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Ultimate Software Ranked #1 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology List for 4th Consecutive Year

Date: January 17, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that the company is ranked #1 on 2019’s Best Workplaces in Technology list by Fortune and Great Place to Work. Rankings for the list considered survey feedback from more than 220,000 employees at technology companies across the United States. This marks the 4th consecutive year Ultimate has been named the top large company on the list.

"We are honored to be a leader in creating the kind of positive, collaborative workplace that fuels creativity and ingenuity," said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate. "Our people strengthen our culture and company every day through their commitment to continuous innovation, personalized support, and always doing the right thing. We take care of one another, and, through our cloud solutions and services, we help companies across the globe put their own people first. It's been Ultimate's way of life from the beginning, and we'll continue to dedicate ourselves to serving the holistic needs of others."

Driven by our founding principle of "People First," Ultimate designs and delivers innovative HR, payroll, talent, time management, employee sentiment analysis, and HR service delivery solutions to companies in diverse industries, with employees working around the world. Our award-winning HCM cloud technology is backed by a range of comprehensive services and personalized customer support. To be more accessible to our customers, Ultimate has offices across the United States, and additional offices in Canada, England, France, Germany, and Singapore.

Ultimate facilitates a productive, caring work environment through a variety of benefits and programs for employees. These include 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for all full-time employees and their families, including same-sex married couples; company equity in the form of restricted stock units (RSUs) upon hiring, with the ability to earn additional shares for outstanding performance; a 401(k) retirement plan with a 45% dollar-for-dollar company match, with no cap, up to federal limits; paid maternity, paternity, and adoption leave, with up to $10,000 (per child) in financial assistance to support employees who adopt children; unlimited PTO to relax and recharge; and 3 paid service days annually for volunteering at nonprofit organizations of their choice. Ultimate also offers a range of leadership-development courses and interactive learning paths for current and potential leaders, and employees are encouraged to join companywide Communities of Interest that promote personal growth and continued success throughout their careers.

To determine final rankings on the 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology list, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey responses from more than 220,000 employees at technology companies nationwide. The Trust Index survey evaluated more than 60 elements of employees’ daily experiences at work, covering everything from company values and levels of innovation to opportunities for career development and the overall effectiveness of managers and leaders.

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, with more than 48 million people records in the Ultimate cloud. Our award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, time management, employee sentiment analysis, and HR service delivery solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 5,200 professionals. In 2018, Ultimate ranked #3 on Fortune’s prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list, our seventh consecutive year in the top 25; #1 on its Best Workplaces in Technology list for the third year in a row; #1 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials list, our second year at the top; and #1 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Women list. Also in 2018, Customer Sales and Service World Awards identified Ultimate as having the #1 Customer Service Department of the Year, and PEOPLE magazine ranked Ultimate #3 on its 50 Companies That Care list. In 2017, Forbes ranked Ultimate #7 on its list of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies. Ultimate has more than 5,600 customers with employees in 180 countries, including Bloomin’ Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Red Roof Inn, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people management can be found at www.ultimatesoftware.com.

UltiPro is a registered trademark of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. All other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.

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Contact Information:

Darlene Marcroft, Vice President of PR and Communications at Ultimate Software
phone: 954-331-7444; email: darlene_marcroft@ultimatesoftware.com

For sales information, phone: 800-432-1729; website: www.ultimatesoftware.com