Front-end Developer/ Sr. Systems Analyst

Position Description
The Front-end Developer will be working as part of the IT Digital Center of Excellence Microsoft Development Group located in Cranberry Twp., PA. Limited travel will be required. Sporadic weekend and off-hour support may be required.
Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and developing a number of consumer facing MVC websites. Our portfolio contains standard .NET MVC web applications, SPA's, and websites developed inside the Kentico CMS platform. The incumbent will also be responsible for providing task details and estimates and must demonstrate strong initiative and attention to detail. Additionally, this role will be responsible for mentoring less experienced developers and acting as a technical lead on projects.
The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment, including working with individuals in our RTC (Regional Technology Center) in Poland.
The Sr. Systems Analyst/ Front-end Developer must provide analytical and technical expertise within the team regarding the analysis, design, development and implementation of business applications. In this capacity, they must maintain awareness of current IT projects within PPG and planned projects in their own IT group in order to promote application sharing.
The Sr. Systems Analyst/ Front-end Developer is expected to collaborate with Marketing members, IT colleagues, and other stakeholders to define detailed customer requirements and system interfaces, assess available technologies, and develop and present viable solution options. The successful candidate will be expected to evaluate application software packages, as well as other alternatives and make recommendations to management.
The Developer must be proficient in translating business requirements into software, communications, and equipment requirements for application development. This includes performing feasibility studies, translating requirements into an appropriate design, and executing development activities. The Developer must have the ability to identify barriers to meeting goals, and provide solutions to keep projects on track and on budget. Incumbents also assure business application systems are developed in a way that complies with architectural standards and established methodologies and practices. Incumbents must be a recognized expert in leading projects from a technical perspective. They must be able to give direction to both PPG employees and contract programmers while possibly working on multiple projects.
The Sr. Systems Analyst/ Front-end Developer generally does not directly supervise others, but must have demonstrated that they work well within a project team and can provide direction and mentorship to other team members. Incumbents will directly influence and at times lead application design and project prioritization. They possess good coaching skills and occasionally advise other team members. They foster and maintain good relationships with customers and IT colleagues to meet expected customer service levels. They share responsibility with other team members to ensure on-time product delivery, which requires a clear understanding of expectations and capabilities as well as the ability to act effectively as a team member.
Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's Degree in Web Development/Design, Computer Science, or related discipline
A minimum of 5 years' experience working in ASP.Net MVC and C#
A minimum of 5 years' experience with responsive, client-side web development - HTML5, CSS/SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
A minimum of 5 years' web development experience in a CMS platform such as Kentico, Sitefinity, Ektron, or WordPress
1-2 years' experience with Web Services and Entity Framework
Thorough understanding of Single-Page-Applications and Frameworks - Knockout JS, Angular and Angular JS
Experience working directly with a Web Designer - expert knowledge creating semantic front-end markup
Experience with change management tools and processes, including source code control, versioning, branching, defect tracking and release management
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with MS Visual Studio 2013/2015/2017 or other IDE
Experience with SSIS
Experience with SQL Server 2005/2008/2012
Experience with.NET Framework 4.6x
Track record of consistently driving projects to completion and taking accountability for work and results
Ability to effectively and professionally communicate, both orally and in writing
Ability to articulate and translate technical language to non-technical customers
Demonstrates and promotes creativity and innovation while proactively seeking out alternative solutions to business problems
Personal commitment to quality and on-schedule delivery
Ability to mentor other developers to build their knowledge base and skills
Ability to work without close supervision, keeping focused on short and long-term objectives
Exemplifies teamwork and serves as role model
Ability to define and champion development processes and procedures
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 theme 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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