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Lead Java Software Development Engineer

Primary Location 12380 MORRIS ROAD, ALPHARETTA, Georgia - United States of America , 30005 Job ID R24005241

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Job Description:

Lead Java Software Development Engineers provide 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. You direct component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for Applications Development (AD) initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. You develop and lead AD project activities and integrations. You guide teams to ensure effective communication and achievement of objectives. This position researches and supports the integration of emerging technologies. You provide knowledge and support for applications’ development, integration, and maintenance. You will lead junior team members with project related activities and tasks. You guide and influence department and project teams and facilitate collaboration with stakeholders.

As a Lead Software Development Engineer, you will:

  • Leads systems analysis and design.

  • Leads design and development of applications.

  • Develops and ensures creation of application documents.

  • Defines and produces integration builds.

  • Monitors emerging technology trends.

  • Leads maintenance and support.

  • Manage Red Hat OpenShift 4 and Google Kubernetes applications.

  • Manage scrum events for the team


  • Bachelor's Degree or International equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years expertise in Java, Spring, Spring boot.

  • Experience with Loki, Grafana, Dynatrace.

  • Knowledge of API Gateway and messaging queue technology are ideal.

  • Hybrid working environment; onsite days are required.

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Employee Type:


UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Other Criteria:

Employer will sponsor visas for specific positions. 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.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.