Ultimate Software - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Are you the right Senior Web Services Software Engineer to join our award-winning, agile software development team ensuring the quality of our enterprise architecture? Ultimate Software is based in So. Florida.

If you are a high performing member of your team, work well in teams of very bright software architects and engineers, and have a passion toward providing cutting edge Service-Oriented, Event-Driven Architecture and Cloud-computing solutions in enterprise software development environments, then please apply today.

Ultimate Software was ranked the # 1 Best Medium-Sized Company to Work for in America in 2008 & 2009 by the Great Place to Work Institute. Recently Ultimate was named one of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2012. The development team received the Best Development Team Award from the American Business Awards in 2008.

As a Senior Web Services Software Engineer on our software development team, you will work alongside some of the most talented and team-oriented people in the software development. You will enjoy world class benefits and an amazing work environment, everything you would expect from one of the Best Places to Work in America.

Please Apply Now to join our Award Winning Development Team!

Primary Responsibilities

Provide comprehensive architectural support and leadership for the design and implementation of technical solutions.

Work closely with project stakeholders to ensure business vision and requirements are addressed correctly.

Produce and maintain architectural designs and models for existing and proposed solutions

Carry out performance analysis of existing and proposed solutions against difficult-to-achieve performance requirements.

Evaluate 3rd party products and components and provide results, including, but not limited to: quality, performance, and integration methodology.

Provide guidance and leadership on development lifecycle activities including service-oriented and object-oriented analysis and design. May supervise the activities of others.

Interact with vendors, as required, to provide necessary oversight to software implementation and rollout activities.

Effectively communicate design concepts to both technical and non-technical communities


5+ years of experience in enterprise software development and design, preferably in web application environment

5+ years of experience in senior software engineer role

3+ years experience applying Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) to real-world solutions

3+ years experience designing and implementing N-tier application architectures, preferably using REST

Expert architecture, design, and implementation skills in C# or Java (or both)

Experience with .NET WCF or Java Web Services implementation of services, preferably using REST

Experience with Enterprise Service Bus and other message-oriented middleware technology

Understanding and working knowledge of event-driven architectures and related technologies including complex event processing

Experience working in and with cloud-based environments such as Amazon Web Services

Experience in the development of SaaS platform web services API, preferably using REST

Experience in the development of SaaS business web services, such as Provisioning and Billing

Understanding and working knowledge of non-relational databases and data access protocols (key-value, graph, document- and/or object-oriented databases)

Experience with software architecture modeling and with one or more relevant modeling languages, such as UML

Working knowledge of principles of design and development of web-based systems - web servers, session management, etc.

Experience designing systems for high-performance: high throughput, high-availability, low latency, etc.

Experience working within Agile/Lean methodologies

Self motivated and willing to “do what it takes” to get the job done

Team Player

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

High degree of self-motivation to learn new methodologies that will enhance job performance

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