How to get a job at

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software is a technology software company that develops and sells UltiPro to help businesses efficiently run their HR department payrolls and other financial problems.


Ultimate Software

Looks For

Ultimate Software employees are humble and service-oriented, knowledgeable, innovative, focused on being better, passionate, loyal, persistent, open to change always, improving, staying positive, kind, helpful, and grateful. They look for selfless thinkers who are relentless, nimble, and genuine.

History of

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software was founded in 1990 and over 6,000 different companies have used Ultimate Software’s products to improve their efficiencies. Ultimate was ranked #1 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Technology for 2020 and #2 on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list in 2020. Ultimate is also ranked #2 on Fortune’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women and #9 on its Best Workplaces for Diversity list.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Customer Support / Success
Design (UI/UX)
Data / Analytics
Project Management
Business Development / Corporate Development
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
PR / Corporate Communications
Human Resources / People / Talent
Consulting / Professional Services
Sales / Account Management
office locations
Greater Miami
Greater Atlanta
Greater San Francisco
2019 Revenue:

Ultimate Software

Internship Programs

The TechStar Internship Program

The TechStar Internship Program is a year-round hands-on software engineering program that welcomes 175 people annually and offers you the opportunity to jump start your career at a top-ranked technology company. At Ultimate Software, you will learn & hone your skillset, get to work on really cool projects, and most importantly, have fun! This program is offered in Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Toronto. 95% of interns receive a full time offer.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Current student
  • Software Engineering “Bootcamp”
  • Personalized, self-paced training plan & mentorship
  • Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Performance conversations
  • Paid service days
  • Ice cream & Food truck days
  • Onsite farmer’s market, massages, acupuncture, car washes

Ultimate Software

Interview Process

Phone Interview

The first step is a quick phone interview with the recruiter.

In-Person Interview

The next step is typically an interview with the supervisor.

Phone Interview

The next and final step is another phone interview, this time with the supervisor’s boss.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Ultimate Software and the interview process.

Do your research

Conduct research on Ultimate so that you can tell an interviewer exactly how your vision, ideal work environment, interests, and goals align with theirs. Have a list of questions ready to show your passion.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type and any relevant technical questions is imperative. 

Common Interview Questions at

Ultimate Software

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