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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


UKG is looking to hire a Principal Software Engineer for one of our teams within the Platform Documents, Forms and E-Signatures domain. You will work with your team and other stakeholders to develop quality software aligned with product and company objectives; and take part in building one of our next generation platform products.

• Building the technical foundations of the product
• Designing, developing, testing, and deploying product features
• Performing peer code reviews
• Monitoring product health and alerts
• Helping your team develop a robust, resilient, secure, quality product and maintain technical debt to a minimum level
• Fostering a culture of delivering quality software in a timely manner and continuously improving the development process
• Participating in both strategic and operational planning
• Mentoring peers and helping them grow their technical skills


• University degree in Computer Science, Engineering
• An interest in both back-end and front-end development, testing, and CI/CD
• 6+ years of experience using Java or Kotlin
• 2+ years of experience using JavaScript and a good knowledge of Angular
• Experience building event-driven microservices with Kafka
• Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, MongoDB is a plus
• Experience being a technical leader in a development team
• Experience using Docker and Kubernetes is a plus
• Experience implementing CQRS and event-sourcing is a plus

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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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email