Location: Lowell - Massachusetts - USAFunction: EngineeringRef #: Apply > Description UKG is seeking a Big Data Engineer to work jointly with our Advanced Research Group and Production Engineering to implement cutting-edge Data Science, AI, and Analytics solutions for workforce management using state of the art Big Data technologies. This position allows remote flexibility and will sit in our Lowell, MA. headquarters. Responsibilities: • Design and implement Big Data software applications to support diverse Machine Learning and Analytics features in workforce management products. • Scale multi-tenant solutions enabling production use cases involving hundreds of millions of records and larger datasets. • Rapidly prototype data science and AI applications for internal and customer evaluations. • Interface with product teams and analyze the tests/data resulting from Big Data activities. • Apply machine learning and AI algorithms to analyze data and generate models that can be applied to the workforce management domain. • Communicate insights and findings to internal and external stakeholders. • Enjoy working and learning in a fast-paced, collaborative, and rapidly evolving environment. Qualifications • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent; MS a plus. • Strong software engineering and object-oriented development skills with 3+ years' experience developing Big Data software applications though exceptional junior candidates will also be considered • Professional experience with any relational database and SQL • Hands-on experience applying Big Data technologies, like Spark or Hadoop distributed-computing platforms, to real-world problems • Expertise in Java programming along with ability to rapidly develop in other programming languages, such as Scala, or Python • Practical ability to visualize data, communicate meaningful business insights, and utilize them effectively. Preferred Qualifications: • Developing and Supporting Cloud based SaaS products • Full-stack development and HTML experience a plus. • Experience or knowledge of machine learning or other AI subfields. • Statistical or quantitative background for data analysis a plus. #LI-POST 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 StatementEqual Opportunity EmployerKronos, 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.View The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement. View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision Kronos participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here .Disability Accommodation For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 .