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Lead Software Engineer (Open to Remote)

General information


San Francisco - California - USA, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


The Performance Development team is looking for a motivated Lead Software Engineer to maintain and build one of UKG's flagship offerings, Performance Reviews. The Performance Reviews product is a cornerstone of UKG's core Human Capital Management (HCM) suite of products and encompasses everything a company needs to conduct performance reviews.

You will play a key role in the development of new features and fixing critical customer issues with a keen eye for detail. You will have the opportunity to work across both web and mobile frontend interfaces, server-side architecture, and data stores. You will work side by side with other members of the engineering team (other Software Engineers, Test Engineers and Site Reliability Engineers) and members from UX and Product Management to build the best-in-class performance reviews product in the market. On the Performance Development team, we’re here to work together to build an amazing product for our customer.

We want to be accommodating to your work preferences! You can be remote from anywhere in the US, or work a hybrid schedule if you are commutable to Weston FL or San Francisco CA.

• Lead the development of new customer features
• Mentor other software engineers on the team, helping them grow their technical and non-technical knowledge
• Foster the culture of delivering quality software in a timely manner and continuously improve the development process
• Participate in customer calls with other team members to troubleshoot product issues with our customers
• Able to identify patterns in recurring customer issues and work to resolve them permanently


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
• Development experience with JavaScript, C# and ASP.NET
• Relational database experience with SQL Server or similar
• Experience writing automated tests at all levels of testing
• Able to discuss technical challenges with non-technical people
• Impeccable debugging and problem-solving skills
• Experience with Java and Spring Framework preferred
• Familiar with message brokers such as RabbitMQ and Kafka preferred
• Experience with microservices, CQRS and Event Sourcing architectural patterns preferred
• Experience with Domain Driven Design preferred
• Familiar with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB preferred

As a team we believe in:
People over process. We think that processes should make it easier for us to deliver quality products faster together. We strive to understand why processes are in place, and work to change them if they just don't work. Ideas over titles. We treat everyone's voice on the team equally regardless of title or seniority. We want everyone to feel comfortable contributing ideas, because we build better products when we consider multiple perspectives. Everyone owns all areas of the software development and delivery life cycle. We don't like to work in silos. We believe that every person on the team owns the quality, security, delivery, and stability of our product.


Corporate 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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