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This position is part of PPG’s Color IT Center of Excellence and is located in the PPG headquarters building in Pittsburgh, PA.   To serve our global customer base, PPG’s Color IT team offers a variety of innovative information technology solutions to assist in the application of our coatings products. You will be part of an industry-leading Information Technology team that is integral to our business strategies and operating in dynamic and challenging work environment.  You will work with diverse technologies ranging from cloud services to mobility and touch interfaces.  PPG is a four-time winner of the CIO 100 award capturing this industry honor in 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2018.  Having been recognized in 2013 and 2014 for Computerworld’s top 100 ‘Best Places to Work in IT’, PPG offers an outstanding work environment for the career-oriented and innovative IT professional.  

 

This position is oriented to a Microsoft .NET developer with strong technical knowledge, good interpersonal skills and looking for professional growth. In this role, you will participate in the development and support of commercial software platforms ranging from unique color selection systems to comprehensive business management solutions.  The successful candidate will act in an application development role within the Global Color IT team.   You will work closely with the Front Line IT functions to provide technology-consulting, analysis, development, and support for a variety of applications used by PPG customers worldwide. This high-performing team interacts with global customers on a daily basis and ensures we meet and exceed their expectations.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and able to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive suite of software applications.  This position requires the demonstrated ability to develop and support robust software applications based upon desktop, web and mobile platforms.  In addition there are opportunities to address unique challenges related to hardware integration and advanced analytical concepts.  You are expected to bring a strong technical skill set that will enable you to identify opportunities for effective use of technology to design, develop and implement complex software solutions.  You must possess strong analytical abilities and good interpersonal /communication skills.  You should thrive on working in both a team environment as well as independently.

 
Business
 
  • An understanding of the practical application of current and emerging technologies.
  • Strong analytical abilities and technical skills to evaluate alternative approaches and to recommend the most feasible and economical solutions.
  • Good understanding of architectures, analytical and design techniques, database technologies, and programming languages.
  • Ability to design applications using the appropriate systems architecture, database structures, and communication and network technologies.
  • Analytical abilities and technical skills to isolate problems, fix immediate needs, analyze all ramifications and implement complete solutions
  • Familiarity with project management techniques and the ability to effectively participate in or potentially lead teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in audience appropriate terms. Development of technical requirements documents will be required.
 
 
Technology

The position requires a strong technical background having direct experience with Microsoft technologies such as SQL Server and the .NET Framework, as well as with web standards including HTML5 and JavaScript.  A minimum of 2 years recent application experience with the .NET platform is required along with the interest to develop and implement customer facing applications.  The opportunity to understand and apply advanced mathematical models offers the candidate additional career growth in this role.   The candidate must have experience translating requirements into an appropriate software design, the ability to formulate and define application scope and objectives, and implement complete solutions.  

 

You must ensure PPG color software systems are developed in a way that complies with our architectural standards and established methodologies and practices. Under the guidance of a project manager, you may participate in prioritizing resources and tasks on specific projects and should be able to monitor and report on the status of their specific project tasks.  

 
Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related discipline.
  • 2 years of experience in the following technologies:

NET Framework

C# experience required

VB.NET experience considered a plus

SQL Server
 
Preferred Qualifications
 
  • Exposure to HTML5 + JavaScript
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure to deploy web and/or database solutions
  • Experience creating client applications with Angular (or other JavaScript web development framework)
  • Experience creating user interfaces with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Experience developing client-server applications with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Experience using the MVVM software architecture pattern

Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related discipline.
  • 2 years of experience in the following technologies:

NET Framework

C# experience required

VB.NET experience considered a plus

SQL Server
 
Preferred Qualifications
 
  • Exposure to HTML5 + JavaScript
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure to deploy web and/or database solutions
  • Experience creating client applications with Angular (or other JavaScript web development framework)
  • Experience creating user interfaces with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Experience developing client-server applications with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Experience using the MVVM software architecture pattern
 

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

 Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 

 

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
 
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com.
 
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http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf
https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf


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