Programmer Associate

UPS Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

The Programmer Associate fulfills data requests and maintains data utilized for standard and specialized requests. He/She writes data request instructions in the Structured Query Language (SQL) servers to support and maintain databases and web applications. This position summarizes and queries data for UPS department requestors. He/She monitors web applications and processes and notifies users of system disruptions and scheduled delays.

The Programmer Associate will run and debug prewritten SQL processes to keep applications up to date. He/She is responsible for writing simple queries and reports in SQL to aid data requests from management. This position is expected to work independently with minimal guidance. He/She will work with multiple groups on projects and deadlines to meet the needs of our internal customers. This position also balances multiple projects and deployment schedules to meet stakeholder goals.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identifies data sources and develops processes for storing data to pool data

  • Tests gathering processes to verify data is correct

  • Creates gathering processes to pull data from various sources for use in various applications

  • Documents gathering processes to create documents for data library reference

  • Documents tables and structures to create documents for data library reference

  • Performs data research to determine data sources are available and usable for fulfilling requests

  • Creates and updates lists, workflows, and restrictions in SharePoint

  • Manages permission and access rights in SharePoint

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of database design principles; identifies users' requirements and needs with guidance from others; demonstrates a basic understanding of the importance of maintaining and updating databases

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the basic need for technical support in a business; demonstrates awareness of the primary uses of technology by business representatives, demonstrates a basic understanding of the systems of the enterprise

  • Demonstrates understanding of the tools and utilities used within UPS, as well as the various types of system tools and utilities available on the market; demonstrates understanding of the role these tools and utilities play in optimizing system development, accessibility, administration, and management

  • Captures/documents specific and accurate information; learns subjects thoroughly and in detail; completes work with thoroughness; supplies appropriate details when requested; maintains organized files

  • Communicates quality assurance methodology and explains desired outcomes of testing; identifies the steps in the project life cycle

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) Business, Information Systems, Finance or Accounting, Computer Science, or related discipline Preferred

  • Experience demonstrating a basic knowledge of database design principles Preferred

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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