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Lead Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


The preferred candidate would have strong experience developing standard CI/CD processes using Github, Github Actions, Jenkins and Artifactory. Experience with managing and deploying tools and applications in GCP required. Hands on experience administering and supporting CI related tools such as GitHub and JFrog Artifactory strongly preferred.

• Research, design, test, and evaluate technologies for the UKG Build and CI/CD framework
• Implement, maintain, and improve a self-service platform for building software applications with built in quality checks and enforced standards for security
• Responsible for maximizing the maintainability and extensibility of the solutions
• Improve the developer experience for the thousands of engineers who utilize our solutions
• Influence teams and get buy-in for new technologies
• Mentor developers on the team, fostering an environment of continuous learning and improvement
• 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


• More than 7 years of engaging and working with cross-functional enterprise-level software development projects using Agile development methodologies
• Recent experience with GCP is preferred
• Experience both as a user and administrator of GitHub and Artifactory
• Knowledgeable of microservices architecture
• Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker, and public cloud deployment platforms
• Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
• Experience with Terraform is a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
• Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset
• Ability to manage and balance multiple deliverables concurrently in an environment with shifting priorities


Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

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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