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Governance Architect


Noida - - India


Software & Product Development

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This architecture role is an exciting role combining elements of enterprise architecture and product-wide technical architecture, to design solutions that allow for technical and process governance across a large engineering community. Your role as part of the architecture governance team will be to ensure development teams and other architects have architecture processes and tools which enable them to design, build & maintain web-scale services consistently and in line with cloud and Kronos' best practices. This will include hands-on design of technical components and automated processes to ensure that critical elements of system design remain constant across the product – from design through implementation.

You will be a critical enabler to an efficient and scalable architecture practice, spanning a global engineering team and cloud-based, multi-tenant, enterprise SaaS application.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work with senior governance architect to develop and roll out architecture process & educate teams and drive alignment to these standardized practices and guidelines
• Document, describe & design architecture governance and design patterns for distributed software development
• Provide technical and design solutions to system-wide architecture governance needs such as resource limitations/throttling, resilient design features, multi-user/multi-tenant architecture components and other critical aspects of a multi-tenant, SaaS architecture
• Lead architecture review of complex or critical changes to the system, including leading design discussions, ensuring meaningful stakeholder feedback and working with service teams to implement improvements
• Work across architecture teams to develop a consistent taxonomy and standards for architecture artifacts, including design documents, support material and reference material
• Manage and conduct system-wide impact reviews to assess the architecture impact of significant service or application changes
• Mentor globally distributed architecture team to ensure consistency and quality in deliverables, designs and architecture artifacts


• 12+ years of experience in software engineering and/or architecture
• Hands-on experience in at least one major public cloud provider
• Expert knowledge of Java, Scala, Groovy or other JVM language
• Demonstrated experience working in complex, distributed, enterprise-scale development organization
• Strong technical and/or business analytical skills and the ability to demonstrate real-world problem solving
• Working knowledge of typical CI/CD or DevOps pipelines and related tooling such as Gradle, Jenkins, Maven, etc.
• Excellent technical and non-technical communication abilities

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

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