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Software Engineer

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Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


Software Engineer, Kronos Incorporated, a UKG company, Lowell, Massachusetts

Responsible for the architecture, design, development and programming of components of our enterprise-level workforce management applications. Duties will include the following:

• Developing and writing code in Java, Spring MVC, Web layer (NodeJS, AngularJS).
• Working with Customer facing team to ensure in-time delivery by maintaining quality standards.
• Actively participating in feature works by following process of kick-off presentation, grooming, and constant interactions with Product Managers and Architects.
• Taking lead in building backbone for feature development – Creating branch and build for team, running verifications and regressions before merging code to release builds, and maintaining standards to avoid security violations.
• Expanding skill-set by learning and gaining knowledge on different shared services such as RabbitMQ, Cassandra Services, Splunk, Workflow and Intergration Hub.
• Resolving defects including backend code changes and changes in Web services using in NodeJS and AngularJS.
• Working with QA teams and leaders to ensure delivery of quality code including developing and improving on RestAssured Test cases using Java.
• Working with Information Access teams to write Java code on Service layers.
• Collaborating with Technical Leads to review design objectives and provide feedback for projects.
• Fixing defects in the Web layer and the backend Service layer.
• Attending daily standup and bi-weekly sprint meetings to cover work status, future tasks and retrospective using Agile methodology.
• Participating as an API design expert in SWARMS (urgent collaborations of a team of Software Developers to resolve high priority defects).
• Proactively researching and suggesting process improvements.


Position requires a Bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent foreign degree) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field and 3 years of experience as a software developer. Must also have 3 years of experience (which can have been gained concurrently with the primary experience requirement above) working with the following:
• Java, Spring Framework, Javascript, Linux and Unix;
• Developing and implementing RESTful APIs;
• Oracle BI (Business Intelligence) tool, OBIEE Admin tool 10g/OBIEE 11g/ OBIEE 12g , OBIEE Admin Tool;
• Oracle DB 11g, and the SQL Developer or MySql tool to handle and maintain databases as well as datawarehouses;
• ETL tools including either Informatica 8.x or Informatica 9.x for migrating data from database to datawarehouse;
• File sharing tools including Putty and Filezilla.

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

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