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Software Engineering Manager

General information


USA - USA - Remote


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


We have a great opportunity here at UKG for a dedicated Manager to lead one of our Software Engineering teams. Our teams are responsible for several important products within our UKG suite. These products include features like annual performance reviews, 360-degree feedback, 1-1 meetings, and much more.

This role would be a fit for an existing manager as well a software team lead or principal engineer with leadership experience, ready for that step up into management.

Please apply and join our amazing team!

Primary Responsibilities:
• Facilitate productive and positive team communication and collaboration. This includes but is not limited to fostering an environment of transparency and open discussion, resource planning and working closely with other leaders and direct reports.
• Mentor and support the professional, technical, and personal growth of team members. Help develop their career path by assigning projects tailored to their potential, personality, work style and goals while encouraging healthy exploration beyond their “comfort zone”.
• Own team processes to increase efficiency. Develop, measure, and interpret statistics that serve as indicators of team performance. Use this information to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
• Deliver simple and elegant solutions in the team portfolio based on agreed upon timelines and commitments while cultivating an environment conducive to high team morale and productivity.
• Set the example and expectations for team conduct. Inspire positive behavior and interactions. When needed, directly address, and resolve, behavior that falls below expectations.
• Expedite project deliverables while maintaining sustainable work pace that does not compromise on standards and quality.


• University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Management, or equivalent experience relative to technical team leadership and mentoring.

• Passionate about people, process, and technologies and able to inspire and motivate others.
• Experience setting and achieving sound goals. For example, “SMART” goals.
• Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders and groups in the organization.
• Strong work ethic with a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive and an unwavering commitment to do the right thing.
• Proven leadership in facilitating complex discussions to achieve goals and solve problems. Proven analytical and decision-making skills.
• Experience in Lean-Agile development methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum.
• Experience working in an enterprise-scale SaaS production environment.

We’d like you to see your team from time to time. If you are fully remote and not commutable to one of our offices for occasional workdays, you can expect travel of about 10-30%.


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

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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