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Lead Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Noida - India - India

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


As a Lead Software Engineer at UKG's Noida location, you'll have the opportunity to lead initiatives that integrate performance and resiliency into our development processes. Your role will be critical in architecting solutions that are not only robust and scalable but also innovative and efficient. We're looking for a visionary who is passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology and leading a team towards achieving exceptional results. If you excel in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and are dedicated to making a significant impact, join us in shaping the future of software development.

Key Responsibilities:

- Lead development efforts, focusing on innovative solutions and ensuring alignment with business requirements.
- Participate in Agile development processes, collaborating with team members to deliver high-quality software.
- Design and develop scalable software solutions, contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle.
- Work closely with other engineers and architects to define and refine software architecture and design.
- Mentor junior engineers, fostering skill development and a culture of excellence.
- Assist in the documentation of software specifications and architecture decisions.
- Estimate development timelines and contribute to product planning discussions.
- Promote and implement best practices in software development, focusing on efficiency and quality.


Required Skills and Technologies:

- Strong proficiency in NodeJS and current web technologies.
- Experience with React, Angular, Vue, or Solid for front-end development.
- Solid understanding of database design with SQL/MongoDB.
- Skilled in using Docker/Kubernetes for application deployment.
- Experience in SaaS application development and deployment.
- Leadership skills with the ability to manage project deliverables.
- Agile methodology experience is highly regarded.

Desired Experience Level:

At least 8+ years of experience in the software development lifecycle, with a strong emphasis on software architecture and design.

Soft Skills and Attributes:

- Leadership with a collaborative approach to project management.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Innovative problem-solving skills.
- Ability to mentor and guide team members.
- Flexibility in adapting to new technologies and changes.

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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