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Software Development Group Leader

Company: UL
Location: Cary
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Tech.Software.IMS.Cyber – Code – Test It


Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


Responsible for the supervision of software developers in the analysis, development, and modification of complex software systems programs. Leads project teams to define specifications for complex software programming applications and modifying existing applications. Analyzes software and hardware system needs, options, risks, costs and impact on enterprise business process and goals.

 

  • Leads the analysis of system requirements, preparing specifications, designing, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting. Leads the implementation of solutions for multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the enterprise.
  • Resolves problems by devising or modifying procedures. Considers equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results when developing resolutions.
  • Identifies complex systems requirements by interviewing users, interviewing and selecting vendors (if applicable), analyzing applications, evaluating existing and proposed systems, and recommending solutions.
  • Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, forming project team, establishing project budget, developing schedules, assigning, prioritizing and monitoring work, implementing productivity standards, and resolving operations problems.
  • Monitors project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, and recommending actions.
  • Improves systems performance by investigating problems, developing specifications, identifying trends in technology, and recommending solutions.
  • Formulates and defines specifications for complex software programming applications and modifies the existing applications.
  • Manages the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and followed.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

  • University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline plus generally ten years of directly related experience.
  • Working experience in leading software projects & programs and managing software teams.
  • Expert technical and/or software development experience.
  • Expert knowledge in Enterprise application or specific program language requirements of software work.

  • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customer s create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & Achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards Total Rewards All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

 

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com

Keywords: UL, Elgin , Software Development Group Leader, Other , Cary, Illinois

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