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Senior Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Atlanta - Georgia - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


About the role:
UKG is looking to hire a Full-Stack Engineer to join our talented Product Development team! As a member of our engineering team, you will be part of our continued improvement and growth of our HR and payroll software solution. You’ll be embedded on a development team where you can work on the next generation of SaaS software with other Engineers, Software Testers, Business Analysts, and Product Managers. In this highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to grow as an engineer and even help mentor others.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with members of the team to solve challenging engineering tasks on time and with high quality
• Engage in code reviews and training of team members
• Create and integrate features for our enterprise software solution using Java, Java Spring, Angular, Messaging and NoSQL technologies
• Actively communicate with team members to clarify requirements and overcome obstacles to meet the team goals
• Leverage open-source and other technologies outside of the Java framework should the need arise
• Develop solutions to maximize the performance, scalability, and distributed processing capabilities of the system
• Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering team
• Work with development teams in an agile context as it relates to software development, automated unit testing and test fixtures
• Actively participate in code reviews with talented software engineers and architects
• Continually research and recommend product improvements


About you:
Basic Qualifications:
• Object-oriented Java skills (3+ years in Java/Spring preferred)
• Previous role as a key developer on enterprise projects
• Software development experience including: object-oriented programming, modern design patterns, RESTful service implementation, and service-oriented architecture
• Unit Testing processes and tools (JUnit, Mockito, PowerMock, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:
• Multi-tier application design and development
• Excellent problem solving and communication skills
• Experience working with Microservices architecture
• CQRS design pattern
• Angular project experience
• Events-driven architecture
• Experience with MongoDB/NoSQL, RabbitMQ, Docker & Kubernetes

In support of our culture, we have adopted a hybrid working model of 3 days per week in the office and the rest of the week from home. The UKG office that this position is attached to is Atlanta, GA. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position, including temporary sponsorship through OPT.


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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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

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