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Spark/Cassandra software Architect - UKG Dimensions Cloud platform

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Canada - Canada - Remote, Mississauga, Ontario - Ontario - Canada, Montreal - Quebec - Canada, Toronto - Ontario - Canada, Toronto - Ontario - Canada


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


JOB CREATION (permanent only 40h/week, no consulting) **Please know that this position is 100% work from home till end June 2021 due to Covid-19**. Candidates from the Montreal region will be highly preferred. Around June our new Montreal office will be located close to "Marché Central" (Sauvé/Crémazie metro - 555 Chabanel West). Return to office will be progressive Summer ’21.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking for a Spark/Cassandra software Architect to join its world class engineering team in Montreal for its latest Cloud platform: UKG Dimensions, in particular its Forecasting module. This is a job creation, you will be part of a Montreal community of 7 software architects and +50 developers. We are 13000 worldwide and grew our revenues by 9% in 2020! You are a strong technical leader who has designed successful Web/ multithreaded software applications and have a strong focus in Cloud/ML practice: we want to talk to you!

Your day to day:

• Develop strategic systems architecture plans in close collaboration with Product Managers (POs)
• Evaluate all the technologies needed to complete the designs
• Provide technical leadership within our global UKG Dimensions teams (Massachusetts)
• Rally the different members of development teams by your technical leadership, your ability to coach Java back-end developers
• Consolidate good practices that have been implemented to date while making them evolve: based on internal observations and experiences
• Will need to obtain commitment for all systems and software plans
• If necessary you might be requested to do trainings.


• 10 years or more of professional experience, at high levels of responsibility, to design and develop highly available and scalable software applications
• At least 5 years experience with distributed computing frameworks and no SQL databases (Spark and Cassandra)
• Experience in Cloud deployment (Google Cloud), expertise with Docker/Kubernetes
• Experience with the following technologies: Java, Spring, Rest, SOA, Distributed architecture, Machine Learning/AI
• University degree in the field of computer science (Master's degree preferred)
• Bilingualism French / English : a very strong asset as the Montreal office is rather a french speaking office


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

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Disability Accommodation

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