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Lead Software Engineer

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


* Develop enterprise grade solutions to maximize performance, scalability, and distributed processing capabilities while minimizing support and operational costs
* Support the operational aspects of an application in a production setting.
* Partner with technical lead or architect to come up with designs for complex features to avoid problems, bottlenecks, and improper use of the product.
* Work independently to coordinate and implement solutions to complex technical issues
* Coordinate with other team members to align and ensure the integrity and quality of the final solution
* Collaborate outside of the team to align and achieve expected outcomes
* Identify and refactor areas of functional and architectural improvement
* Successful track record of mentoring new team members
* Provide leadership with new development efforts by contributing to the design and estimation of new features
* Handle the software development cycle from end to end for both functional and non-functional areas of our product.


* Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience, Masters’ preferred
* 7+ years’ experience engaging with software/test engineers on enterprise level software development projects
* 7+ years’ experience with OOP, Data Structures and Algorithms
* History of obtaining leading-edge technological knowledge and ability to lead efforts with relevant technologies
* Experience with SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) solutions
* Extensive experience with enterprise-scale software utilizing SaaS design principles
* Experience with the development of API’s, Web Services and Forms development
* 7+ years’ experience coding in a functional or OOP language
* Experience with persistent data stores with enterprise-scale data.
* 7+ years with object-oriented design and development
* Agile or Lean Software Development experience such as Kanban or Scrum
* Proven experience successfully working within a team and managing a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities
* Expert problem-solving skills
* Deep understanding of the team domain.
* Positive team player attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Self-motivated and willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done
* High degree of organizational skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Self-motivation to learn new methodologies that will enhance job performance

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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