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Manager, Data Engineering

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Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


We are looking for a Data Engineering Manager for the Business Operations Data team who will provide strategic vision and expertise in the expansion and organization of our operational and analytical data pipelines. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of the principles and practices needed to ensure that data processes are robust, secure, and reproducible. The Data Engineer manager will support our data analysts and business stakeholders in ensuring consistent, accurate data delivery.
This role within the Engineering & Operations organization at UKG. The Business Operations Data team provides the necessary infrastructure and automation for users to effortlessly analyze and act on a variety of different datasets. The team plays a critical role in ensuring our 2,500-person organization has best-in-class operations. You will interact with engineering, cloud, operations, product, finance, human resources, sales, marketing, and other analytics teams.

• Design pipelines using best practices such as automated deployment, synchronized isolated workspaces, automated testing, monitoring version control, and CI/CD principles
• Partner with business stakeholders and technology leaders to translate requirements into scalable technical solutions and system designs
• Build consensus around solutions where possible and giving direction when needed
• Maintain the source of truth for analysts and BI users with high performance and availability
• Design conceptual, logical, physical entity relationship and/or relational models for the datamart allowing implementation of flexible reporting capability.
• Own and influence our analytics data model
• Assist in hiring and onboarding a team of data engineers
• Run with open-ended requirements to mockup features, iterate and improve design and code
• Maintain transparency through ticketing and documentation
• Work in an agile working environment: weekly sprints, daily scrums


• BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of development experience, 3+ years of data pipeline experience
• Proficiency with Python
• Expertise in building batch and streaming ETL/ELT pipelines
• Experience with data pipeline and orchestration technologies such as Airflow or Kafka
• Experience with DevOps tooling: git, CI/CD
• Experience with containerization technologies: Docker, Kubernetes
• Experience with public cloud (GCP preferred)
• Design and implement robust data pipelines
• Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

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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