UPS Lead Applications Developer in Parsippany, 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 a member of the Applications Development family, you will help UPS grow and provide valuable services across the globe.

About this role:

This position is within the Harmonized Enterprise Analytics Tool (HEAT) team - A high-visibility, strategic enterprise initiative. 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. The Lead Applications Developer will develop and leads applications development project activities and integrations. He/She guides teams to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives. The Lead Applications Developer researches and supports the integration of emerging technologies. He/She will provide knowledge and support for applications’ development, integration, and maintenance. He/She will also lead junior team members with project related activities and tasks as well as influences departments and project teams. He/She will facilitate collaboration with stakeholders.

This Lead Applications Developer will be responsible to lead I.T. Projects, system analysis & design, and design & development of applications. He/She will also be required to develop and audit application documentation, define and produce integration builds, lead maintenance and support as well as off-shore global development staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a full stack JAVA expert (Front-end and Back-end REST API development)

  • Experience with J2EE

  • Experience with Agile Development, Linux Application Development

  • Exposure to BigData and Cloud technologies (preferably Google Cloud platform)

  • Familiarity with Red Hat OpenShift, SQL Server, Google Cloud Platform and Micro-services

  • Proficient with Angular 4, JavaScript, Typescript, and CSS

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills

  • Must work well independently as well as within a team environment and be able to lead and motivate others to accomplish goals

  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, proactive, and organized

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Google Big Query experience

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

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 - Applications Development, Information Systems, Technology, Applications Development, Information Solutions

Requisition Number: 165365

Location: Parsippany,New Jersey