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Manager, Software Engineering

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

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 within the Workflow platform domain, focusing on developing software to enhance and support engineering activities. The Engineering Manager will be responsible for directly managing Software Engineers to develop new features for our platform.
Our leadership principles are rooted in the foundation of successful relationships: trust. We believe in diving deep and operating at all levels, taking ownership including owning mistakes and fostering an environment to fail forward. We emphasize a bias for action and the promotion of diversity in experiences and perspectives.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Create 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 Executive Leadership to drive clear problem and success definitions for your teams
• Manage the engineering capacity of a 5+ persons team
• Ensure optimal organizational structure within the development team
• Manage the hiring plan and continually improve the talent and engagement level of the teams
• Be accountable for the team’s technical decisions and debt
• Represent the team at department-level meetings and functions
• Continually triage and assign work based on team capabilities in the face of dynamic/shifting demands
• Manage the quality of product KPI, oversee the SLA of the team and drive continuous improvement
• Separate and combine tasks into an efficient workflow for the teams
• 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
• Create strong team morale and spirit, defining success in team terms and sharing wins and successes


12+ years of experience in software engineering at a minimum and 3 years of experience at minimum managing engineering teams working with the following:
• Core product development experience on Saas/Cloud/Multitenant-based projects is good to have
• Hands-on Java development experience and should have worked on Tech upgrade/Migration projects
• Should have good experience in project automation and have exposure to Automation tools including Selenium, Jasmin Karma, Rest Assured/Postman
• Multiple years of experience in managing teams using Agile/Scrum methodologies
• Should have good experience in customer support functions
• Scrum Master experience will be a plus

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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