UPS Applications Development Manager in Timonium, Maryland

Applications Development Manager

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 an App Developer, you will help UPS grow and provide valuable services across the globe.

About this role:

The Applications Development Manager leads the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. He/She is involved in full systems life cycle management (i.e., analyses, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, and implementation of systems and applications software) delivered on time and within budget. This position participates in component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. This position develops and leads AD project plans and integrations and collaborates with teams and supports emerging technologies. He/She is responsible for the work of others, resource allocations, and decision-making affecting the success of assigned projects (i.e., results, deadlines, and budget). This position provides consultation, training, and subject matter expertise for applications’ development, maintenance, and support.

The Applications Development Manager will manage the technical implementation of the production environment. UPS is currently transitioning to a DevOps based deployment methodology using container technology. it He/She will be involved from the development of the architecture to the build of the infrastructure to the deployment and support of the applications.

The Applications Development Manager will lead a team of infrastructure developers and support resources to manage the infrastructure. He/She will be well versed in monitoring, performance measurement and technical troubleshooting and able to lead a team in support of The individual must be willing to support on a 24/7 rotating support basis. is supported on site from 09:00 – 21:00 ET and remotely by cell phone from 21:00 – 09:00.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile Development, Linux Fundamentals, Linux Performance & Tuning, Linux System Administration

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced diverse environment

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Organized with attention to detail

  • Knowledge of Continuous Delivery and Deployment

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as code concepts

  • Familiarity with Docker Containers, Kubernetes, Open Shift, Git, Jenkins, and Ansible

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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: 182209

Location: Timonium,Maryland