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Lead Software Developer

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Regular-Full Time


Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Description & Qualifications


The way we work is changing, and the technology that helps companies manage their workforce must keep up. Managers are required to make better decisions faster and employees expect more from their workplace tools. At UKG, we build modern workforce management applications that empower managers, enhance the employee experience, and support flexibility. UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking for a software developer to join its world class engineering team in Montreal for its latest Cloud platform: UKG Dimensions. The ideal candidate has hands-on experience developing quality cloud solutions. You will play a key role in the development of our SaaS offering, in a highly collaborative, agile environment. This role provides the opportunity to:

• Build software applications and deliver business solutions using industry-standard programming languages and delivery platforms.

• Work as a fully contributing team member and works effectively without supervision and guidance and can act as a mentor for members.

• Lead projects and capable of coordinating activities / initiatives as Team / Tech Lead.

• Design, develop, support, maintain, and implement complex components of a project module.

• Adhere to and promote standards and web development best practices.

• Contribute to the suite of automated testing.

• Show willingness and commitment to self-development.


Basic Skills
• Minimum 10+ years of Software Development experience
• Hands-on experience working with programming languages like Java 8, Postgres SQL etc.
• Experience with design patterns, object oriented analysis, database modelling, etc.
• Experience with unit testing processes and tools (JUnit, Mockito, PowerMock, Karma, Jasmine, , etc.)
• Experience using one or more ORM frameworks such as Hibernate/JPA
• Experience with source control tools like Git.

Preferred skills
• Experience with Angular
• Experience working in highly complex and large application.
• Familiar working with Docker / Kubernetes infrastructure
• Understanding of French (we offer free French courses at work, during working hours!)
• Familiar with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence)


Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

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. 

View The EEO Know Your Rights poster and its supplement. 

View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email