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Senior Data Engineer

General information


USA - USA - Remote, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


We are working on an reactive, event driven microservice framework using Kafka streams and Akka to help the UKG product development teams build robust, and resilient applications or services, which would, in turn, help millions of customers using our products with high quality, reliable software.

We are looking for engineers to join our team, with the challenge of building reactive solutions that are scalable, robust, and reusable for any product, platform, or framework with the complexity that entails. We’re interested in people with a strong background and interest in building successful shared solutions or libraries in a rapidly growing environment. If you are a passionate, driven, and high energy engineer looking to make a big impact, this is for you. If you like to work with brilliant minds who solve complex software problems to create high impact solutions making a difference to the company’s bottom line, this is for you.


Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:
• Translate business requirements into specifications that will be used to implement business objectives.
• Design, model, develop & optimize software to meet data management and data reporting objectives.
• Design and model data flows and procedures ensuring data quality and integrity
• Working with other data engineers and application engineers to ensure that data sets feeding the analytics platforms are tuned for optimal performance.
• Troubleshoot and resolve issues with the processes used and the content produced by the BI platform.
• Work with business stakeholders to define and improve standardized and ad-hoc analytics/reporting capabilities.
• Work as part of the data team to maintain and develop all components of the platform.
• Provide ongoing maintenance support through troubleshooting, report modifications and optimization.
• Provide input into the technical architecture and the data warehouse technology stack.
• Create functional and technical design documents and maintain documentation for all reports and dashboards created or modified
• Improve the developer experience for product development teams
• Have a high bar for yourself and others when working with production systems
• Enjoy working in a collaborative environment with a diverse group of people partnering effectively with the team members, partners, and customers.

Required Qualifications: (If a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification, otherwise it is preferred)
• Experience building event-driven, reactive microservices with Akka or Kafka Streams
• Proficient with CQRS and Event Sourcing
• Knowledge of microservices architecture
• Recent experience with Scala, Kotlin, or Java
• Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker, and public cloud deployment platforms
• Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
• 2+ Public Cloud Development Experience
• 5+ years of experience with detailed knowledge of BI & data warehouse technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ ELT and reporting/analytic tools.
• Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases
• Experience with data modeling in large Data warehousing, data lake environment
• 1+ years of data science experience with building regression, classification models
• Good analytical skills with excellent knowledge of SQL and advance SQL.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, another quantitative field or relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with Google Cloud Platform.


Corporate 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

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