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Senior Software Developer

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Regular-Full Time


Toronto - Ontario - Canada

Description & Qualifications


General Information:
UKG Pro Time Classic is a WFM suite focused on meeting the horizontal needs of the Midmarket segment. Included there are separate modules for time management, time off, scheduling, and reporting. 
We work in three smaller teams of 7-12 members that fulfil several functions: 
- Work on feature enhancements and other customer satisfaction features (Angular, Java, MySQL)     
- Support several code bases from a development point of view (Java, Spring boot, MySQL) 
- Monitor and maintain the deployed apps and our infrastructure (k8s, openstack, MySQL, RabbitMQ), together with our IaaS and PaaS partner teams 
- Support the customer escalations 24/7 using on call rotations together with our existing customer support teams (Jira, Salesforce) 

As a Software Developer, you’ll be embedded on an agile development team. You will get to work directly with other Developers, Product Analysts, Managers, and Directors, all of whom are dedicated to supporting our client’s complex technical issues and providing the Ultimate customer experience. In this highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to grow as a Software Engineer and help mentor others. As one of our team members, you will be part of our continued improvement, growth, and expansion of coverage for our Workforce Management Software Solutions. 

Essential Responsibilities :
- Develop a good functional knowledge for your domain 
- Work directly with clients to resolve their technical issues.  
- Work closely with other development teams for debugging issues, determining root causes and recommend solutions and next actions. 
- Identify common knowledge gaps and work with the Product Analysts on strategies to mitigate them. 
- Identify trends in customer cases/issues and recommend areas where resolutions can be automated 
- Proactively communicate with clients and team members to keep them apprised of issue status and any commitment dates. 
- Participate in cross-training to expand your technical skillset.  
- The ability to clearly document and articulate the root cause of issues and resolutions to customers both verbally and written within the context of a customer service case.  
- Lead feature development from planning/analysis to feature deployment
- Developing software products using modeling techniques and software design patterns 
- Developing web-based business applications 
- Participate in coding & designing of the application software 
- Interpret informal requirement descriptions and detail them for other team members consumption 
- Participate in code and design reviews to ensure quality and conformance to product standards 
- Participate in the teams on-call rotation.


Skills and Attributes:
- 3+ years of experience as a Java (preferred) or C# MVC software engineer on enterprise projects
- Software development experience in a fast-paced environment, working through all phases of the software development lifecycle
- Knowledge of OOP design patterns, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular, CSS3, HTML5, Web forms, Java (preferred)
- Agile or Lean experience such as Kanban or Scrum Programming methodologies (preferred)
- Ability to write code and test your own work
- Ability to write complex SQL queries and decipher stored procedures, triggers, scheduled jobs. Ability to identify when table indexing would benefit query performance. Ability to capture SQL traces via profiler.
- General UNIX/Linux administration experience related to server performance, management, and monitoring, managing and reviewing log files
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills
- Ability to design, code, and unit test applications per specification documents
- Ability to develop automated tests
- Ability to communicate information effectively to customers at various organizational levels
- Teamwork is a must

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.