Software Engineering Manager

UKG is hiring!


Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of PeopleDoc, Ultimate Software, and Kronos, uniting three award-winning, employee-centered cultures. 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.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) delivers HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions to drive better business outcomes, improve HR effectiveness, and create a more connected experience for everyone.
The company serves more than 50,000 customers across 165 countries.

Job Description

UKG is looking to hire a Software Engineering Manager to lead one or two teams within the Platform Documents, Forms and E-Signatures domain. You will be responsible for team flow, delivery, happiness, and continuous improvement. You will work with other engineering managers, product managers, architects, and other stakeholders to help your team(s) develop quality software aligned with product and company objectives. Our teams are global and most of our people work remotely.


  • Leading 1 or 2 global cross-functional teams, building an environment based on transparency, accountability, and trust
  • Aligning team objectives with product and enterprise objectives
  • Helping your team(s) flow efficiently towards their objectives and empowering them to deliver quality software
  • Facilitating inner and outer team interactions, protecting the team from disturbance
  • Helping your team(s) identify and implement process improvement
  • Helping your team(s) give visibility on plans and progress to stakeholders
  • Coaching your team members and supporting them in their professional development
  • Recruiting the best talent to help your team(s) achieve their objectives

Preferred Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in managing software engineering teams, ideally in a remote/distributed setting
  • Experience coaching and mentoring engineers
  • Experience in software and web development, ideally in SaaS
  • Good knowledge of agile software development practices
  • Knowledge of architecture and design patterns
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

This role can be office based in Paris or remote in France, UK, Netherlands and Germany.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75001)
  • Education Level: Fourth-Year University Level
  • Experience: > 7 years
  • Possible full remote