Sr. 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 Senior Applications Developer provides input and support for, and performs full systems life cycle management activities (e.g., analyses, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and applications software, etc.). They participate in component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements. The person in this position provides input to applications development project plans and integrations. Collaborating with teams and supporting emerging technologies to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives will be critical in this role. The person in this position provides knowledge and support for applications development, integration, and maintenance. They provide input to department and project teams on decisions supporting projects. The person selected for this role will be responsible for small Research and development, prototyping and vetting technology solutions within IT or in concert with the Advanced Technology Group (ATG) and Buildings and Systems Engineering (BaSE) areas. This technical role will allow IT to understand, influence, and promote new technology solutions for UPS.
The selected candidate will have involvement in Virtual Reality projects and a host of Operations technology Solutions. They will be providing technical support when requesting configurations and approvals from various IT domains including infrastructure, Global Network Systems (GNS), Security and information technology to speed up the technology adoption process. The person in this role will provide technical support for technology projects BaSE and ATG are promoting into a viable production solution at UPS. The person in this role will use their IT technical experience to guide and create an efficient transition of these technologies into the IT level of technology and security compliance and work with the appropriate domain teams (Security, GNS, database, Cloud, Analytics, Infrastructure, etc. and be extension of them for standard and compliance of these newly proposed solutions. They will document the gaps and help teams fill them for acceptance, create small prototyping,, and provide applications support. The person in this role will present and collaborate with all employees, from the most junior through through to Senior Leadership.
It is critical for the role to possess effective written and oral communications skills in ordern to to elicit business requirements and technical needs from multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
The person in this role will need working knowledge of agile development, C#, Java, and database technology. Knowledge of infrastructure, Cloud, PowerBI or the aptitude/desire to quickly learn up in necessary.
- Knowledge of Agile Development, Client Server Architecture, C# .NET, Java Programming
- Effective presentation skills
- Experience with technical writing
- Effective communication skills, both verbally and written and the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of management
- Must be able to work independently
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
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