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Senior Software Developer - Java/Cloud Platform (new team!)

General information


Montreal - Quebec - Canada


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


**Please know that this position is 100% work from home till at least end June 2021 due to Covid-19**. Candidates from the Montreal region will be highly preferred. Around June our new Montreal office will be located close to "Marché Central" (Sauvé/Crémazie metro - 555 Chabanel West). Return to office will be progressive Summer ’21.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking for a Senior Java/Cloud Software developer to join its world class engineering team in Montreal for its latest Cloud platform: UKG Dimensions. This role is part of a new Full-Stack team we are building from the ground up.

We are looking for a strong technical developer with a passion for software development and Cloud experience. You will play a key role in the development of our SaaS offering, in a highly collaborative, agile environment.

This role provides the opportunity to:
• Design and develop Cloud native SAAS products /applications
• Work with state-of-the-art Cloud technologies
• Design and architect scalable & high-performance software products using modeling techniques and software design patterns
• Design and develop Object Oriented and Service Oriented software with practical use of design patterns
• Writing well-designed, testable, efficient code as a contributing member of the team, primarily using Java
• Use and contribute to the Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD)
• Leads activities for decomposing product requirements into tasks and associated estimates
• Mentors the team on technology concepts and ensures team compliance to best practices for design
• Mentors the team on the best techniques to debug and troubleshoot issues
• Participates in code and design reviews to ensure quality and conformance to product standards.


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
• 7+ years of hands-on development experience
• Strong experience to design and build cloud native SAAS products /applications, including an understanding of security and multi-tenancy
• Significant experience in Java and J2EE stack, experience with Spring and Hibernate/JPA
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Hands on experience with design patterns
• Track record of delivering high quality software on time
• Experience in Object-oriented analysis, design and programming, database modeling, etc.
• Expertise in Javascript, AJAX and other Java presentation technologies, SOA and Web Services
• Good experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD).

• Bilingual French/English (we provide with free virtual classes in French during working hours)
• Experience in Data Analytics using Cassandra and Spark
• Experience using one or more application containers such as JBoss or Tomcat
• Kubernetes

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

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.