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Cloud Platform Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Noida - India - India

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


UKG is looking for a Cloud Platform Engineer to build and maintain our public/private cloud’s PaaS layer (Platform as a Service). This is a specialized team that abstracts the complexities of Infrastructure, Networking, and Security requirements to ensure they are consumed in standardized ways for supporting Applications. These services are built in Linux leveraging various technologies including Go, Ansible, Concourse, K8s, GKE, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Openstack, to name a few. This position will partner with our Agile development teams to assure smooth integration and deployment of UKG software across the entire cloud infrastructure.
Job Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with engineers across the organization to research, design, prototype and operationalize solutions to achieve expected outcomes
• Lead and guide engineers with implementations
• Understand cross functional impact and high level topology across services
• Ensure development aligns with UKG guidelines and industry best practices
• Communicate with and mentor teams on best practices and guidelines regarding the best use of our tooling and services
• Writing technical specifications and documentation
• Some (infrequent) on-call responsibilities will be required


• 3+ years of experience building and/or configuring cloud infrastructure and services on-prem or public (GCP preferred) through code
• 3+ years of experience with at least two of the following languages: Java, Golang, Ruby, Python
• 3+ years of experience managing Linux based platforms
• Experience working with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
• Strong scripting experience in at least two of the following: Perl, Bash, Python, PowerShell
• Windows and Linux OS and Networking experience (TCP/IP, Firewalls, SSL, Load Balancing, WAFs, SMTP, DNS, etc)
• 3+ years of experience with DevOps practices and toolsets, such as Terraform, Ansible, Packer, GitHub, Vault, CI/CD delivery models
• Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining highly available services at scale
• Experience with Infrastructure test automation
• Experience with web technologies utilizing Microservices, SOA patterns and REST
• Understanding of Site Reliability Engineering principles

Optional Additional Qualifications as needed:
• Experience with Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and NoSQL database development and administration (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Elastic Search etc.)
• Experience with Message queues (e.g. RabbitMQ)
• Experience with logging, monitoring, and alerting technologies (e.g. Sensu, Grafana, InfluxDB, GCP Cloud Monitoring, ELK stack)

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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