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Lead Software Engineer

General information


Alpharetta - Georgia - USA, Atlanta - Georgia - USA, Branchburg - New Jersey - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, Montreal - Quebec - Canada, San Francisco - California - USA, Toronto - Ontario - Canada, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


Are you a Full Stack Developer with a passion for developing web applications that customers value? Are you a self-starter who knows how to be successful in an agile team environment? Do you care deeply about product quality, end-user experience and all the details that make it possible? Do you enjoy sharing your creative ideas and having fun with your co-workers every day?

Apply today to join UKG’s Performance Reviews team.

The Performance Reviews 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.

As a Lead Software Developer on this team, you will:
• Lead the development of new customer features.
• Mentor other software engineers on the team, helping them grow their technical and non-technical knowledge.
• Collaborate with other Software Engineers, members from UX and Product Management to build the best-in-class performance reviews product in the market.
• Assist our support team in triaging bugs and solving issues in production.
• Collaborate with quality engineers to manually test features and write test automation scripts.
• Assist Site Reliability Engineers engineer to update and maintain our pipeline.
• Be able to identify patterns in recurring customer issues and work to resolve them permanently.
• Communicates progress/status amongst respective project teams, cross-department teams, and business customers.

In support of our culture, we will soon be adopting a hybrid work schedule of part time from home and part time from one of the following UKG offices - Lowell MA, Weston FL, Montreal or Toronto, Alpharetta or Atlanta GA, San Francisco CA, or Branchburg NJ.


Required Qualifications
• 4+ years of professional experience developing software systems.
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
• Front end development experience, i.e. CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Web Form in ASP.NET, C# language.
• Back-end development experience, i.e. SOAP web services, WCF web services, Restful APIs.
• Experience with relational database such as SQL Server or similar.
• Experience writing automated tests at all levels of testing.
• Able to discuss technical challenges with non-technical people.
• Experience with a Version Control System such as Git.

Desired Qualifications
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, design pattern, code reviews, build processes and testing.
• Experience with Agile software development methodologies.
• GCP knowledge is a plus.
• Experience with GraphQL.

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

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.