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Software Engineer

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San Francisco - California - United States, Santa Ana - California - United States

Description & Qualifications


The Coaching & Development team is looking for a Software Engineer to help grow the Coaching & Development product. This product is a cornerstone of UKG's core Human Capital Management (HCM) suite of products and is a key product in the future of performance reviews in helping support holistic performance management through reviews and continuous feedback. You will play a key role in the development of new features with a keen eye for detail. You will have the opportunity to work across both web and mobile frontend interfaces, server-side architecture and data stores. You will work side by side with other members of the engineering team (other Software Engineers, Quality Engineers and SREs) and members from UX and Product Management to build the best-in-class review product in the market.

Here at UKG, our business is people. We believe in taking good care of you so that you will take good care of our customers. We offer a number of benefits at no cost to you — 100% employer paid insurance premiums for you and your family, 45% 401K matching, unlimited paid time off, IVF coverage, tuition reimbursement, etc. For the full list of benefits, please see

On the Coaching & Development team, we’re here to work together to build an amazing product for our customer. As a team we believe in:

• People over process. We think that processes should make it easier for us to deliver quality products faster together. We strive to understand why processes are in place, and work to change them if they just don't work.
• Ideas over titles. We treat everyone's voice on the team equally regardless of title or seniority. We want everyone to feel comfortable contributing ideas, because we build better products when we consider multiple perspectives.
• Everyone owns all areas of the software development and delivery lifecycle. We don't like to work in silos. We believe that every person on the team owns the quality, security, delivery and stability of our product.


• Development experience with front-end framework, such as React or Angular, and Java
• NoSQL database experience, such as MongoDB
• Experience with message brokers such as RabbitMQ or Kafka
• Experience writing automated tests at all levels of testing
• Good debugging & problem solving skills

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

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.