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Sr Software Engineer

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Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG is seeking a full-stack Senior Software Engineer with solid Java and Angular/React expertise to play a key role in Payroll team! You will be focusing on full-stack development of innovative customer-focused experiences to help the company expand its solutions portfolio.

You’ll be working in an agile environment to create front-end experience and adapt an existing codebase to develop the APIs to power it. You’ll partner closely with the other software and quality engineers on your team, and with the product managers, analysts, and architects who bring requirements to the table.

If you’re passionate about solving problems and seeing how your work impacts the end-user experience, while furthering the company’s key strategic goals, the Payroll team is the home for you!


• Develop & enhance effective programs & data structures that successfully meet the team’s goals.
• Participate effectively in relevant aspects of software development life cycle (SDLC) including planning, construction, testing, reviews and demonstrations.
• Participate and collaborate with other stakeholders including security, quality assurance, training, project management, engineering, hosting, & procurement when required to assist in other aspects of their projects.
• Collaborate with team to design, develop, test and refine deliverables.
• Investigate and resolve complex application issues as needed to package, configure and deploy software
• Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects, & Analysts to develop and review requirements & design.
• Learn new technologies, methodologies and practices to increase the department’s productivity and better the department’s applications.
• Participate in collaborative code reviews to help learn and proper coding techniques and prevent regression defects or the introduction of problematic code
• Work independently to coordinate and implement technical solutions
• Mentor and train new engineers joining the team in technology, tools, procedure, standards, and guidelines for the department


• Solid experience in Java-based web development: Java, J2EE, REST Framework, Spring, AJAX, application servers, web servers
• Strong SQL skills – including Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers (MS SQL Server preferred)
• Front-end experience is a must: Angular/React is ideal, but other frameworks like Vue would also show your experience here, as well as a solid background in basic HTML, Javascript, CSS, and AJAX
• Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
• Version control systems and methodologies (GIT preferred)
• Strong background in the fundamentals of programming concepts, design patterns, OOP, BDD, TDD
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related discipline

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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