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Manager, Software Engineering

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Ft. Lauderdale - Florida - United States, Miami - Florida - United States, Miramar - Florida - United States, Pembroke Pines - Florida - United States, Sunrise - Florida - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


Are you a Technology Leader that is excited about building and leading a high-performing Software Engineering team? If you want to be a part of this journey, we are looking for a Software Engineering Manager who is passionate about developing engineers, team building, programming, quality, and process improvement and truly enjoys what they do.

Here at UKG, we truly put our people first. We strongly believe in collaboration and support and trust our people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:
• Lead the development of new features and implementations of new technologies and frameworks
• Facilitate productive and positive team communication and collaboration, including, but not limited to cultivating an environment of visibility and open discussion, resource planning, and partnering with other leaders and direct reports
• Mentor and support team members' professional, technical and personal growth, helping develop their career path by assigning projects tailored to their strengths and opportunities, personality, work style, and goals while reassuring a healthy exploration beyond their comfort zone
• Own team processes to increase engineering efficiency
• Develop, measure, and interpret statistics that serve as team performance indicators and use this information to drive continuous improvement initiatives
• Be creative and nimble around dealing with uncertainties, focusing on people, business, and quality


• 10 years of relevant industry experience, including at least 3 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience (managing teams of 8 or more developers)
• Large scale systems design experience
• Professional background leveraging Lean-Agile development methodologies, such as Kanban or Scrum
• Experience working in an enterprise-scale SaaS production environment in a Microservices Architecture, and distributed systems design and architecture

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Passionate about people, process, and technologies and able to inspire and motivate others
• Ability to build and maintain positive and productive relationships with various partners and groups in the organization
• Strong work ethic with a sense of ownership, urgency, drive, and an unwavering dedication to doing the right thing
• Validated leadership in facilitating complex discussions to achieve goals and tackle problems
• Proven analytical and decision-making skills


Company 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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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

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