Posted on: October 14, 2021
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!
UL is investing in
its own digital transformation leveraging cloud solutions and
services. Utilizing industry and market knowledge of design and
architecture, the individual would be required to design, review
and execute technology flow for customized applications at UL. The
Solution Architect is responsible for the creation and execution of
an application implementation strategy focused on the delivery of
online, customer & internal facing business capabilities. The core
of the strategy involves the design and construction of an
optimized architecture that promotes performance, scalability, ease
of support, service reuse and security while delivering business
value through an accelerated application system development
Architect is responsible for overall solution design and delivery
of enterprise wide, multi-channel solutions that directly align
with the needs of UL's digital strategy. They will be tasked with
translating business requirements into specific end to end
application solutions. This includes working with UL thought
leaders to understand the underlying business architecture and
provide oversight over identification of functional requirements,
creation of an appropriate technical design, construction
activities, testing and deployment tasks.
Architect is expected to have experience designing across multiple
systems such as web applications, web services (both WCF and
RESTful), data strategy, and reporting services.
participation in data design and development.
with software engineering design and principles.
and establish working partnerships with various technology and
business groups across UL.
system design documents and lead technical
experience with data analysis, validation and
solutions to meet functional and non-functional
technical exposure and risk on projects.
with business users to develop solutions that meet specific
Leads to understand, validate and action infrastructure impacts on
leads to design, validate and execute architecture
Management to coordinate solutions from technical perspective and
minimize technical risk.
and support teams to take into account operational (non-functional)
- BA/BS degree and
5+ years’ experience.
- Experience in
developing software using Agile including planning and estimating
work effort and task breakdown.
- Strong oral and
written presentation skills.
- Enthusiasm for
cloud design and trends
- Experience in
working with large companies that have complex data solutions (or
knowledge of industry trends and standards.
- Exposure to .NET
- Exposure to Data
- Graph Database
Design / Use.
- Interaction with
Data Science & Data Engineering.
- UL has COVID-19 protocols and
policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires
proof of COVID-19 vaccination
- 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 125 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 customers’ 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
- 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
- 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
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
Curious? To learn more about us and
the work we do, visit UL.com.
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