UPS Applications Architect in Louisville, Kentucky

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:

The Applications Architect influences the development and implementation of Information Technology(I.T.) strategy, initiatives, and governing policies. He/She conceives solutions aligning technical solutions with business needs, builds consensus and sells and executes solutions across business areas. The Applications Architect will assist in defining the direction for projects and solution architecture.

The Applications Architect supports I.T. leadership by planning and championing the execution of broad initiatives aimed at delivering value to internal and external stakeholders. He/She leverages data, technical and business knowledge to drive the development of capability frameworks at portfolio and enterprise levels. He/She is involved throughout the project life cycle with emphasis on the initiation, feasibility and analysis phases. He/She will create well-reasoned action plans based on findings; demonstrate creative and practical solutions. He/She will share information about the strategy, structures, processes, procedures and key technical elements of the enterprise; translates knowledge of the interrelationships between technical elements into business representative issues; plays a key role in the development of best practices and/or the pioneering of new approaches. He/She will also enforce security policies and procedures; investigate possible security violations; educate others about security policies.

The Applications Architect is needed to drive solution architecture for new and existing projects. The architect will provide technical guidance and direction to development teams.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced Experience with Architectural Patterns, Architecture and Product Road-mapping, Multitier Application Architecture

  • Knowledge of Cloud Native Design and Microservices, Cloud Development/Architecture, Event Driven Architecture, High Availability/Fault Tolerant Architectures, Public and Private Cloud Capabilities, CI/CD, NoSQL Database Platforms, Mobile Applications

  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum Concepts, Knowledge of Standards and Governance Policies and Procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Big Picture Thinking

  • Attention to Detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ and/or Masters’ degrees in Computer Science or related field or the equivalent in work experience.

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

Requisition Number: 184516

Location: Louisville,Kentucky