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Principal Software 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


Join our innovative team at UKG as a Principal Software Engineer in our Noida location, where we're transforming the landscape of performance and resiliency in software development. You'll play a pivotal role in developing solutions that not only meet but exceed customer expectations, leveraging the latest technologies to ensure scalability and efficiency. We value creativity, technical prowess, and a drive to innovate. As a key contributor, you'll lead by example, shaping the future of our products and making an impact that matters. If you're eager to take on significant challenges and contribute to a team that prioritizes cutting-edge solutions and collaborative success, let's make a difference together.

Key Responsibilities:

- Act as a technical leader, guiding the analysis, design, and development of features to fulfill evolving requirements.
- Engage with Agile development teams, contributing to the development of full-scale software systems.
- Architect scalable software solutions that address business and technical needs.
- Collaborate with team members and cross-functional architects to ensure cohesive software architecture and design.
- Mentor and support junior team members, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
- Contribute to the creation and review of technical documents, ensuring thorough documentation of software specifications and design.
- Provide accurate development estimates and feedback on product requirements.
- Advocate for best practices in software development, ensuring high standards of quality and scalability.


Required Skills and Technologies:

- Expertise in NodeJS and modern web standards.
- Proficiency with front-end frameworks like React, Angular, Vue, or Solid.
- Strong understanding of SQL/MongoDB and database design.
- Experience with Docker/Kubernetes and cloud deployments.
- Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying SaaS applications.
- Leadership capabilities with a focus on technical guidance and mentorship.
- Familiarity with Agile development practices.

Desired Experience Level:

- A minimum of 10+ years of experience in software development, with a proven track record in a fast-paced environment.

Soft Skills and Attributes:

- Leadership and mentorship skills with a focus on development and innovation.
- Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
- Proactive approach to problem-solving and innovation.
- Adaptability to changing technologies and project priorities.
- Commitment to quality and continuous improvement.

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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