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Senior Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - 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


UKG is looking to hire a Sr Software Engineer to join our team. As a Sr Software Engineer, you will get to work directly with other Developers, Quality Engineers, Business Analysts, and occasionally our support team in a highly collaborative environment within the UKG GovTA product line. You will have the opportunity to grow as a Software Engineer and help instill in others a passion for quality enterprise development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Participate effectively in relevant aspects of software development life cycle (SDLC) including planning, construction, testing, reviews and demonstrations
• Designing, programming, and implementing software based off requirements and standards within the UKG GovTA domain
• Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects, and Analysts to develop and review requirements/design
• Participate in collaborative code reviews to help learn and proper coding techniques and prevent regression defects or the introduction of problematic code
• Utilize departmental tools and follow established procedures effectively, including but not limited to Jira, Git, Confluence, or their equivalents
• Perform assessments on digital assets for WCAG and Section 508 compliance
• Employ proven experience in writing and implementing unit, system, and integration tests to ensure the quality and reliability of the software
• Troubleshoot and perform root-cause analysis for system-related issues in enterprise-level software, identifying and resolving problems to maintain optimal functionality
• Learn new technologies, methodologies, and practices to increase the department’s productivity and enhance the department’s applications
• Ability to mentor and train new engineers joining the team in technology, tools, procedure, standards, and guidelines for the department


Basic Qualifications:
• Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
• More than 3 years of Software Development experience, with Software/Test/Lead Engineers on Enterprise Level Software Development Projects
• Solid experience in Java-based web development: Java, J2EE, JavaScript, Application/Web servers
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Oracle, PostgreSQL, Tomcat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• Version control systems and methodologies (GIT preferred)
• Proficiency with tools such as Jira and Confluence
• Knowledge of CI/CD and DevOps practices
• Experience with the development of API’s
• Knowledge and experience evaluating web pages for WCAG 2.0 A/AA conformance

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

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