Applications Developer

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

United Parcel Service, Inc Wayne, NJ

Wayne, NJ
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Applications Developer

Are you looking to launch your Information Technology career? If so, then UPS is the place for you!

UPS is now recognized as a technology company spending more than $1 billion a year on information technology. UPS provides its customers unparalleled capability in tracking and distribution intelligence. This technological infrastructure also enables UPS to provide fully integrated Web-enabled, business-to-business solutions.

UPS Information Services, a leader in information technology, is currently seeking career-minded individuals to join our team. If you are highly motivated with a degree in Computer Science or related discipline, then UPS is a great place for you to advance your career.

Job Description:

The Applications Developer performs duties and tasks to support full systems life cycle management (e.g., analyses, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and applications software, etc.). He/She performs tasks within planned durations and established deadlines. This position collaborates with teams to ensure effective communication and to support the achievement of objectives. He/She provides development, maintenance, and support for applications.


Assists with I.S. Projects

* Conducts systems and requirements analyses to identify project action items.

* Contributes to task lists and cost and time estimates to support project plan development.

* Performs assigned functions and tasks to meet project plan and quality review requirements.

* Records, updates, and monitors assignment deviations to ensure effective resolutions.

* Raises issues as appropriate to support effective resolutions.

* Monitors assignments to ensure I.S. governance, standards, and policies compliance.

Assists in System Analysis and Design

* Analyzes specifications and user requirements to perform assigned applications development work.

* Assists with system components designs to meet requirements.

* Participates in design reviews to improve quality.

* Participates in product evaluations to assist in determining product usefulness and fit.

* Participates in the creation and review of interface agreements to ensure proper transfer of information between systems.

Designs and Develops Low to Moderately Complex Applications

* Analyzes, designs, codes, tests, and documents low to moderately complex programs to develop application software.

* Develops unit test plans to deliver quality components.

* Records and updates defects log to ensure thorough and accurate documentation.

* Assists in software implementations to contribute to the software build process.

* Performs testing and fixes of small components to ensure compliance with functional requirements.

* Participates in applications peer reviews to improve code quality.

Generates Application Documentation

* Creates technical documentation to communicate and update project teams and stakeholders.

* Communicates and documents unit test results and code revisions to ensure consistency and accuracy.

* Creates technical documentation in compliance with UPS Software Development Lifecycle to ensure proper and consistent application development.

* Documents test plans to ensure expected outcomes.

Supports Integration Builds

* Assists with software builds to meet application needs.

* Conducts tests to diagnose and record failures and report results.

* Escalates integration issues to resolve system discrepancies.

Assists in Maintenance and Support

* Executes procedures to monitor systems performance and integrity.

* Performs applications maintenance and support functions to support problem resolution.

* Records and updates defect logs to monitor system reliability.

Primary Skill: Application development experience with knowledge of SQL programming, BI Reporting Tools and ETL technologies

Additional Skills: Exposure to statistical methods, models and languages (e.g. R, Python etc.) highly desirable


The desired Applications Developer will possess a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or related field or the equivalent in education and work experience. A degree is preferred. UPS is an equal opportunity employer race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity