Lead Software Engineer

    • UKG Careers
  • Weston, FL
  • Posted 23 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Root cause analysis
Google Cloud Platform
Workforce management
Product innovation
Product management
Automated testing
Software development
Continuous Integration and Development
Continuous delivery
Relational databases
Continuous improvement
Cloud computing
User experience
Software deployment
Spring Framework
Apache Kafka

Job Details

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:
As part of the EPIC (Engineering, Product, Innovation, and Cloud) organization, you will be challenged, supported, celebrated, and inspired to reach your full potential as a professional. The Identity Team values every learning opportunity, experience, perspective, and skill. That's how we push boundaries and create legendary experiences for our customers.

About The Role:
The Identity team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer that will play a key role in the development of new software products and features with a keen eye for detail. You will have the opportunity to work side by side with other members of the engineering team (other Software Engineers, Test Engineers, and SREs) and members from UX and Product Management to build the best-in-class products in the market.

In support of our culture, we have adopted a hybrid working model of 3 days per week in the office and the rest of the week from home. The UKG office that this position is located in is Weston, FL.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Produce high quality, reliable test automation designs and implementation that rarely needs rework
Communicate with team members to clarify requirements and overcome obstacles to meet the team goals
Dive and troubleshoot complex implementations and orchestrations
Support internal customers in the adoption, use, and troubleshooting of our services
Work with other team members to evaluate frameworks, services and applications that support our initiatives
Participate in standups, architecture reviews and planning meetings
Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering team
Follow development and deployment processes to deliver consistent value to our customers
Document internal and external information for use by the team and customers
Manage ambiguity and raise issues and impediments when blocked
Share learnings with the broader group

About you:
Basic Qualifications:
7+ years' of experience engaging and working with cross-functional enterprise level software development projects using Agile development methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum
Advanced experience working with Java and Spring Boot
Knowledge of microservices architecture
Recent experience working with Kubernetes, Docker and public cloud deployment platforms such as Google Cloud Platform
Experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
Experience with Git and its workflows
Experience with relational and non-relational databases such as MySQL and MongoDB

Preferred Qualifications:
Proficient with CQRS pattern
Experience developing and deploying multi-tenant Identity solutions in the cloud
Experience building event-driven, reactive microservices with Kafka Streams
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage and balance multiple deliverables concurrently in an environment with shifting priorities
Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset and willing to get the job done


EEO Statement

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