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Primary Location: 90 LOCUST STREET , HARTFORD, CT - United States, 06114 Job ID 302287

Job Summary

This position develops software products licensed to UPS customers and generates commerce as well as non-package revenue. This role strengthens customer relationships by enabling UPS to be a single-source provider of transportation/technology solutions. The incumbent is responsible for development and testing of complex software systems.

Responsibilities

  • Translates business and functional requirements into technical requirements to meet stated business needs
  • Develops internal components and adjacent system interfaces to ensure inter-operability
  • Participates in technical architecture definitions to align solution with business needs
  • Develops and delivers application solutions to meet business and non-functional requirements
  • Participates in prototyping to assess technical feasibility and facilitate implementation of new solutions
  • Analyzes, codes, tests, corrects, and documents programs to ensure optimal performance/compliance
  • Reviews project deliverables to ensure quality and standard process adherence
  • Verifies and delivers software to ensure compliance with standards
  • Determines documentation needs to deliver application
  • Contributes to the production of software applications documentation
  • Updates software documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency when changes are made
  • Develops unit and integration test specifications to ensure proper testing
  • Creates integration plans to support system interface testing
  • Evaluates and implements vendor products to ensure successful integration with existing applications
  • Builds integration components and interfaces to ensure inter-operability
  • Reviews work progress to ensure timeliness and integrity of builds
  • Influences/promotes the adoption of new technologies to improve capabilities and supportability
  • Drives problem resolution to identify, recommend, and implement process improvements
  • Coordinates efforts across interfacing systems and service providers to resolve system issues
  • Meets internal metrics for project execution time/budget, customer related time, training requirements, revenue and cost goals, and other metrics as determined by management

Preferences

  • Applies knowledge of system architectures for technologies used in the current assignment to make decisions regarding software components utilized in the solution
  • Utilizes computer-based analytical and information management tools in order to perform routine analysis; documents approach and findings
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process; asks appropriate questions to gain clear understanding of applications requirements and design implications; performs analyses, designs, codes, tests, and documents low to moderately complex applications software; seeks out the ideas and input of others to perform work assignments; applies testing techniques to minimize defects and deliver code with accuracy
  • Responds to customer support incidents; performs troubleshooting to identify root causes
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the basic need for technical support in a business; awareness of the primary uses of technology by business representatives and understands systems of the enterprise
  • Applies knowledge of technology industry, trends, and best practices to UPS and Customer Solutions; demonstrates an understanding of technology used by the company; describes basic technological concepts/terminology and applies standard technology in daily work
  • Demonstrates an understanding of basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources
  • Possesses knowledge of the various types of system tools and utilities available on the market; understands the role of system tools, utilities, and related processes in optimizing systems and applications development, accessibility, administration, and management
  • Demonstrates an understanding and use of grammatical rules and expresses ideas clearly; explains the relationship of effective writing to business objectives
  • Assists others in gathering data about customer or business needs; identifies possible consequences of failing to take action on business needs; identifies routine business problems
  • Uses experience and appropriate tools to diagnose and manage complex problems
  • Assists with application of new technologies for solving business information needs
  • Possesses excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience developing web-based applications using Visual Studio.NET, ASP.NET,  JavaScript with AJAX, JSON, JQuery, AngularJS, Angular; Windows communication foundation implementing SOAP web services, REST API’s; Model View Controller design pattern; relational database experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • Oracle RDBMS and PL/SQL experience
  • Experience with ConnectShip or UPS Developer Kit APIs
  • Logistics experience in Express Small Package

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
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