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Lead Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

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 

Description & Qualifications


About the role:
The Tenancy team is looking for a motivated Lead Software Engineer to help grow the Tenant Management product. This product is a cornerstone of UKG's Human Capital Management (HCM) suite of products and is a data broker for all internal applications.
On the Tenancy team, we are here to work together to build an amazing product for our customer. As a team we believe in:
• People over process. We think that processes should make it easier for us to deliver quality products faster together. We strive to understand why processes are in place, and work to change them if they just don't work.
• Ideas over titles. We treat everyone's voice on the team equally regardless of title or seniority. We want everyone to feel comfortable contributing ideas, because we build better products when we consider multiple perspectives.
• Everyone owns all areas of the software development and delivery lifecycle. We do not like to work in silos. We believe that every person on the team owns the quality, security, delivery, and stability of our product.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design, code, and maintain deployment and testing automation, features for our customer facing web application, and support tooling to help improve reliability, quality, and time-to-market of our software
• Work in a hybrid cloud environment (GCP and OpenStack) to support our business tools and processes
• Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services including, working with tech and test leads on system design, build, deployment, and support
• Support services through activities such as monitoring availability, system health, and incident response
• Improve system performance, application delivery and efficiency through process refinement, post-mortem reviews, root cause analysis of system failures and in-depth configuration analysis
• Participate in the design & implementation for automated testing to ensure quality and performance is maintained in our products
• Partner with technical lead or architect to produce designs for complex features to avoid problems, bottlenecks, and improper use of the product
• Coordinate with other team members to align and ensure the integrity and quality of the final solution
• Contribute to shared components used for logging, supportability and resilience within and between services
• Work with development, test and operational teams to define SLA and SLOs for all system components


About you:
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science/Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
• 5+ years JAVA OR .NET development experience
• 5+ years experience engaging with software/test engineers on enterprise level software development projects preferred
• 5+ years experience with development of API’s using REST
• Advanced experience with development frameworks such as Spring
• Advanced experience with CI/CD processes and tooling such as TeamCity or GitHub Actions
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with NoSQL database experience such as MongoDB
• Experience of message brokers such as RabbitMQ or Kafka
• Experience with Python or Ruby specifically to utilize infrastructure as code tooling like Terraform or configuration managers like Ansible or Chef
• Experience with Configuring, Deploying, and Maintaining applications in the Cloud such as GCP
• Experience of Agile or Lean Software Development experience such as Kanban or Scrum
• Ability to successfully work within a team and manage a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities
• Strong technical writing and communication skills
• Experience with Kubernetes or Docker
• Experience with microservices, and event sourcing architectural patterns
• Experience with Domain Driven Design
• Experience writing automated tests at all levels of testing

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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