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Sr Devops Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking a detail-oriented individual to work in collaboration with application development teams to deploy, manage, and improve large-scale web-based SaaS platform solutions. This individual will be part of a team that monitors, analyzes, and improves the stability, performance, and serviceability of our applications. The ideal candidate: Updates and automates code to prevent issues as well as to streamline updates and the deployment of major system changes. Maintains production and test environments and monitors and troubleshoots issues. Responsible for quickly identifying and implementing fixes to down time as well as constantly identifying processes to prevent outages. Works to minimize time to market for major organizational changes that require cross-functional system updates. Requires a broad understanding of network, testing, infrastructure automation tools and coding language.

In support of our culture, we are adopting a hybrid working model of 3 days per week in the office and the rest of the week from home. The UKG office location that this position is connected to is Montevideo, UY.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implement, manage, and improve deployments across private and public cloud platforms supporting SaaS solutions for external customers ensuring stability and performance of the applications
• Develop code to automate infrastructure management and platform tooling to reduce risk of failure and time required
• Set up and continuously improve monitoring tools for capacity and performance analysis of all virtualized environments to provide meaningful and actionable data
• Automate processes (bash scripts, api calls, environment deployments)
• Troubleshoot technical issues for multiple environment servers and network configurations to restore service to customers quickly and efficiently
• Identify bottlenecks and bugs and devise solutions to mitigate and address these problems
• Participate in on-call rotation and resolution of major issues while on-call


Basic Qualifications:
• Strong desire to automate everything
• 5+ years of experience with private or public cloud-based support tools and direct engineering and support experience (Openstack and GCP Preferred)
• Strong experience with Linux (ubuntu preferred); experience with containerized applications
• Experience with observability & monitoring solutions, such as Datadog, Kibana, Grafana, and Influx
• Experience scripting in any of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Bash, Ansible, PowerShell, Chef, Terraform

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
• Strong and effective communication and documentation skills
• Ability to learn quickly and work independently as well as collaborate with team members and project stakeholders

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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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

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