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Lead Software Engineer

General information


Branchburg - New Jersey - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG is looking for an innovative platform engineer with experience working in large scale cloud environments. UKG READY is a global SAAS platform that leverages technology and right size process to deliver world class solutions. You will be a part of a global engineering team focused on evaluating cloud native technologies and delivering core platform capabilities to help scale the business. You’ll need to have strong experience in Cloud Platforms and a lean approach to delivery.

• Understand Business priorities and identify technical initiatives that help achieve desired outcomes
• Be a strong advocate of the Continuous Delivery culture
• Collaborate closely with engineering professionals within the organization to streamline delivery to the cloud
• Help eliminate all manual intervention associated with delivery of value
• Mentor and train engineers throughout the organization and seek to continually improve processes companywide


• Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
• 5-7 years development/engineering experience
• Experience in any of the following areas: ETL, big data, machine learning, advanced analytics
• Proven ability working together with teams from several departments to facilitate the orderly execution of a proposed solution
• Experience with Linux-based infrastructures, Windows-based infrastructure, and Google Cloud Platform
• Strong experience with databases such as MS SQL, MySQL, NoSQL
• Experience with development languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, Groovy
• Experience with Agile Delivery, Scrum/Kanban/SAFe, etc.
• Strong communication skills and ability to explain protocol and processes at various levels of organization

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.