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DevOps - Software Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

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


About the Team:

The UKG SRE Engineering team member will make our systems more resilient and efficient. Whether you come from a background in Devops, network engineering, systems administration, or software development—if you have a passion for making systems better, we need you!

About the Role:

• Product and service ownership experience, being the SME and initial point of contact for your responsible products & services.
• Engage in and improve the lifecycle of services from conception to EOL, including system design consulting, and capacity planning.
• Define and implement standards and best practices related to: System Architecture, Service delivery, metrics, and the automation of operational tasks
• Support services, product & engineering teams by providing common tooling and frameworks to deliver increased availability and improved incident response.
• Improve system performance, application delivery and efficiency through automation, process refinement, postmortem reviews, and in-depth configuration analysis
• Collaborate closely with engineering professionals within the organization to deliver reliable services
• Experience with GIT repositories, CI/CD concepts, and leveraging Infrastructure as Code
• Identify and eliminate operational toil by treating operational challenges as a software engineering problem
• Actively participate in incident response, root cause analysis, including on-call responsibilities
• Requirement for on call


About You:

Basic Qualifications:

• 3-5+ years of hands-on experience working in Engineering or Cloud Services orgs.
•4+ years of professional software development experience.
•Deep expertise in one or more programming languages such as C, C++, C#, .NET, Python, Java, or JavaScript.
•Extensive experience with software development practices and design patterns.
•Proven track record of delivering complex software projects on time and within budget.
•Proficiency with version control systems like GitHub and bug/work tracking systems like JIRA.
•Understanding of cloud technologies and DevOps principles.
•Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working with automation
• 3-5+ years of experience with public cloud platforms (e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure)
• Experience with distributed system design and architecture
• Experience with containerization technologies
• Experience in configuration and maintenance of applications and/or systems infrastructure for large scale customer facing company


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

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email