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Software Engineer

General information


Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG is looking to hire a Senior Java Engineer to join our extremely talented Product Development team! As one of our Java Engineers, you will be part of our continued improvement and growth of our HR and payroll software solution. As a Java Engineer at UKG, you’ll be embedded on a development team where you can work on the next generation of internet software where you’ll get to work directly with other Engineers, Software Testers, Business Analysts, Product Managers, and Directors, all of whom make up the team. In this highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to grow as a software engineer, and even help mentor others.
The Java Engineer position requires excellent object-oriented programming skills and knowledge of design patterns. The job requires you to be able to design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug complex software applications at the enterprise level. We are looking for a software engineer who is passionate about programming and truly enjoys what they do. The ideal candidate for the Java Engineer position is someone who has a can-do attitude and is an innovative thinker with the ability to communicate effectively with Business Analysts (BAs) and Quality Engineers, as well as work closely with other team members are key components for success in this position.

• 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
• Support continuous deployment pipeline code
• Situationally troubleshoot production issues alongside the support team
• Create and integrate features for our enterprise software solution using the latest Java, Kafka, Java Spring, 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 and languages outside of the Java framework should the need arise
• Develop cutting-edge 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, including Kanban, automated unit testing, test fixtures, and pair programming
• Actively participate in daily code reviews with talented software engineers and architects
• Continually research and recommend product improvements


• 5+ years experience as a key developer on enterprise projects
• Software development experience including: object-oriented programming, concurrency programming, modern design patterns, RESTful service implementation, service-oriented architecture, test-driven development, and acceptance testing
• Familiarity with tools used to automate the deployment of an enterprise software solution to the cloud
• Multi-tier application design and development
• Excellent problem solving and communication skills
• Java Spring
• Microservices architecture
• CQRS design pattern
• Events-driven architecture
• MongoDB/NoSQL
• RabbitMQ
• Docker & Kubernetes
• SaaS software design principles. You understand engineering enterprise-scale software that is deployed using cloud technologies such as OpenStack, Docker and Kubernetes
• You have experience designing and implementing APIs at scale using REST and MicroServices
• Object-oriented Java skills. You are a rock-solid Java developer and use it regularly. You know how to apply best practices in Java. (3+ years in Java Spring preferred)
• Proactive problem solving. You are self-driven, love to learn and contribute not just to your primary area but across boundaries
• Teamwork is a must
• Familiarity with continuous deployment, unit testing and automation tool like Selenium is a plus
• Proficiency with Git as a version control system preferred
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes preferred

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

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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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