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Manager of Software Engineering

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Ft. Lauderdale - Florida - USA, Pembroke Pines - Florida - USA, Sunrise - Florida - USA, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


Are you a Technology Leader that is excited about building and leading a high performing Software Engineering team? We are looking for an Engineering Team Owner who is passionate about Business intelligence, data, Analytics, development of engineers, team building, programming, quality, process improvement and truly enjoys what they do for our Data product development organization. Must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. And be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.

Ultimate Software works in an agile environment with daily standups via self-managed cross functional teams. The ability to communicate effectively with Software Engineers, Product Analysts, QAs, PMs, ERMs, CSMs, AMs as well as work closely with other key partners are key components for success in this position.

Here at Ultimate Software, we truly put our people first. We strongly believe in collaboration, and we support and trust our people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential. Ultimate is ranked #1 on Fortune's Best Places to Work in Technology for 2019 and #8 on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list in 2019. Ultimate is also ranked #1 on Fortune’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women and #5 on its Best Workplaces for Diversity list


• 7+ years’ engaging and working with cross-functional enterprise level software development projects using Agile development methodologies and leading team of 8-10 developers
• 5+ years of relevant experience as a software development manager with automating, upgrading and maintaining data platforms or backend systems, experience with data warehousing and business intelligence tools would be a plus with an overall experience of 10-15 years.
• 5+ years of hands on experience working as a software engineer using java/spring/python developing applications and maintaining backend systems
• 3+ years of experience with deploying apps using docker/containers/K8s and working with CI tools like Jenkins/Maven/Teamcity to build pipelines for deployment and infrastructure set up
• 2+ Public Cloud Development Experience
• 2+ years of working experience of BI tools like Cognos/Looker/Tableau/MicroStrategy/BO/Qlik
• 5+ years of experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
• Proven track record of working successfully in a complex, highly integrated environment
• Experience working in an offshore and onshore model
• Extensive leadership and communication skills (verbal and written)
• Experience operating in a cloud/on-premise hybrid IT landscape
• Working knowledge of DevOps methodology and Site Reliability Engineering
• Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
• Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset and willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done
• Experience with, or understanding of, Agile/Lean Software Development practices such as Kanban or Scrum
• Ability to manage and balance multiple deliverables concurrently in an environment with shifting priorities
• Ability to deliver on ambiguous projects and work with complex datasets
• Impeccable attention to detail and ability to check your own work
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Corporate 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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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.