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Manager, Software Engineering

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

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


Here at UKG, our Engineering, Product, Innovation, and Cloud teams (or EPIC), are the driving force behind our cutting-edge technology. These UKrewers are dedicated to delivering best-in-class solutions that transform how our customers work. With a passion for excellence, EPIC continuously pushes boundaries and strives to make a real impact in the world. As an Engineering Manager you will manage a team in the Workforce Management (WFM) Domain, working on developing software to enhance and support the engineering activities. At this hybrid position you will be will be responsible for the direct management of Software Engineers to develop new features for WFM Time & Labor.
Our principles include trust as the foundation of successful relationships, diving deep and operating at all levels, taking ownership of our mistakes and fostering an environment that encourages learning from failure, having a bias for action, and promoting diversity of experiences and perspectives.

About the role,

• Create the conditions for your Engineers to succeed, collaborate with other organizations within the company to eliminate roadblocks for your teams
• Partner with the Product Management team to meet or exceed all committed product timelines for the teams
• Synthesize high-level initiative descriptions and direction from your leadership to drive clear problem and success definitions for your teams
• Manage the engineering capacity of a 5+ person team
• Ensure optimal organizational structure within the development team
• Manage hiring plan/continually improve the talent and engagement level of the teams
• Accountable for team's technical decisions and debt
• Manage quality of product KPI, manage SLA of the team and drive continuous improvement
• Separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow for the team
• Work with individuals to set appropriate, challenging development goals, meet requirements and expectations of both internal and external customers
• Provide actionable feedback and opportunities to team members to lead them to high performance
• Creating and manage high performing and strong team and sharing wins and successes



About you,

Basic qualifications:

• More than 6 years of experience developing enterprise-scale products
• Previous experience as a developer/QA
• 5+years of experience in managing teams using Agile/Scrum methodologies
• More than 2 years of experience managing Software Engineers and Quality Analysts
• Strong communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• Managing Engine Team

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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