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Senior Database Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Boston - Massachusetts - United States, Branchburg - New Jersey - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking for a passionate database developer to join our team with following responsibilities:
Collaborate with a dynamic team of web developers, product managers, and product owners to build the best applications in the work force management /Human Capital Management industry. Work closely with Application Developers to ensure proper design and implementation of database systems.
• Build the schema, data dictionaries, and SQL code behind our suite of web-based applications
• Participate in database architectural review and design discussions
• Ensure that data is stored efficiently and can be retrieved quickly
• Support new product development by creating new database architectures and stored procedures
• Design and implement database solutions within architectural, security and code quality guidelines considering performance, scalability and sustainability
• Troubleshoot and tuning complex SQL statements and making recommendations on indexing strategies
• Analyze complex data requirements - Must be strong in working with Complex Queries
• Perform code reviews, learning from your peers, and sharing your knowledge with them in a positive, friendly way


• 5–7+ years of SQL server database development experience
• A solid understanding of relational modeling concepts
• Detailed knowledge of data warehouse architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ELT tools
• Experience with cloud database and distributed ecosystems is preferred, such as Big Query, Dataflow, Hadoop, Hive
• Experience with orchestration tools such as Airflow, Cloud Composer is preferred.
• Demonstrated experience with cloud systems is preferred. Such as Google Cloud, AWS, Azure
• Strong expertise in coding languages such as Java, Python and Scala
• Ability to write, troubleshoot, and performance-tune stored procedures and ad hoc scripts
• Experience with query optimization and performance benchmarking, Data modeling and query analysis, index design, data and schema migration
• Ability to create databases, backup/restore, troubleshoot server issues
• Familiarity with database task automation to support CI/CD
• Familiarity with NoSQL databases and using replication techniques to move data between separate database products would be helpful, but not required
• Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment using Agile methodologies

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

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.