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UPS Capital Lead Developer

Job Description

UPS Capital (UPSC) has opportunities for career development, mastering your craft, and virtually limitless professional growth. The UPSC Underwriting department is a fast-paced environment that allows individuals to thrive personally and professionally. Come learn more about how you can make a difference in one of the fastest growing subsidiaries within UPS!

The UPS Capital Lead Systems Programmer is responsible for the application design, implementation, maintenance, and technical architecture for the application. He/She provides leadership in User Interface design and User Experience practices, guidance to staff on application development and technical issues, and mentors team members in best practices. This position directs component and application architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. He/She researches, supports, and leads the development of cutting edge UI’s for UPS Capitals applications and websites. This position leads team members with project related activities and tasks.

The UPS Capital Lead Systems Programmer identifies and implements best practice UI and UX design and practices. He/She verifies and delivers software to ensure compliance with standards. This position drives business continuity and disaster recovery design and planning activities to establish agreed upon requirements. He/She analyzes project requirements and customers’ expectations to identify and implement required tasks. This position provides technological guidance to project teams to ensure the quality of project deliverables.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Translates business and functional requirements into technical design to meet stated business needs
  • Participates in technical architecture definitions to align solutions with business needs
  • Writes specifications using business requirements and logical and physical designs to enable coding
  • Responsible for system documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency when changes are made
  • Monitors the industry to gain knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies    

Knowledge and Skills

  • Applies UI/UX best practice designs: Creates disaster recovery plans for own environment and helps document procedures; plans and tests recovery procedures in a remote backup environment
  • Applies Foundation Architecture Knowledge: Demonstrates knowledge of the existence of foundation architecture standards; supports the need to adhere to standards; knows who to ask for information and guidance
  • Applies Internal Systems Knowledge: Applies in-depth knowledge of products, services, and internal systems; works cross functionally to understand and articulate internal business processes (e.g. system requirements, training) for internal systems; applies analytical skills and advances recommendations on alternative systems solutions with different cost / benefit equations and tradeoffs; coaches others in developing creative, workable solutions to complex system issues; coaches others in the development of logical business cases; evaluates impact of solution on service, cost, and quality
  • Assesses Business Needs: Identifies current and future needs of the customer or business; understands how business needs dictate the project’s requirements, project direction, business objectives, and resource allocation; makes recommendations on the solutions-design phase of the project
  • IT - Knowledge of Emerging Technology: Participates in evaluation of emerging industry technologies. Understands technologies' impact on current IT architectures and infrastructures
  • IT - Problem Management: Ensures that appropriate action is taken to investigate and resolve incidents and problems in systems and services; ensures incidents and problems are fully documented within the relevant reporting system(s)
  • IT - Processes, Methods, and Tools: Demonstrates proficiency in the use of several system and applications tools and related processes; recommends appropriate tools and processes to meet development and support needs; utilizes various tools to diagnose and resolve problems; prepares business cases for buy-versus-build decision making; integrates systems, applications, and processes
  • Project Risk Management: Develops and executes project risk management plans for basic projects of short duration requiring limited coordination and resources (e.g., less than 1 year, single business unit); typically supports initiatives with well-defined project risk and cross-functional roles/responsibilities throughout the project life cycle; dependent on functional SME’s to represent other areas of the business for planning, obtaining and managing project risks; manages minimal organizational resistance to cross-functional risk demands; can perform qualitative and quantitative risk analyses; develops risk responses and management strategies
  • Technical Problem Solving and Analytical Processes: Uses experience and appropriate tools to diagnose and manage complex problems; revises and communicates changes to procedures when necessary and provides input on changes to the tools available for diagnosis; provides recommendations for the resolution of complex technical problems; participates and manages walk-throughs, tests, and the execution of processes and applications in order to identify inefficiencies and deficiencies; proposes solutions to improve processes and applications and to correct problems and improve efficiency; makes agreed upon changes and reviews changes contributed by others on the team; communicates resolution of problems to the appropriate audience in a timely fashion
  • Technology Knowledge: Leverages technological knowledge to achieve business objectives; resolves technological issues impeding work; adapts technological information, facts, or data to varying situations or groups; recommends changes to technological approach based upon knowledge of trends and best practices
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills in .Net 
  • Experience demonstrating entry level skills in Angular
  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline - Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills in SQL language - Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills in UI design with UX principles - Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills with Web API’s (REST, SOAP) - Preferred

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

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Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Atlanta
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Other
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Company Overview

UPS

What comes to mind when you think about UPS and technology? With more than $1 billion spent on technology initiatives each year, we do so much more than making sure each delivery arrives on time. Our teams develop powerful technology solutions necessary to keep our global operations running seamlessly. These products not only help our employees work more efficiently, but also support the needs of our business and individual customers. Learn More

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Job Description

UPS Capital (UPSC) has opportunities for career development, mastering your craft, and virtually limitless professional growth. The UPSC Underwriting department is a fast-paced environment that allows individuals to thrive personally and professionally. Come learn more about how you can make a difference in one of the fastest growing subsidiaries within UPS!

The UPS Capital Lead Systems Programmer is responsible for the application design, implementation, maintenance, and technical architecture for the application. He/She provides leadership in User Interface design and User Experience practices, guidance to staff on application development and technical issues, and mentors team members in best practices. This position directs component and application architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. He/She researches, supports, and leads the development of cutting edge UI’s for UPS Capitals applications and websites. This position leads team members with project related activities and tasks.

The UPS Capital Lead Systems Programmer identifies and implements best practice UI and UX design and practices. He/She verifies and delivers software to ensure compliance with standards. This position drives business continuity and disaster recovery design and planning activities to establish agreed upon requirements. He/She analyzes project requirements and customers’ expectations to identify and implement required tasks. This position provides technological guidance to project teams to ensure the quality of project deliverables.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Translates business and functional requirements into technical design to meet stated business needs
  • Participates in technical architecture definitions to align solutions with business needs
  • Writes specifications using business requirements and logical and physical designs to enable coding
  • Responsible for system documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency when changes are made
  • Monitors the industry to gain knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies    

Knowledge and Skills

  • Applies UI/UX best practice designs: Creates disaster recovery plans for own environment and helps document procedures; plans and tests recovery procedures in a remote backup environment
  • Applies Foundation Architecture Knowledge: Demonstrates knowledge of the existence of foundation architecture standards; supports the need to adhere to standards; knows who to ask for information and guidance
  • Applies Internal Systems Knowledge: Applies in-depth knowledge of products, services, and internal systems; works cross functionally to understand and articulate internal business processes (e.g. system requirements, training) for internal systems; applies analytical skills and advances recommendations on alternative systems solutions with different cost / benefit equations and tradeoffs; coaches others in developing creative, workable solutions to complex system issues; coaches others in the development of logical business cases; evaluates impact of solution on service, cost, and quality
  • Assesses Business Needs: Identifies current and future needs of the customer or business; understands how business needs dictate the project’s requirements, project direction, business objectives, and resource allocation; makes recommendations on the solutions-design phase of the project
  • IT - Knowledge of Emerging Technology: Participates in evaluation of emerging industry technologies. Understands technologies' impact on current IT architectures and infrastructures
  • IT - Problem Management: Ensures that appropriate action is taken to investigate and resolve incidents and problems in systems and services; ensures incidents and problems are fully documented within the relevant reporting system(s)
  • IT - Processes, Methods, and Tools: Demonstrates proficiency in the use of several system and applications tools and related processes; recommends appropriate tools and processes to meet development and support needs; utilizes various tools to diagnose and resolve problems; prepares business cases for buy-versus-build decision making; integrates systems, applications, and processes
  • Project Risk Management: Develops and executes project risk management plans for basic projects of short duration requiring limited coordination and resources (e.g., less than 1 year, single business unit); typically supports initiatives with well-defined project risk and cross-functional roles/responsibilities throughout the project life cycle; dependent on functional SME’s to represent other areas of the business for planning, obtaining and managing project risks; manages minimal organizational resistance to cross-functional risk demands; can perform qualitative and quantitative risk analyses; develops risk responses and management strategies
  • Technical Problem Solving and Analytical Processes: Uses experience and appropriate tools to diagnose and manage complex problems; revises and communicates changes to procedures when necessary and provides input on changes to the tools available for diagnosis; provides recommendations for the resolution of complex technical problems; participates and manages walk-throughs, tests, and the execution of processes and applications in order to identify inefficiencies and deficiencies; proposes solutions to improve processes and applications and to correct problems and improve efficiency; makes agreed upon changes and reviews changes contributed by others on the team; communicates resolution of problems to the appropriate audience in a timely fashion
  • Technology Knowledge: Leverages technological knowledge to achieve business objectives; resolves technological issues impeding work; adapts technological information, facts, or data to varying situations or groups; recommends changes to technological approach based upon knowledge of trends and best practices
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills in .Net 
  • Experience demonstrating entry level skills in Angular
  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline - Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills in SQL language - Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills in UI design with UX principles - Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating advanced skills with Web API’s (REST, SOAP) - Preferred

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

Job Requirements

 
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