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Manager Software Engineering

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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


As an Engineering Manager, You will be leading a team of 8- 10 experienced and talented engineers and will provide Leadership to team to support the engineering activities in Payment Services Team.

You will be responsible for below items grouped under the required skill areas :
1. Technical Expertise
• Able to speak on behalf of the team in technical matters.
• Accountable for the team’s technical decisions.
• Enforce engineering best practices and behaviors (i.e. documentation, automation, code management, security principles)

2. Management Skills
• Foster culture of service ownership and drives team engagement
• Drive succession planning
• Drive engineering efficiency and developer experience (data driven)
• Show a growth mindset and be able to understand and drive change
• Actively seek opportunities for the team to grow within and across the organization

3. Coaching Skills
• Grow and develop team technically
• Provide strong and actionable feedback

4. Execution Skills
• Effectively manages work and capacity of the team, sets priorities, manages risks and tradeoffs
• Understand big picture, business need, aligns work with strategic direction of the company
• Have a clear understanding of engineering excellence and demonstrate it
• Demonstrate service ownership (understands cost of their service, service impacts, how to manage in production)
• Effectively collaborate with stakeholders (Product, TPM, Security, Cloud, and others)


12+ years of experience in software engineering at minimum

• 3+ years of experience in managing engineering teams at minimum in an environment with rapidly changing priorities
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Works well independently and as part of a team
• Fluency in engineering methodologies, SDLC etc. Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment is a must.
• Strong hold on SAAS, Microservices and Event driven architecture concepts with understanding of Observability platforms.
• Great understanding of continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).
• Partnership and stakeholder management skills. Working closely with Product and leadership
•Experience of managing projects involving SQL server/MongoDB and database designs
• Good understanding of Unit Testing processes, Test automation etc
• Good experience working on JIRA/Confluence and other Project Management tools.

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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