UPS Lead Applications Developer in Wayne, New Jersey

Lead 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 Lead Applications Developer provides leadership in full systems life cycle management (e.g., analyses, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and applications software, etc.) to ensure delivery is on time and within budget. He/She directs component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. This position develops and leads AD project activities and integrations. He/She guides teams to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives. This position researches and supports the integration of emerging technologies. He/She provides knowledge and support for applications’ development, integration, and maintenance. This position will lead junior team members with project related activities and tasks. This position guides and influences department and project teams. He/She facilitates collaboration with stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with COBOL, CICS, DB2 and EGL - Expert

  • Experience with leading teams, impact and root cause analysis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Candidates must be able to work independently as well as actively within a team

  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, proactive, organized, possess excellent analytic skills and thrive on process improvements

  • Must have knowledge of programming or application development for complex tasks through hands on experience

  • Candidate should able to lead I.S. projects, lead system analysis and design, lead design and development of applications, develop and ensure creation of application documentation

  • Knowledge of systems architecture, and familiar with IT support infrastructure and groups

  • Good consultative, analytical ability; planning, organizing, decision-making, problem solving, initiative, judgment and the ability to work effectively with users and management staff

  • Must be able to supervise and manage UPS / External vendor resources.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of payroll processing a plus

  • Knowledge of .NET a plus

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 – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity


Category: Information Systems, IT - Applications Development, Applications Development, Technology, Information Solutions

Requisition Number: 140328

Location: Wayne,New Jersey