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Principal architect

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


France - France - Remote, Paris - Paris - France

Description & Qualifications


By collaborating with key stakeholders from the Product and Technical Organization, you provide and implement an efficient, scalable enterprise architecture strategy.

With your holistic view of the product components you will identify architecture risks, and maintain an architecture risk and ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of roadmaps and vision for the data storage of two of our main product Lines : Enterprise Document Management and People Assistance.

Lead, mentor, and partner with software architects and technical leads in designing and delivering functional, scalable, resilient, adaptable, performant, and cloud-ready services

Oversee projects focused on design, integration and technical strategies that will help establish the technical vision for the future scale of our product portfolio

Establish the starting point for architectural decisions, patterns and practices, and enterprise architecture scale and efficiencies

Lead the team to develop and maintain a set of incubated coded libraries and components in inner-sourced repositories.



8+ years of Software Architecture or Software Development experience and solution design

5+ years of technical leadership or architecture experience in software and cloud development (ideally in PaaS and SaaS)

Ideally, 3+ years’ experience building, managing, and leading architects and technical leads

Knowledge of API design, domain-driven design, microservices

Knowledge of RDBMS (preferably PostgreSQL), NoSQL (MongoDB, Couchbase, ElasticSearch), message brokers (Kafka, RabbitMQ), and database architecture. Devops practices.

Knowledge of major IaaS and/or PaaS technologies (Kubernetes, AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) and/or agile methodologies are a plus

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

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