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Principal Software Engineer (Back-End Developer)


Noida - - India



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We are hiring a Principal Software Engineer, who would be responsible for analyzing, designing & developing our high performance software products to meet customer requirements. The individual would also be involved in mentoring the team on technology concepts and best practices to debug & troubleshoot issues.

• Collaborate closely with senior members and architects to understand and help in conceptualizing the software architecture
• To ensure adherence of the development team to the architectural vision of the product and the associated design follow that vision
• Collaborate with other members of the team, product owners, quality engineering team members and documentation writers to ensure appropriate implementation of business requirements
• Collaborate closely with architects to design and conceptualize solutions for multi-tenant/SaaS based offering of the product
• A mentoring role for other developers, building the skills of less experienced team members and proactively suggesting process improvements as a technical leader within the team
• Contribute towards actively increasing product code coverage by writing effective Junit test cases
• Participates in the writing of technical documents (functional specifications, design documents etc.) as required
• Estimate the work required for new features


• Strong hands-on experience in Java/J2EE, Multithreading, Spring/Hibernate, REST API, XML
• Java/C# + Kotlin
• MongoDB/NoSQL
• Event-driven architecture
• Experience in object-oriented analysis, design & programming, database modeling, etc.
• Exposure in Agile methodology preferably Kanban
• Excellent debugging/troubleshooting skills

Nice to have:

• AuthN & AuthZ experience with OAuth, JWT Tokens
• Kafka experience, bonus points for Kafka Streams and KSQL
• Docker & Kubernetes
• Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL
• Quality minded - Writes Unit, Integration & System tests with all coding changes
• Good understanding of Software Security practices
• Strong debugging and problem-solving skills and passion for cutting edge technologies
• Experience in database techniques/tools such as data modeling, Oracle, MySQL, SQL server, etc.

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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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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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.