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Software Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Branchburg - New Jersey - 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


About the role:

UKG is seeking a motivated Software Engineer to help develop best-in-class HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions that help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. As part of the EPIC Engineering organization, you will be challenged, supported, celebrated, and inspired to reach your full potential as an early career professional. We value every learning opportunity, experience, perspective, and skill. That’s how we push boundaries and create legendary experiences for our customers and our U Krewers. As a Software Engineer, you will contribute directly to the goals of our product teams and help innovate and evolve our processes and product portfolio to meet our customers' ever-changing needs. Come make an impact with the best and brightest technologists in the world!
You will play a key role in the development of new software products and features with a keen eye for detail. You will have the opportunity to work side by side with other members of the engineering team (other Software Engineers, Test Engineers, and SREs) and members from UX and Product Management to build the best-in-class products in the market.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Quickly and efficiently find robust and effective solutions to difficult development problems
• Follow development and deployment processes to deliver consistent value to our customers
• Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering team
• Communicate with team members to clarify requirements and overcome obstacles to meet the team goals
• Document internal and external information for use by the team and customers

*This position requires a hybrid in-office work arrangement with the ability to work 3 days per week in a UKG office (Branchburg – NJ)*


About you:
Basic Qualifications:
• 1-3 years hands-on development experience with full stack java-based web development: Java, SQL, React, HTML, JavaScript, XML, AJAX, application servers and web servers
• Understanding of programming and testing concepts, design patterns, and best practices, and can translate that understanding directly to implementations
• Knowledge and stays on the forefront of all development languages and frameworks utilized by our applications (Java, React, JavaScript, SQL, CSS etc.)
• Java skills
• Experience with React and front end technologies
• Experience with SQL Server and SQL Queries
• Test-driven development experience
Preferred qualifications:
• Familiar with Agile development methodologies
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

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