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Technical Lead

General information


USA - USA - Remote


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG is looking for talented Tech Leads to lead our Product Development teams in building the next generation of products using microservices in technologies such as Java, Angular, React, Spring boot.
In this role, you’ll be leading a development team responsible for solving challenging design and development problems -- creating scalable, performant, resilient and secure services that are used by our Product Suite.
You will work together with some of the most highly skilled software professionals in the business designing, building, and maintaining globally available software that serves millions of people and processes millions of data points each and every day.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
· Research, design, test, and evaluate technologies for building reactive, event-driven systems
· Create architectural and technical design for complex features
· Responsible for maximizing the maintainability and extensibility of solutions
· Mentor developers on the team, fostering an environment of continued learning and improvement
· Empower the team to deliver quality software in a timely manner and continuously improve the development process
· Write high-quality code, that is supported by an appropriate level of testing and metrics
· Responsible for overseeing deployments, releases, and patches
· Have a high bar for yourself and others when working with production systems
· Intellectually curious to adapt to changing technologies, platforms, and environments
· Enjoy working in a collaborative environment with a diverse group of people partnering effectively with the team members, partners, and customers.

Required Qualifications/Skills:
· Recent experience with Kotlin, or Java
· Knowledge of microservices architecture
· Experience working on Google Cloud Platform/public cloud providers
· Proficient with Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) and Event Sourcing
· Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker, and public cloud deployment platforms
· Experience with, or understanding of, Agile/Lean Software Development practices such as Kanban or Scrum
· Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
· Ability to manage and balance multiple deliverables concurrently in an environment with shifting priorities
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
· Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset and willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Java, Kotlin, Spring
· Microservices architecture
· CQRS design pattern
· Kafka
· Event-driven and event-sourced architectures
· Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
· MongoDB/NoSQL
· Docker & Kubernetes
· Angular, HTML, CSS, Typescript
· Continuous deployment, unit testing and automation tool like Selenium is a plus
· Zero downtime deployment experience

· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering; equivalent experience accepted.

Travel Requirements:
· 0-25%

Corporate 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

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.