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Manager, Software Engineering

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

Description & Qualifications


We have a great opportunity here at UKG for a dedicated Manager to lead one of our Software Engineering teams. Our teams are responsible for several important products within our UKG suite. These products include features like annual performance reviews, 360-degree feedback, 1-1 meetings, and much more. Please apply and join our amazing team!

Duties and Responsibilities: (other leadership responsibilities may be required). 

• Facilitate productive and positive team communication and collaboration.  This includes, but is not limited to: Fostering an environment of transparency and open discussion, resource planning and working closely with other leaders and direct reports.

• Mentor and support the professional, technical and personal growth of team members. Help develop their career path by assigning projects tailored to their potential, personality, work style and goals while encouraging healthy exploration beyond their “comfort zone”. 

• Own team processes to increase efficiency. Develop, measure and interpret statistics that serve as indicators of team performance. Use this information to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

• Deliver simple and elegant solutions in the team portfolio based on agreed upon timelines and commitments while cultivating an environment conducive to high team morale and productivity.

• Set the example and expectations for team conduct. Inspire positive behavior and interactions. When needed, directly address, and resolve, behavior that falls below expectations.   

•Expedite project deliverables while maintaining sustainable work pace that does not compromise on standards and quality.


Basic Qualifications:
• Experience in software and web development, ideally in SaaS.
• Experience with agile software development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban and driving continuous improvement with a team.
• Experience coaching and mentoring engineers at all levels.
• Knowledge of architecture and design patterns.
• Experience setting and achieving sound goals. For example, OKRs or SMART goals.
• Experience leading a team through organizational change.
• Proven track record on building and maintaining productive relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders and groups in the organization.
• Ability to effectively communicate through written and verbal means with US-based teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proven analytical and decision-making skills.
• Experience with microservices architecture.
• Experience with DevOps.
• Experience working in an enterprise-scale SaaS production environment.
• University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Management, or Equivalent experience related to the requirements above.

Travel Requirement - 10% to 30% travel

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 

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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