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Sr Principal Engineer- (Python + Java)

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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



This is an opportunity for a senior technocrat, passionate about engineering innovative web services, to join our HRSD project. If you truly enjoy what you do, this role will allow you to leverage your expertise to drive the development and success of our HRSD solutions. As part of this team, you will have an exciting opportunity to be involved in the full project lifecycle of our next generation products and systems which currently enable our teams to streamline activities across all areas of the business

As a member of UKG, you will have the opportunity to contribute and participate in the following capacities:

• Senior member of the team who is responsible for analysis, design, and development of features to meet new customer requirements
• Participate in a fast-paced Agile development team building full-scale software systems
• Design and build advanced software solutions that scale and meet business requirements
• Collaborate closely with senior members and architects of other teams to understand and help in conceptualizing the software architecture
• Ensure adherence of the development team to the architectural vision of the product and ensure that associated designs follow that vision
• Collaborate with other members of the team, product owners, quality engineering team members, and documentation writers to ensure appropriate implementation of business requirements
• Assume a mentoring role for other developers, building the skills of less experienced team members, and proactively suggesting process improvements
• Contribute to automated testing.
• Participate in the writing of technical documents (functional specifications, design documents, etc.) as required
• Review product requirements to give development estimates and product feedback
• Implement architecture and design patterns to help ensure that systems scale
• Establish processes and best practices around development standards
• Apply technical expertise to challenging architecture and design problems
• Demonstrate good analytical abilities, attention to detail, and strong verbal & written communication skills in English
• Demonstrate accountability and ownership for high-quality product releases to internal and external customers


• 10+ years of experience in a fast-paced environment, working through all phases of the software development lifecycle
• Strong experience in enterprise-grade web application development using Python / Java, Django framework
• Strong knowledge of SQL / MongoDB / PostgreSQL and database design
• Strong knowledge of Ember.js / Angular or any JavaScript framework
• Proven expertise in creating innovative technical design and technical specifications
• Ability to work and communicate clearly and efficiently with team members
• Strong knowledge of Web Standards and Technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery)
• Proponent of continuous integration, unit testing, and automation with strong experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process (CI/CD)
• Excellent debugging/troubleshooting skills
• Ability to communicate information effectively to customers at various organizational levels
• Working knowledge of GIT, TeamCity/Jenkins
• Familiarity with JIRA is a plus
• Experience with enterprise-scale systems is a major plus
• Experience with Docker/Kubernetes infrastructure
• Experience with Cloud providers (e.g., AWS, GCP) and containerization (e.g., Docker)
• Exposure to Agile/Scrum methodology and TDD (Test Driven Development) is mandatory
• Experience developing and deploying SaaS applications and services into production
• Prior experience with building state-of-the-art User Interfaces in the latest web technologies
• Able to mentor and guide developers and lead a technical team; experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus
• Able to deliver design and estimates for features that can span both backend and front-end technologies
• Excellent English written and oral communication skills

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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