Spark/Cassandra software Architect - UKG Dimensions Cloud platform

Ultimate Kronos Group - UKG
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JOB CREATION (permanent only 40h/week, no consulting) **Please know that this position is 100% work from home till end June 2021 due to Covid-19**. Candidates from the Montreal region will be highly preferred. Around June our new Montreal office will be located close to Marché Central (Sauvé/Crémazie metro - 555 Chabanel West). Return to office will be progressive Summer ’21.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking for a Spark/Cassandra software Architect to join its world class engineering team in Montreal for its latest Cloud platform: UKG Dimensions, in particular its Forecasting module. This is a job creation, you will be part of a Montreal community of 7 software architects and +50 developers. We are 13000 worldwide and grew our revenues by 9% in 2020! You are a strong technical leader who has designed successful Web/ multithreaded software applications and have a strong focus in Cloud/ML practice: we want to talk to you!

Your day to day:

  • Develop strategic systems architecture plans in close collaboration with Product Managers (POs)
  • Evaluate all the technologies needed to complete the designs
  • Provide technical leadership within our global UKG Dimensions teams (Massachusetts)
  • Rally the different members of development teams by your technical leadership, your ability to coach Java back-end developers
  • Consolidate good practices that have been implemented to date while making them evolve: based on internal observations and experiences
  • Will need to obtain commitment for all systems and software plans
  • If necessary you might be requested to do trainings.


  • 10 years or more of professional experience, at high levels of responsibility, to design and develop highly available and scalable software applications
  • At least 5 years experience with distributed computing frameworks and no SQL databases (Spark and Cassandra)
  • Experience in Cloud deployment (Google Cloud), expertise with Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience with the following technologies: Java, Spring, Rest, SOA, Distributed architecture, Machine Learning/AI
  • University degree in the field of computer science (Master's degree preferred)
  • Bilingualism French / English : a very strong asset as the Montreal office is rather a french speaking office

Company Info.

Ultimate Kronos Group - UKG

Kronos Incorporated was an American multinational workforce management and human capital management cloud provider headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, which employed more than 6,000 people worldwide. In February 2020, the company announced a merger with Ultimate Software and that the combined company would be led by Aron Ain and be called Ultimate Kronos Group. The merger was officially completed on April 1, 2020.

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