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Principal Software Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


We are working on a new product which will support our customers in their effort to create and promote an innovative, people-focused culture. With an emphasis on collaboration and accountability, our product will nurture an employee's work journey by personalizing and illuminating their path forward through actionable suggestions, which radically increases both personal job fulfillment and overall employee retention.

This position requires technical excellence with complex and distributed systems, along with a strong ability to communicate both within your team, and across the organization. We work in small teams with daily standups, regular releases, and a culture of ownership. 

• Support and mentor a team of highly motivated engineers, including current and future leaders 
• Focus on data-driven processes that lead to continuous improvement for the team 
• Support the professional, technical, and personal growth of a diverse group of people, with a wide range of experiences 
• Collaborate with Product Management on product strategy & roadmaps 
• Collaborate with the team to set the product and technical roadmaps, along with the plans for achieving them 
• Work with the Project Management team to plan and execute on your team’s initiatives 
• Work with your peers to help support and drive cultural changes across the organization 
• Work with some remote and virtual employees distributed across North America


• 10+ years of previous software engineering experience 
• University degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
• Passionate about people, processes, and technologies and with the ability to use that passion to inspire and motivate others 
• Strong work ethic with a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive, and an unwavering commitment to do the right thing 
• Proven leadership in facilitating complex discussions to solve problems 
• Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders 
• Experience with agile development approaches such as Kanban or Scrum 
• Experience working in an enterprise-scale SaaS production environment

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.