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Manager of Software Engineering

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Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Branchburg - New Jersey - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Santa Ana - California - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager who is passionate about leading, customer satisfaction, programming, quality, team building and process improvements. This position requires the ability to lead and grow a cross-functional team of analysts, engineers and testers as they work to deliver client-specific solutions while providing world-class customer service.
Key components for success in this role include: the ability to effectively communicate across the team and broader organization including Customer Success, Global Delivery, and Product & Engineering; the ability to manage project delivery against client-committed dates; and the ability grow and develop an engaged, creative team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead a cell of 7-8 cross-functional resources focused on delivering client-specific solutions for the UKG Pro suite of products
• Partner with peer leaders in Customer Success, Global Delivery, and Product & Engineering to plan, resource and deliver customer value with a focus on continuous delivery of client-specific development projects
• Ensure that projects are being delivered on schedule
• Run and implement continuous improvement initiatives
• Help guide the development process for your team
• Administer all Manager HR functions including but not limited to hiring, coaching, building and maintaining engagement and holding team members accountable
• Ensure your team implements any department initiatives including high-performing team behaviors
• Serve as an escalation point for critical issues including Escalated Projects and Support tickets
• Facilitate team communication regarding team issues
• Identify areas to improve operational efficiencies within the team to deliver more value to our clients
• Assist team with achieving Key Performance Indicator targets including Customer Satisfaction, Quality and Throughput
• Ensure that team is aligned with higher level departmental and company strategic and financial goals
• Think critically to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and recommend effective solutions
• Demonstrate exceptional leadership ability and team building skills
• Model and encourage a continual improvement mindset
• Provide excellent customer service
• Independently manage impediments and escalate to senior leadership when appropriate


• Proficiency in the Agile development life cycle
• Proficiency in Kanban or Scrum
• Proven technical problem-solving skills
• Proven ability to lead change in a dynamic, fast paced organization
• Experience setting goals and focusing on measurable results
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with other groups within the organization
• Commitment to excellence and high standards
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
• Ability to manage priorities and workflow
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
• Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to effectively interact and communicate at all levels
• Strong service orientation and client focus
• Ability to manage expectations of various people internal and external to the team

Company 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

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