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Principal Architect

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

Description & Qualifications


About the Team:
UKG is looking to hire a Solution Architect to join our team in Montevideo! They will help guide the Architecture and drive the expansion of our next-generation enterprise solution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• This position demands hands on coding ability as well as leadership and collaboration skills
• You will be working with current and emerging technologies within GCP cloud environments while guiding teams to delivery
• The opportunity requires to be able to contribute to architect, design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug complex platform, software, and data issues across the enterprise
• The Solution Architect will be working directly with our Engineering team to implement the next generation of workforce management products
• As an architect you will collaborate with product, engineering, and operations teams while presenting to senior leadership, so effective communication skills are a necessity
• Develop POC to help drive architecture for the Product
• Implement all aspects of our data product including artifact creation such as architecture and design diagrams and other technical documents
• Establish practices of assessing the architecture risks and enable the team to maintain the clear picture of architecture risks and concerns, as well as their mitigation plans
• Partner with team leads and Engineering leaders to translate program requirements into scalable technical solutions and system designs
• Research, design, test, and evaluate new technologies, platforms, and third-party products
• Facilitate planning for production implementation of solutions


About You:

Basic Qualifications:
• Current Solution Architect with at least 2 years of experience in an architect position and/or a team lead with over 8 years of development experience with an architect mindset.
• Some experience leading/building the architecture of modern software applications within a public cloud environment, GCP preferred
• Extensive experience with Java
• Experience building Rest based services and strong understanding of webservice architecture, challenges, and advantages
• Expert software development experience with writing applications with low latency and high data usage environments
• This is a hybrid role and will be required to be in the office 3 days per week.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience writing applications using SQL server, analyzing heap dumps, JVM thread dumps and performance monitoring tools preferred


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 

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