UPS Applications Architect in Alpharetta, Georgia

Advanced Analytics Architect

UPS Internal title: Applications Architect

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 Architecture and Infrastructure at UPS Technology:

Our Architects look at the overall company goals and use their technical skills and strategic thinking to build the strategies that allow these goals to become a reality. If you join our team, you will be involved with developing these strategic plans while also setting standards and developing roadmaps for the future state of our enterprise architecture. We have the business savvy paired with the technical know-how to ensure we continue our innovative and competitive culture.

About this role:

As an Advanced Analytics Architect, you will support IT leadership by contributing to architecture initiatives and strategies, leading technical initiatives, supporting architecture solutions, and guiding infrastructure architecture design and development. The selected candidate will support modernization initiatives and set the organizational direction for the next generation of applications. He/she will develop roadmaps and strategies that support the business and technical needs for Modernization of Legacy Applications. Position is open in Alpharetta, GA, and Wayne, NJ.

This Advanced Analytics Architect will be focused on moving the organization into cloud enabled Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning / AI friendly architectures and will:

  • produce Architectural solutions for projects on various platforms utilizing multiple technologies including Cloud, Mobile, Analytics, and Integration with 3rd party software and platforms - Big data and analytics will be a key focus area

  • assist in developing policies and set technical direction within the Enterprise Enablement Solutions Delivery Group (SDG) and for the enterprise as a whole

  • be an active voice for the transformation of the architectural process to allow for advanced analytics, machine learning, real time analytics, IoT and Cloud based analytics

  • assist in developing roadmaps to reduce technical debt, enabled self-service analytics solutions, and stand-alone capabilities for multi-purpose analytics

  • evaluate tools, vendors, and products as needed

  • work on various projects which may include multiple development, Database, and NoSQL platforms, integration, vendor analysis, and mentoring of development teams

  • be able to produce rationalized architecture diagrams, do trade-off analysis, and understand security implications for solutions

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience developing architectural solutions with NoSQL components like Hadoop or Cassandra

  • Experience with ETL tools like Alteryx and Talend

  • Expert attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills such that you can communicate technical details to development teams, produce review materials for SDG Management, and present to the Architecture Community

  • Big-picture thinker, but fast paced executioner

  • Expert in Architecture and product roadmapping, multi-tier application architecture, data analysis, patterns, and trade-off analysis

  • Advanced-level proficiency in Cloud development/architecture, Big Data, and Analytics

  • Collaboration, teamwork, organization, planning, communication and cross-portfolio relationship skills

Preferred Qualifications:

The desired Advanced Analytics Architect will possess a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or related field

PMP certification is 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. 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


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

Requisition Number: 183821

Location: Alpharetta,Georgia