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Principal DevOps Engineer (Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services)


Noida - - India

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UKG is looking for a Principal DevOps Engineer to build and maintain our public/private cloud’s Infrastructure and Platform Services. These services are built in Linux leveraging various technologies including Go, Chef, Ansible, Concourse, PCF, K8s, GKE, GCP and Openstack, to name a few. This position will partner with our Agile development teams to assure smooth integration and deployment of UltiPro software across the entire cloud infrastructure. You will be collaborating with engineers across the organization to research, design, prototype and operationalize solutions, ensuring that they align with Ultimate Software guidelines and industry best practices. In addition, the DevOps Engineer will communicate with and mentor teams on best practices and guidelines regarding the best use of our tooling and services.
● Depending on skill-set, candidate will be have either a development focus and/or an operations focus.
● Development candidates build cloud platform components using agile methodologies much like our app-dev teams and handle level-2 support escalations from all parts of the development organization.
● Operations candidates monitor our Slack channel for teams experiencing issues and the health metrics of the services we provide and are the first to jump in and troubleshoot any issues.
● All candidates will participate in daily standups and weekly team meetings and various other activities as required.


Required Qualifications:
● Willingness to learn new technologies and be passionate about it is a MUST.
● We enable the vast majority of development teams within UKG - having a customer first mentality is a MUST.
● Passionate about improving current processes is a MUST.
● Being a great team player is a MUST.
● Strong written and verbal communication skills is a MUST.
● Some (infrequent) on-call responsibilities will be required.

● Computer Science Degree or equivalent, Software Engineering, IT or a related field is preferred

Additional Qualifications:
● Experience building and/or configuring cloud infrastructure and services (on-prem or public) through code is a MUST.
● Experience with at least one programming language (e.g. Java/Golang/Ruby/Python) is a MUST.
● Experience with one or more distributed version control/SCM technology and its workflows like git and the understanding of the gitops/devops mindset is a MUST.
● Familiarity with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
● Experience with configuring and operating artifact and container management tools and repositories like Artifactory/Google Artifact Registry/Amazon Elastic Container Registry is a plus.
● Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining highly available services at scale is a plus.
● Relevant knowledge of OOP design and patterns.
● Experience with agile methodologies.
● Experience with web technologies utilizing Microservices, SOA patterns and REST is a plus.
● Experience in some open source projects is a plus.
● Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL database development and administration including MS SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Hadoop, etc. is a plus.
● Experience with Message queues (e.g. RabbitMQ) is a plus.
● Experience with monitoring and alerting technologies (e.g. Sensu, Grafana, Graphite, Stack driver) is a plus.
● A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or a related field is preferred.

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

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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