UPS Lead Systems Programming Analyst in Mahwah, New Jersey

Lead Systems Programming Analyst

Are you looking to advance your Information Technology career? If so, then UPS is the place for you!

Once known as a trucking company, UPS is now recognized as a technology company with trucks and is poised for success. Spending more than $1 billion a year on information technology, UPS provides its customers unparalleled capability in tracking and distribution intelligence. This technological infrastructure also enables UPS to provide fully integrated Web-enabled, business-to-business solutions.

UPS Information Services, a leader in information technology, is currently seeking career-minded individuals to join our team. If you are highly motivated with a degree in Computer Science or related discipline, then UPS is a great place for you to advance your career.

Job Description:

The Lead Systems Programming Analyst leads the research, evaluation, design, testing, implementation, maintenance, performance / capacity tuning, and support of the UPS Big Data (Hadoop) Environment through the entire life cycle. He/She performs strategic planning, diagnoses risk and system issues, and takes corrective actions to ensure continuity of operations. This position leads disaster recovery tests. He/She identifies and implements technologies and processes to improve the reliability, efficiency, and availability of the systems environment. This position is responsible for duties that are high risk, have severe impact, are high complexity, and have a large scope.


Analyzes, implements & validates Hadoop and Hadoop related tools and software solutions including advanced analytical tools.

  • Leads the design, development, implementation and support of customized installations to meet business requirements.

  • Researches, evaluates, recommends, implements, and supports third-party solutions to fulfill business requirements.

  • Challenges requirements to ensure actual business value is met and proper solutions are implemented.

  • Leads the development, design, implementation and support of a security layer to mitigate UPS’s exposure to internal and external threats.

  • Leads efforts to meet and exceed infrastructure availability, maintainability, serviceability, supportability and performance targets.

  • Leads the development, design, implementation and support of customized data back-up and recovery solutions to prevent data loss and system integrity.

  • Leads business continuity plans to mitigate UPS’s exposure to large scale, internal and external events.

Primary Skill: Installation, support and management of Hadoop Ecosystem; Linux Systems Programming.

Additional Skill: Strong coordination and project management skills.


The desired Lead Systems Programming Analyst will possess a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or related field or the equivalent in education and work experience.

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity


Category: Information Systems, Infrastructure, Technology, Information Solutions

Requisition Number: 116177

Location: Mahwah,New Jersey