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Engineering Program Manager


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA


Software & Product Development

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The Engineering Program Manager role is responsible for driving the program execution of Software Development Programs from product definition through successful release and final deployment; working closely with Senior Engineering Leadership including Engineering Directors, Service Delivery and Product Management Leads, Architects and other functions to develop and deliver Roadmap commitments and engineering initiatives that support a great customer experience in Production.

•Take the lead on global initiatives and projects
•Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results
•Partner closely with counterparts in Cloud Operations, Development, QA, Product management, and Architecture and to ensure the success of their products
•Develop and communicate strategy, plans, issues and risks effectively throughout the organization
•Develop and manage plans for all aspects of a service team – including functional and non-functional requirements, customer support, and operations enablement
•Make strategic and tactical recommendations to Senior Engineering Leadership to ensure successful delivery of solutions
•Communicate and plan change management activities involving scope, schedule, etc
•Creates and delivers presentations, develops communications and communicates to cross-functional audiences both internally and externally
•Drive continuous improvement across Global PMO practices
•Understand and drive agile/scrum best practices into the organization
•Identifies, develops, and implements tools and metrics to drive project/program management success
•Drives on-going retrospection to foster continuous improvement
•Mentor and coach other project/program managers


•BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience. PMP, PgMP, or PMI certification a plus
•8+ years of program management experience in Software Development
•Strong understanding of project and program management best practices as well as software development lifecycle, including cross-functional support activities
•Detailed knowledge of agile/scrum and the ability to work within an agile environment and provide coaching to teams to improve their practices
•Prior experience working with geographically distributed teams and off-shoring partners in a SAS/Cloud based business model
•Ability to influence across functional/geographic boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results
•Proven track record of delivering projects and programs from initiation through implementation

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

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Kronos, a UKG Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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