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Lead Software Engineer

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

Description & Qualifications


UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking to hire a Lead Software Engineer to join its world class engineering team in Montevideo. This role is part of a new Full-Stack team we are building to complement the existing teams in place and requires an engineer with a passion for software development. You will play a key role in the development of our SaaS offering, in a highly collaborative, agile environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop cloud native SAAS products /applications
• Work with state-of-the-art Cloud technologies
• Builds software applications and delivers business solutions using knowledge of programming languages and delivery platforms
• Develops supports, maintains, and implements complex components of a project module
• Works as a fully contributing team member, under broad supervision/ guidance
• Participates in the writing technical documents (functional specifications, design documents, etc.) as required
• Use and contribute to the Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).
• Contributes to the suite of automated testing
• Shows willingness and commitment to self-development
• Ensures timely and appropriate updating to relevant technical training material (documentation presentation etc.)
• Works on problems of relatively complex scope, through general usage of standard programming


About You:
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.
• 2-4 years of hands-on development experience.
• Experience on cloud native SAAS products /applications
• Strong hands-on experience with Java, Python or C#.
• Experiecne in Object-oriented analysis, design and programming, database modeling, etc.
• Experience with Unit Testing processes and tools (JUnit,Qunit, Mockito, PowerMock, etc.)
• Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).
• Exposure to database techniques/tools such as data modeling, Oracle, SQL, etc.
• Experience using one or more ORM frameworks such as Hibernate/JPA.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent Debugging / Troubleshooting skills.
• Experience with Angular and/or JS nice to have.
• Good Communication Skills.
• Experience with Kotlin as a Backend technology a strong plus.

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. 

View The EEO Know Your Rights poster and its supplement. 

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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email