Senior Applications Developer
We’re the obstacle overcomers, the problem get-arounders. From figuring it out to getting it done… our innovative culture demands “yes and how!” We are UPS. We are the United Problem Solvers.
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 an App Developer, 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.). He/She participates in component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements. This position provides input to applications development project plans and integrations. He/She collaborates with teams and supports emerging technologies to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives. This position provides knowledge and support for applications development, integration, and maintenance. He/She provides input to department and project teams on decisions supporting projects.
The Senior Applications Developer is responsible for Technical skills required include Java, OpenShift, messaging including ActiveMQ and WebSphere MQ, web services, web design, mobile device development and support, database design, and SQL Server. Technical skills that are a plus are .NET, C#, Windows OS support skills to support legacy application components. Xamarin mobile development skills are also a plus. Mentoring skills and ability to train/develop junior team members are required. Agile development and Scrum methodology knowledge are required. Troubleshooting skills and providing off hours support are required.
This candidate must have the ability to concisely describe complex activities in writing. Detail oriented, with exemplary analytical and troubleshooting skills. Strong mentoring and team building skills.
- Must have excellent verbal/written communication skills
- Knowledge of Organized and Process oriented
- Experience in Proactive, Out-going and builds cross Portfolio Relationships
- Ability to effectively work with Vendor and Offshore Teams to deliver according to plan
- Must have team coordination and supervision skills
Advanced-level proficiency with:
- Mentoring junior developers
- Work Estimation I.E. hours, man-power etc.
- J2EE Development
- SQL Programming
- Technical Analysis
- JMS Messaging with ActiveMQ and WebSphereMQ
- Web Services
Intermediate-level proficiency with:
- Agile Development
Beginner-level proficiency with:
.NET Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
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