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Principal Cloud Engineer

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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


About the Team:

Want to work with a fantastic team on some cutting-edge technologies for an employer just recently ranked #20 by Forbes Magazine in their “America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2023” report? UKG’s Implementation & Delivery team is seeking a Principal Cloud Engineer (P4) with private and public cloud experience to join our team, supporting our private and public cloud solutions. As our products grow, we are continually enhancing our cloud-based infrastructure to scale and improve our services’ performance, scalability and reliability.


• Experience and in-depth knowledge of Public Cloud environments (GCP, AWS, AZURE) and associated networking technologies (VPCs, Shared VPC, Load Balancing, etc.).
• Experience working on projects with a cross-functional team of experts to create best-practice public-cloud networking environments at scale.
• Exposure to containerized and serverless technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, GKE) and their designs, implementation, and ongoing support.
• Lead the design, implementation, and management of our cloud infrastructure using Terraform, ensuring best practices for scalability, resiliency, and security.
• Experience in the design, deployment and Continuous Improvement of scalable and highly available public and private cloud network designs.
• Analyze data to diagnose and identify root causes to network-specific events.
• Develop automated tools and methods to detect, mitigate and remediate network events.
• May be required to participate in on-call rotation and handle escalations in fast-paced environment or seldom work over the weekends to support implementation of critical infrastructure changes.
• Provide user support, incident responses, and postmortems



• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Electronics or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
• Experience with CI/CD tools like GitHub Actions or GitLab CI/CD.
• Experience working with orchestration/configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef.
• Experience using programming languages such as Python for automation of network tasks.
• Familiarity with Infrastructure As Code tools such as Terraform, Cloud Formation and Google Cloud Deployment Manager.
• Experience in Linux/Unix command line and command line tools.
• Solid understanding of networking concepts, security principles, and infrastructure hardening practices.
• Preferred certifications in Terraform and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
• Exceptional problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
• Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex infrastructure issues in production environments

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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