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Applications Development Manager

Company Name:
UPS
Position Type:
Full-time
Applications Development Manager
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 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.
Responsibilities:
Manages System Analysis and Design
Collaborates with domain and enterprise architects to participate in and drive designs internally and externally to comply with defined architecture governance processes.
Delivers solution architecture to meet business needs and to align with enterprise architecture.
Prepares, reviews, and delivers designs according to standards, methods, and tools to ensure consistency and compliance with enterprise and solution architectures.
Reviews system designs and contributes to policy to select architecture components.
Initiates and evaluates impact analyses of major design options to manage and balance project scope, cost, and risk.
Manages Design and Development of Applications
Evaluates programming tools and techniques usage to ensure team adherence to standards.
Guides analysis, design, coding, and testing to meet project goals.
Manages Creation of Application Documentation
Provides advice on documentation content to satisfy business and system requirements.
Ensures documentation sign-offs to meet requirements.
Guides System Integration
Approves design and build of integration components, interfaces, and documentation to ensure system interoperability.
Ensures definition and execution of end-to-end testing criteria to facilitate delivery of quality applications.
Evaluates and Monitors Emerging Technologies and Products
Monitors the industry to gain knowledge and understanding of currently emerging technologies.
Identifies new and emerging hardware and software technologies and products to maintain industry competitiveness.
Manages Applications Maintenance and Support
Leads problem resolution to identify, recommend, and implement process improvements.
Leads process improvements (i.e., application enhancements, procedure changes, and staff cross-training) to reduce costs for supporting and maintaining applications.
Communicates status of issues and incidents to keep senior management and stakeholders informed.
Manages maintenance efforts to support vendor systems.
Manages and Develops Others
Manages resources and people to ensure the day to day administration of processes and formal procedures.
Identifies individual and team skill gaps and developmental opportunities (e.g., training, special assignments, conferences, projects, etc.) to facilitate individual and team development.
Ensures that direct and indirect reports have documented career goals and detailed plans for achieving these goals to develop them personally and professionally.
Conducts frequent performance evaluations in a consistent, fair, and objective manner to facilitate open communication and encourage continuous performance improvement.
Resolves individual and group performance issues in accordance with UPS's policies and procedures in a timely manner to motivate and foster teamwork.
Education:
The desired
Applications Development Manager
will possess Bachelors' and Masters' degrees in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or related field or the equivalent in education and work experience.
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
OTHER CRITERIA:
Employer will not sponsor visas for position.
UPS is an equal opportunity employer - race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability
Company Description:
Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a $49.7 billion corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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