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Principal Software Engineer, Global Security

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Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Branchburg - New Jersey - United States, Cleburne - Texas - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


At UKG security is at the core of everything we do. In the continuous pursuit of improving our application and infrastructure security, we are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our Security Research & Development team. This team does cutting-edge work to build out the security technologies, software integrations and security frameworks that are used throughout our organization.

• Take the lead in designing and building out key features four our security-focused enterprise software services.
• Work with key stakeholders to research the best technology approach to meet business requirements.
• Mentors the team on technology concepts and ensures team compliance to best practices for design.
• Mentors the team on the best techniques to debug and troubleshoot issues.
• Leads activities for converting product requirements into tasks and associated estimates.
• Develop solutions to improve the performance, stability, and distributed processing capabilities of our cloud-based services.
• Work productively in a Devops environment using Docker, Kubernetes, and Google Cloud Platforms (GCP)
• Actively communicate with team members to clarify requirements and overcome obstacles to meet the team goals
• Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering team.


•8+ years’ experience as a key developer on major software projects
•Experience designing and building out major software projects and features
•Experience programming with Python, Ruby, Java or Go
•Experience working with SQL databases such as MySQL or Postgres
•Experience working with Linux systems and general familiarity with terminal, scripting, ssh etc
•Experience working in a major cloud environment (AWS, GCP or Azure)
•Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and/or GCP is a plus
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering; or equivalent experience

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

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.