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Lead Software Engineer

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


We are working on an event driven microservices platform using Kafka, Event Sourcing and CQRS to help the UKG product development teams build, test, release and deploy their applications. This platform ensures the adoption of industry standard CI/CD practices, and accelerates and standardizes the SDLC across UKG development teams.

We’re looking for engineers with a solid development experience and a strong background in SRE and DevOps practices. With the challenge of developing scalable solutions that are robust and extendable. We’re interested in people with a strong background and interest in building successful shared solutions or libraries in a rapidly growing environment. If you are a passionate, driven, and high energy engineer looking to make a big impact, this is for you. If you like to work with brilliant minds who solve complex software problems to create high impact solutions making a difference to the company’s bottom line, this is for you.

Job Responsibilities:
• Research, design, test, and evaluate technologies for building distributed, event-driven systems
• Implement POCs and pair with other members of the team on implementations
• Improve the developer experience for product development teams
• Develop tools and services to empower development teams to follow best practices around Quality and Site Reliability
• Mentor other developers on the team, fostering an environment of continued learning and improvement
• Actively promote a sense of community around the set of tools that we provide
• Empower the team to deliver quality software in a timely manner and continuously improve the development process
• Write high-quality code that is supported by an appropriate level of testing and metrics


• 5+ years’ engaging and working with cross-functional enterprise level software development projects using Agile development methodologies
• Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker, and public cloud deployment platforms
• Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
• Frontend experience. Angular is a plus.
• Experience building event-driven microservices with Kafka
• Proficient with CQRS and Event Sourcing
• Knowledge of microservices architecture
• Recent experience with Typescript and Node.JS
• Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL databases
• NestJS experience is a plus
• DevOps experience
• CI pipelines and deployment automation experience
• SRE experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
• Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset and willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done


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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