Remote- Java Software Engineer

Location US
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Software Development


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

At UL, we know why we come to work.

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.




Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

The Senior Software Engineer will support the analysis, development, modification, testing and maintenance of operating systems software. Support business leadership and senior development professionals in the analysis of software and hardware system, needs, options, risks, costs, and impact on business process and goals. Evaluates supplied software products and applications. Independently analyzes and isolates the application issues and performs problem resolution.



  • Design and develop forward-looking optimized, performance, scalable and secure solutions
  • Analyzes system requirements, preparing of specifications, designing, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting.
  • Implements complex requirements for multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications.
  • Resolves problems by devising or modifying procedures. Considers equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results when developing resolutions
  • Supports the identification of system requirements by interviewing users, interviewing, and selecting vendors (if applicable), analyzing applications, evaluating existing and proposed systems, and recommending solutions
  • Independently analyzes and isolates application issues and performs problem resolution
  • Monitor the progress of software-based projects by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, and recommending action
  • Improves systems performance by investigating problems, developing specifications, identifying trends in technology, and recommending solutions
  • Assists with formulating and defining specifications for software programming applications and modifies existing applications.
  • Read and follow the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct and follow all physical and digital security practices

What makes you a great fit:

  • University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, plus generally five years of directly related experience
  • Proficient in:
    • Java software development
    • Full stack application development with concentration of back-end
    • Maven, Spring framework, JDBC, and Hibernate
  • Experienced in:
    • front-end development
    • JSP
    • Angular
    • Bootstrap
    • jQuery
    • Others
  • Relational databases MySQL, MSSQL, MariaDB
  • Working knowledge of NoSQL Databases, Elastic, MongoDB is desirable
  • Strong experience with:
    • scrum agile methodology
    • Modern application development workflows
    • Version control systems
    • Gitlab
    • SVN
  • Working knowledge of Docker containers and cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, and/or Azure) is desirable
  • Validated knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery is preferred
  • Strong working technical knowledge and/or software development experience
  • Passion for collaborating and mentoring others
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline plus generally five years of directly related experience
  • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience in development enterprise level applications
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law. 

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • 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 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.

Learn More:

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.  


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