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Manager Software Development

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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


The Engineering Manager will provide Leadership to teams in the Workforce management/HR Domain, working on developing software to enhance and support the engineering activities.
The candidate must have previous management experience in software development across multiple projects as well as experience with agile/scrum methodologies.

You will:

• Manage a team of 8 - 10 experienced Development Engineers.
Ability to understand, contribute and deliver technically in the SAAS world, along with the team as and when needed
• Drive and deliver Cloud Native SaaS based software products on-time with high quality; using agile
• Individual should be customer focused and take the end to end responsibilities for the deliverables
• Keep motivating the teams and continually raising the bar and drive their teams to deliver high quality products, services, and processes
• Provide mentoring to the team and provide guidance and support in using processes and tools.
• Create environment of learning and always seek to improve teams and self. Curious about new possibilities and act to explore them.
• Define and utilize metrics and reports to manage engineering efforts.
• Define and drive with architects and product stakeholders the strategic aims and roadmap for product as well as testing throughout the SDLC to achieve the department’s aim.
• Provide consulting services on techniques to achieve goals through education, training, coaching and collaboration on design and implementation.
• Be responsible for working closely with architects, developers, and quality assurance
• Exhibit a high degree of skill in matrix management and ability to influence others.
• Expertly facilitate and manage groups and teams around a topic or activity.
• Drive research & development of high performing reusable components and solution accelerators leading to Productivity & Efficiency improvement of Engineering team.
• Keep current on new technologies and make recommendations on future direction


15+ years of experience in software engineering at minimum

• 5 years of experience in managing engineering teams at minimum
Ability to understand, contribute and deliver technically in the SAAS world, along with the team as and when needed
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Works well independently and as part of a team
• Fluency in engineering methodologies and tools as well as understanding of software development processes.
• Strong hold on SAAS, Microservices and Event driven architecture concepts.
• Great understanding of continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).
• Exp. in Object-oriented analysis, design and programming, database modeling, etc.
• Experience using one or more ORM frameworks such as Hibernate/JPA
• Experience using one or more application frameworks such as Spring
• Expertise in Javascript/Angular/Kotlin, AJAX and other presentation technologies, SOA and Web Services, knowledge of Web Standards and Technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery), Java, Springboot, Spring.
• Core product development experience on Saas/Cloud/Multitenant based projects is good to have.
•Experience of managing projects involving SQL server/Oracle/Piostgres/MongoDB and database designs
• Good experience with Unit Testing processes and tools (JUnit, Mockito, PowerMock, etc.)
• Good experience working on JIRA/Confluence and other Project Management tools.
• Hands-on experience with Design Patterns
• Working knowledge of UI, Java or and n-Tier Web technologies.
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment is a must.

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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