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Senior Architect - Cloud

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USA - USA - Remote


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


Want to join an innovative Cloud Architecture team to spearhead the technical strategy, architecture and blueprints for enterprise cloud infrastructure management & tools enabling the cloud delivery of market leading workforce management (WFM) and human capital management (HCM) services offered to thousands of organizations and millions of users everyday across the globe? We are seeking an experienced Master Architect to provide technical & architecture leadership for our Cloud team as we design our future cloud product offerings. This master architect role will be responsible for establishing the technical vision and championing the architectural integrity, consistency, and long-term design of multi-tenant, SaaS-centric, enterprise cloud infrastructure solution. You will work with other engineering leaders to actively foster a high energy, highly productive engineering organization and culture.

You will assist senior management in charting the future product and technology strategy - considering both technical and business trends and factors. You will coordinate and drive the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and integration of major new capabilities into the product line with the senior product architects, ensuring that product design and technology choices anticipate future needs, positioning us well for the long term, while efficiently satisfying short term market requirements. You will proactively search out, take on, and efficiently drive resolution of the toughest technical challenges the business faces. You will conduct research on leading edge technologies and make determination on their probability of successful productization. You will lead the production analysis effort and use the learning to help improve the underlying products.

• Employs deep technical expertise and thought leadership to accelerate adoption of enterprise cloud best practices, guidelines and standards while maintaining knowledge on innovations and trends across the technology and market landscape.
• Owns the architecture for complete end to end solutions comprised of multiple components or products/services.
• Promote a culture of enterprise cloud excellence, using opportunities to reuse, adapt and devise innovative and cost-effective solutions.
• Conceptualizes, designs and integrates new capabilities and technologies into existing product lines.
• Keeps current on new technologies and makes recommendations on future directions as appropriate. Educates and leads the engineering teams in design practices for native cloud technologies, guidelines and standards.
• Identifies and fills technical gaps, and facilitate knowledge transfer throughout the organization.
• Develops and maintains domain, product and process knowledge to improve the market alignment, product quality and engineering practices within UKG India.
• Exhibits a high degree of skill in matrix management and influencing teams in other geographies.
• Collaborates with cross functional groups in India and in other geographies to understand the business needs, educate them, and build solutions to address the needs.
• Mentors Cloud Architecture community, including Cloud Infrastructure & Delivery teams


• A minimum of 15+ years’ experience in software development with increasing architectural responsibility for commercial software products – preferably as a senior architect for cloud solutions.
• Strong track record of architectural leadership manifested through successfully completed SaaS product offerings delivered in global, enterprise-scale cloud environment
• Significant experience in cloud infrastructure management tools, processes including end to end DevOps, automation, orchestration processes, tools and technologies
• Experience with modern containers, DevOps tools and CI/CD frameworks - Docker, Kubernetes and GKE, Terraform, Enterprise Github.
• Experience with microservices architecture, including designing and developing multi-tenant applications using tools for containerization and orchestration such as Docker and Kubernetes.
• Have a complete view of the DevOps software development lifecycle. Architecting not only the code, but the pipelines & operations in support for end to end reliable, scalable and global deployment and management of enterprise cloud services.
• Experience with cloud native SRE (Site Reliability Engineer) tools and monitoring infrastructure in support for availability & correlation monitoring, metrics dashboards; and, scalability and capacity management & planning.
• Experience with cloud technologies – GCP, AWS and/or Azure

Preferred Qualifications
• 7+ years of experience with architectural patterns, building APIs, microservices, scalable, reliable, global and high throughput systems
• 5+ years building cloud native architectures, architecting enterprise applications on public cloud platform especially GCP
• 4+ years experience in building cloud-centric monitoring tools, infrastructure and dashboards in support for SRE, root-cause analysis and advanced availability monitoring for enterprise cloud services


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

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