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Principal Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is hiring a Principle Software Engineer

Responsibilities will include:
•Own/Define embedded firmware roadmap.
•Define and guide firmware development and release.
•Develop firmware specification from requirements.
•Provide high level firmware design, define the roles of each subsystem.
•Working directly with hardware engineers
•Provide technical guidance and coaching to the firmware team.
•Approve low level designs and review of firmware implementation.
•Participate the design and product review meetings with stake holders.



•BS/MS degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent to12+ years' experience
•Strong understanding of Device Drivers
•Strong Android knowledge
•Strong embedded C or C++ skills. Embedded Linux skills are a plus.
•Experience in conducting firmware code review and using software static analysis tools

•Good knowledge of embedded Linux distribution Yocto or AOSP
•Experience in developing devices using wireless product using Ethernet, wireless protocols
•Familiar with version control systems – Git.
•Familiar with data structures and design patterns for writing high quality code.
•Familiar with firmware development of analog/digital power control (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC).


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

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