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Manager, Software Development

General information


Kelowna - British Columbia - Canada


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


We are hiring for a permanent/full-time position a Software Development Manager.


• Lead team(s) of experienced software developers (Java and Front-end) to create and support high-quality software products within UKG Google Cloud latest suite, Workforce Dimensions (in particular the Scheduling module)
• Support the agile (scrum) software development process
• Responsible for effectiveness of the project team and its evolution to being fully self-managed through coaching and collaboration with the scrum team
• Work closely with the Director of Engineering to plan and deliver high quality software development projects on time and to have collective ownership for the technical excellence of the solutions
• Put in place best practices in software development
• Understands technical implications of issues/impediments and sets direction in an effective manner
• Actively collaborate with other teams in different geographic regions to achieve organizational success and remove impediments
• Recruit new employees with the local recruiter and ensure professional improvement, progression and training of employees through effective coaching and learning initiatives
• Ability to navigate through a large organization and complex processes while still driving process improvements


• Bachelor degree in Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 5 to 8 years’ experience in a software development management role, including the management of remote/offshore teams
• 5 years’ experience in managing web based application development
• At least 5 years’ hands-on experience in software development (Java, Javascript)
• Strong leadership, change management and coaching skills
• Must have led several projects from inception to completion
• Must be experienced in an Agile (scrum) environment
• Is capable of resolving diverse, complex and ambiguous issues and situations
• Dynamic personality, excellent interpersonal skills, good networker, facilitator, self-motivated and driven

• Experience working directly with customers on complex product scenarios
• Experience building an enterprise product for many customers
• Experience with Cloud, multilayered architecture


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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