UPS Applications Architect in Parsippany, New Jersey

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 assembles detailed reviews of the enterprise and documents capabilities and conceives approaches to aligning technical solutions with business needs. This position assists 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 business unit and enterprise levels.

This Application Architect candidate will provide solutions for International Data Movement within the Operations Technology Solutions Delivery Group specifically for the Global Data Analytics Portal project. The architect will be responsible for documentation, analysis, and learning UPS retirement planning applications along with other various applications. The architect will look for opportunities for technology investments and service level improvements. They will be responsible to ensure an appropriate architectural team operating model is in place, including definiing the roles and responsibilities for the team, oversight and approval of standards for applications, infrastructure, and services. The Architect will be responsible to analyze business needs and translate that into I.T. action stepss including responsibility for current-state assessment, strategy/roadmap development along with the appropriate reviews and approvals as needed. The Architect manages migrations from current state to target architecture as part of the overall strategy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced experience with Architectural Patterns

  • Advanced experience with Architecture and Product Road-mapping, Multi-tier Application Architecture

  • Advanced experience with Business Acumen, Strategic Planning, Technical Analysis & Technical Knowledge of Hardware & Software

  • Advanced experience with Client Server Architecture

  • Experience with Public and Private Cloud Architecture

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or STEM degree.

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

Requisition Number: 182606

Location: Parsippany,New Jersey