UPS Data Scientist in Wayne, New Jersey

Data Scientist

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

UPS is now recognized as a technology company 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 Data Scientist supports programming, testing, and analysis duties and tasks. He/She performs tasks within planned durations to meet established deadlines. This position will provide coding, testing, and/or analysis for basic applications. He/She collaborates with teams to ensure effective communications and to support the achievement of objectives. This position provides support for applications and business functions. He/She contributes to the identification and reporting of defects in work products. This position assists with documentation (e.g., requirements, test and defect data, variances, problem resolution, etc.).

The Data Scientist performs activities of lower complexity under close supervision. Applicant should have Application development experience with VB.Net and SQL Server to be able to support the Billing Test Tool. Knowledge of testing is helpful. Independent worker, quick learner, strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, excellent communication skills.

The Data Scientist will develop, support, and manage the end to end Analytics solution for multiple Data Marts working with other Developers and the project Lead as well as Application Architects to identify the appropriate solutions to support the user requirements.

The Data Scientist will also interface with the users on a regular basis to understand requirements and to provide new functionality to add value to the organization. Utilize OBIEE, Datastage, SQL and or PL/SQL, as well as big data and advanced analytics tools (R, Hadoop, Datameer, and others) to develop solutions. Key management skills are the ability to communicate simple to moderately complex ideas clearly and effectively, strong organization and follow up, setting timelines and effective plans, and interacting with internal customers effectively.


Performs Basic Programming Activities

  • Performs and completes specific programming activities (e.g., macros, web development, etc.) to deliver routine programs for supporting business functions.

  • Provides testing of basic and routine functionality to complete and deliver assignments.

  • Follows and complies with specifications, coding standards, and project guidelines to ensure code integrity.

Assists with Programming Support

  • Assists in the creation of documentation to meet projects and users’ requests.

  • Interacts with applications team members to acquire systems knowledge.

  • Creates and executes queries and reports to fulfill information requests.

  • Assists with systems support to ensure applications’ operability and reliability.

Contributes to the Identification and Reporting of Defects in Work Products

  • Participates in the testing of work products and processes to identify defects, to meet standards, and to ensure effectiveness.

  • Contributes input to initial analysis to develop and implement appropriate actions.

Participates in Analysis and Testing

  • Contributes to the development of business and functional requirements to ensure stakeholder understanding.

  • Supports the analysis of processes of low complexity to ensure accurate documentation of requirements and processes and to complete test coverage and requirement testability.

  • Contributes to test scripts, set-up, plans, data, and updates to support the testing phase and to ensure test requirements are met.

Supports the Analysis and Communication of Business Needs

  • Participates in work sessions to gather relevant information and to ensure understanding of the audience's knowledge.

  • Contributes to the analysis, understanding, and application of the appropriate level of details to ensure mapped solutions satisfy business problems and opportunities.

  • Supports conflict resolution activities to ensure the achievement of common goals.

  • Assists in developing business and functional requirements to ensure stakeholder understanding and to serve as a basis for corresponding work products.

Primary Skill: SQL Language - Beginner; Data Analysis – Beginner; Data Analytics - Beginner

Additional Skills:

Statistical Analytics with R or similar - Beginner

Data Modeling - Beginner

SQL & PL/SQL - Beginner

Oracle – Beginner

OBI – Beginner

Microsoft Office - Intermediate

Business Process Analysis - Beginner


The desired Data Scientist will possess a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or related field or the equivalent in education and work experience. A degree is preferred.

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


Category: Information Systems, Technology

Requisition Number: 115827

Location: Wayne,New Jersey