Lead Applications Developer
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About Applications Development at UPS Technology:
Our Application Development teams use their expertise in programming languages and software design to develop next-generation technology. They are responsible for developing the applications which track and move up to 38 million packages in a single day (4.7 billion annually). This team works closely with all of our customers to build innovative technologies that are customized to drive our business and provide the ultimate customer experience. As a member of the applications development family, you will help UPS grow and provide valuable services across the globe.
About this role:
The Lead Applications Developer provides leadership in full systems life cycle management (e.g., analyses, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and applications software, etc.) to ensure delivery is on time and within budget. He/She directs component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. This position develops and leads AD project activities and integrations. He/She guides teams to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives. This position researches and supports the integration of emerging technologies. He/She provides knowledge and support for applications’ development, integration, and maintenance. This position will lead junior team members with project-related activities and tasks. This position guides and influences department and project teams. He/She facilitates collaboration with stakeholders.
We are defining the next generation of trusted enterprise security testing and monitoring in the cloud and other infrastructures. We're a fast-paced and innovative team. We work across all areas of our technology stack. We enable critical security services for the business and continue to look for new engineering solutions for all infrastructures.
This candidate will primarily be focused on ensuring security is built into the Software Development Life Cycle, and the delivery of trusted products and services to our application teams. These responsibilities will be fulfilled by performing application security tests, developing and providing secure source code consultation, and assisting the development communities with self-service tools. A person in this position will work with his/her team as well as act as a coach and mentor for developing the skill sets of team members.
- Experience with Java Programming, Agile Development, Couch Base, Agile Development and MQ
- Knowledge of OpenShift is required. Mainframe knowledge is a plus.
- Familiarity with Agile and Scrum Concepts, Leadership skills and multitasking
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or the equivalent in education and work experience
This position offers an exceptional opportunity to work for a Fortune 50 industry leader. If you are selected, you will join our dynamic technology team in making a difference to our business and customers. Do you think you have what it takes? Prove it! At UPS, ambition knows no time zone.
UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law