepts, design patterns, and best practices, and can translate that understanding directly to implementations
• Has a deep knowledge and stays on the forefront of all development languages and frameworks utilized by our applications (Java, React, JavaScript, SQL, CSS etc.)
• Able to work autonomously on issues where analysis of use cases, situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
• Demonstrates a well-defined knowledge of design patterns and common algorithms and exercises them in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
• Quickly and efficiently find robust and effective solutions to difficult development problems
• Perform insightful and constructive code reviews to help maintain and teach proper coding techniques and ensure that your fellow developers are considering all pertinent factors to prevent regression defects or the introduction of problematic code
• Communicates effectively with other departments to effectively gather information required to perform duties
• Write Unit Tests and API Integration Tests for new custom features in the product
• Lead projects and mentor junior team members
• This is a hybrid role and would be expected to be in the office 2-3 days per week


• Strong SQL skills – SQL Queries, Stored Procedures
• Familiar with Agile development methodologies
• Test-driven development experience
• More than 6 years of hands-on development experience with full stack java-based web development: SQL, Java, J2EE, React, HTML, JavaScript, XML, AJAX, application servers and web servers
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience

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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