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Primary Location 340 MACARTHUR BLVD, Mahwah, New Jersey Job ID R24015126
  • Full-Time
  • Mahwah, New Jersey
  • Level: Varies based on position

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Job Description:

The Mainframe Systems Lead Systems Programming Analyst leads the research, evaluation, design, development, testing, operational maintenance, protection, and support of UPS Mainframe assets through the entire life cycle. He/She leads the research, evaluation, design, testing, implementation, maintenance, performance and capacity tuning, and support of third-party infrastructures, applications, and appliances (i.e., IBM and 3rd party software products from multiple vendors, z/OS operating system features and functions). The Lead Systems Programming Analyst is responsible for the research, analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and support of an Information Services (I.S.) security model for UPS's Mainframe environments. He/She performs strategic planning, diagnoses risk and system issues, and takes corrective actions to ensure continuity of operations. He/She identifies and implements technologies and processes to improve the reliability, efficiency, and availability of the systems environment. This position is responsible for duties of high risk, severe impact, high complexity, or large scope. The Lead Systems Programming Analyst coaches team members to provide the tools and knowledge required for further development.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience as a z/OS Systems Programmer
  • Expert-level knowledge of the z/OS Operating System, Unix System Services, JCL, and SMP/e
  • Expert-level knowledge of software management principles on Mainframe systems
  • Self-motivated learner and innovator
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to research and troubleshoot complex technical issues
  • Capable of managing multiple technical projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of application development lifecycle and DevOps engineering concepts
  • Experience with software management on non-Mainframe systems (ex. Linux and Windows)"
  • Familiarity with research skills and team player
  • Self-motivated learner and innovator
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or the equivalent in education and work experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of application development lifecycle and DevOps engineering concepts
  • Experience with software management on non-Mainframe systems (ex. Linux and Windows)

Salary Grade: 30E

Employee Type:


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

Other Criteria:

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/nationalorigin/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.

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