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Sr. Principal Cloud Architect

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


Our Cloud Architecture organization is hiring a Sr. Principal Cloud Architect to provide technical strategy to facilitate consistent cloud service delivery. This team has the mission to help deliver well-architected, innovative cloud solutions that are secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient. In this role, you will utilize your strategic, technical, and operational experience to drive Cloud Strategy, Governance and Architecture. You will take an active role in the evaluation, operations, development, automation, and release of new and existing Cloud-related products.

In support of our culture, we are adopting a hybrid working model of 2-3 days per week in the office and the rest of the week from home. The UKG offices that this position is connected to are Weston, FL, and Lowell, MA.

Job Requirements
• Actively develop, evolve, and curate cloud principles, patterns, and offerings
• Act as a focal point to coordinate and collaborate on cloud technical decisions in together with all Cloud teams
• Perform Cloud Technology road-mapping & alignments with all Cloud teams and stakeholders
• Serve as a mentor and help in the development of domain level architects in the cloud organization
• Perform architectural and design reviews of cloud systems as well as software systems use of cloud
• Partner with architects in Software Engineering to ensure our software and delivery systems are following the right cloud principles and patterns
• Help coordinate multi-disciplinary architecture initiatives and participate in cross-organizational architecture leadership forums
• Work in an advisory capacity to facilitate key decisions


We’re looking for a combination of some of the following preferred qualifications, all are not required:
• 5+ years in a senior cloud architect role, preferably in the SaaS or cloud platform provider space
• Extensive knowledge and experience in designing and developing Cloud Platforms and Cloud Native solutions
• Very strong presentation skills and the ability to demonstrate confidence and expertise when presenting in front of a group
• Extensive knowledge of Software-as-a-Service delivery models, and public cloud deployments in any of the 3 major platforms (GCP preferred)
• Strong analysis, task management and time management skills
• Self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
• Ability to balance multiple priorities


Company 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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