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UPS Senior Applications Developer in Louisville, Kentucky

Senior Applications Developer

(Airline & Transportation Solutions) Location Flexible

Primary Location 1400 N Hurstbourne Pkwy Louisville, KY 40223

We will consider candidates from the following I.T. locations: KY, GA, NJ, MD

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 nextgeneration

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.

About this role:

We are seeking passionate software engineers for a variety of opportunities to build the products that power

our industry leading Smart Logistics Network, UPS Airlines, and UPS Global Transportation Operations. Apply now to talk

to us about our opportunities.

The Senior Applications Developer provides input and support for, and performs full systems life cycle

management activities (e.g., analyses, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and

applications software, etc.). He/She participates in component and data architecture design, technology planning, and

testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements. This position provides input to

applications development project plans and integrations. He/She collaborates with teams and supports emerging

technologies to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives. This position provides knowledge and

support for applications development, integration, and maintenance. He/She provides input to department and project

teams on decisions supporting projects.

The candidate is a quick learner that can apply new technologies or learn existing ones as required. He/she

understands the importance of being a team player and follows through on tasks and responsibilities without reminders.

In addition, the applicant should possess the following: Strong oral and written communication skills; effective time

management; effective listening skills; good planning skills; a cool and steady temperament regardless of the situation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced level with Java and/or .NET programming languages

  • Advanced level with Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Advanced level with unit testing, performance testing, and integration testing

  • Solid understanding of data structures, programming logic, and design

  • Solid understanding of application design patterns

  • Embrace CI/CD and code automation

  • Experience working as part of an Agile/Scrum Team

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Excellent attention to Detail

  • Desire to lead and mentor less experienced teammates

  • Strong desire to build business impacting products!

The following skills are desirable and will help accelerate your contribution and career

  • Frontend UI development skills (Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript)

  • No SQL / Document Databases (Couchbase)

  • Messaging (Active MQ)

  • Application Containerization (Kubernetes, Red Hat Open Shift)

  • Experience with public cloud (e.g., Google, Azure)

  • Willingness to learn new technologies

  • Desire to influence technical roadmaps


  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or the equivalent in education and work experience.

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: Information Systems

Requisition Number: 345861

Location: Louisville,Kentucky