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Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Chelmsford - Massachusetts - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Waltham - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking a Software Engineer (backend) with solid Java experience.

*** This is a hybrid role reporting to Lowell Mass HQ 3x per week.

About the Role:
The role requires a great team player with experience in working in highly collaborative, Agile/SCRUM environment using Test Driven Development methodologies.

• Design, develop and debug a SAAS application using Java/J2EE technologies
• Work with users and product managers to define app requirements and troubleshooting problems
• Design and develop back end services for a SAAS product using Java / J2EE technology
• Design and develop REST based web services using Spring or Spring Boot
• Participate in design processes and implementation
• Collaborate and participate in code and design reviews to ensure quality and conformance to product standards


About You:
Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Electronics
• 2+ years of industry experience
• Must have Java experience
• Must have worked with GIT
• Proficient with using mocking frameworks
• Proficient in unit testing and test driven development
• Knowledge of data structures and common design patterns

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proficient in asynchronous programming with websockets
• Proficient with troubleshooting


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 

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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