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Senior Director, Cloud Engineering

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Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


Senior Director Cloud Engineering

UKG is looking for an innovative cloud engineering leader with experience working in large scale cloud environments. The UKG Cloud team is a global team that leverages technology and right size process to deliver world class solutions. You will lead a global cloud team focused on helping mature a cloud platform, evaluating cloud native technologies, and delivering core capabilities to help scale the business. The focus of the cloud organization is to enable the business to deliver value at a rapid pace by providing building blocks to ensure UKG has a consistent approach to delivery and security in a cloud environment. You’ll need to have strong experience in Public Cloud Technologies and a lean approach to delivery.


-Analyze current technology utilized within the company and develop steps and processes to improve and expand upon them

-Collaborate closely with engineering professionals within the organization to streamline delivery to the cloud

-Help eliminate all manual intervention associated with delivery of value with a focus on velocity

-Mentor and train engineers throughout the organization and seek to continually improve cloud delivery practices companywide

-Lead a global engineering team focused on leveraging cloud native solutions to solve business problems

-Understand Business priorities and identify technical initiatives that help achieve desired outcomes

-Be a strong advocate of the Continuous Delivery culture

-Provide programmatic building blocks to enable product engineering teams to solution business value at a rapid pace



-Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, or a relevant field

-10 years+ development/engineering experience

-Experience managing resources across a global team

-Demonstrated ability to influence and execute in a dynamic, matrixed environment

-Strong communication skills and ability to explain protocol and processes at various levels of organization

-Professional experience and a high-level understanding of working with various operating systems and their implications

-Strong experience delivering and managing solutions in a public cloud environment

-Experience with Linux-based infrastructures, Windows-based infrastructure, and Google Cloud Platform

-Strong experience with databases such as MS SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, Elasticsearch

-Knowledge of development languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, Groovy, Bash

-Experience with Agile Delivery, Scrum/Kanban/SAFe, etc.

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.