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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


UKG is looking to hire a Lead Software Engineer to join our extremely talented Data Science team. As a Lead Software Engineer at UKG, you’ll be embedded on the Data Science team where you can work on the next generation AI Platform. You’ll get to work directly with other Engineers, Software Testers, Business Analysts, Product Managers, and Directors, all of whom make up the team. In this highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to grow as a software engineer, and even help mentor others.

This position requires excellent object-oriented programming skills and knowledge of design patterns. They will be involved in the deployment of our AI Platform/Services solution on the cloud. The job requires you to be able to design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug complex software applications at the enterprise level. We are looking for a software engineer who is passionate about programming and truly enjoys what they do. The ideal candidate for the Python Engineer position is someone who has a can-do attitude and is an innovative thinker.

UKG works in an agile environment where there are daily stand-ups, code reviews, and constant communication within each self-managed cross-functional team. The ability to communicate effectively with Business Analysts and Software Testers, as well as work closely with other team members are key components for success in this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

Collaborate with members of the team to solve challenging engineering tasks on time and with high quality.
Engage in code reviews and training of team members.
Support continuous deployment pipeline code.
Situationally troubleshoot production issues alongside the support team.
Continually research and recommend product improvements.
Create and integrate features for our enterprise software solution using the latest Python technologies.
Write web services, business objects, and other middle-tier framework using Python
Actively communicate with team members to clarify requirements and overcome obstacles to meet the team goals.
Leverage open-source and other technologies and languages outside of the Python platform.
Develop cutting-edge solutions to maximize the performance, scalability, and distributed processing capabilities of the system.
Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering team.

Work with development teams in an agile context as it relates to software development, including Kanban, automated unit testing, test fixtures, and pair programming.


5-8 years experience as a Python developer on enterprise projects using Python, Flask, FastAPI, Django, PyTest, Celery and other Python frameworks.
Software development experience including: object-oriented programming, concurrency programming, modern design patterns, RESTful service implementation, micro-service architecture, test-driven development, and acceptance testing.
Familiarity with tools used to automate the deployment of an enterprise software solution to the cloud, Terraform, GitHub Actions, Concourse, Ansible, etc.
Proficiency with Git as a version control system
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including MongoDB and MSSQL.
Experience with object-oriented languages: Python, Java, Scala, C#, etc.
Experience with testing tools such as PyTest, Wiremock, xUnit, mocking frameworks, etc.
Experience with GCP technologies such as BigQuery, GKE, GCS, DataFlow, Kubeflow, and/or VertexAI
Excellent problem solving and communication skills.

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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