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UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Principal Product Manager-Identity & Access Management, Authorization. in Lowell, Massachusetts

Principal Product Manager-Identity & Access Management, Authorization.

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Atlanta - Georgia - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, Toronto - Ontario - Canada, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


Want to build something new?

As a Product Leader at UKG, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation. Straddling the line between high-level strategy and hands-on execution, you are well versed in product and business strategy; capable of communicating deftly about technical topics; and passionate about the importance of platform as a first-class part of our product suite. Specifically, as leader on the platform team, you will help define the future of platform services, enabling faster product delivery, helping humans spend less time in administrivia and more time doing what they want to be doing.

Too vague? In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to define what Authorization (AuthZ) and Access Control means as a new service on the Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform, serving thousands of customers with millions of users. Your new offering will eclipse and replace existing services, leveraging best practices which will make the lives of our customers and internal teams better.

You will define the strategy and own tactical execution, from inception to product delivery and then through to customer adoption.

Qualified candidates are highly motivated, innovative and solution-driven with experience in defining and delivering forward-thinking solutions and driving adoption. Ideal candidates have experience working closely with engineering leaders and teams, enabling the development of IAM solutions to support high scale, multi-tenant, software as a service product suite.

In support of our culture, we will be adopting a hybrid work schedule of 2-3 days remote and the balance of the week from one of these UKG offices: Lowell MA, Weston FL, Atlanta GA or Toronto, ON.


-Defining what a good Authorization (AuthZ) platform looks like by partnering with engineering and product leaders throughout the organization to influence the microservices and architectures across broader teams

-Setting the vision and strategy for your products and services that serve both external and internal customers across different business verticals

-Defining functionality that align to business goals with measurable business impact

-Exhibiting abundant imagination, but also ruthlessly prioritizing. (Saying “No” isn’t difficult for you.)

-Being able to go deep into both technical huddles with engineers/architects and strategic discussions with executives

-Managing competing priorities with consistency and transparency

-Successfully collaborating with partners throughout the company to ensure success

-Extrapolating ideas with different product groups and turning them into viable solutions


  • You have 5+ years of product management or relevant experience

  • You have a background in Identity and Access Management (IAM), Authorization (AuthZ) experience preferred

-You’re an analytical, metrics-driven thinker who is deeply empathetic and leads with a user-centered approach

  • You listen to customers, understanding their needs and create solutions to enable them to deliver value

  • You have a strong track record of shaping and executing strategy for products through a roadmap and tight collaboration with engineering

You learn new technologies quickly and can comfortably and effectively discuss the tradeoffs and benefits of various approaches with your product/engineering peers

  • You can take deeply technical concepts and break them down in order to communicate with a wider audience

  • You are a firm believer in a growth-based change mindset

Here at UKG, we truly put our people first. We strongly believe in teamwork, and we encourage and trust our people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential. UKG was ranked #1 on the Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT for 2020 and #3 on the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in Technology for 2020. We are also ranked #2 on Fortune’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women and #6 on its Best Employers for Diversity list.


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 Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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