Workday Application Developer, Specialist (remote) at PPG (Pittsburgh, PA)

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The Workday Application Developer forms part of the Application Development track in the IT function. This position requires analysis, programming, and configuration of the Workday platform. In this role, you will be expected to:
  • Analyze and create detailed business/functional/technical requirements and specifications.
  • Create project estimates and timelines.
  • Configure the Workday platform including integrations development.
  • Support testing, deployment, maintenance, and evolution activities by correcting programming errors, responding to scope changes, and developing enhancements.
  • Perform day-to-day Workday production support and serve as a subject matter expert for assigned HCM integrations.
  • Stay up to date with Workday enhancements and future product releases to support our HR teams.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Expected to have deep understanding of business needs and how to address those needs with effective IT solutions.
  • Provide analytical and technical expertise within the HR IT function, as a member of the project team.
  • Collaborate with HR partners, IT colleagues, and other stakeholders to define detailed customer requirements and system interfaces, assess available technologies, and develop and present viable solution options.
  • Translate business requirements into software, communications, and equipment requirements for systems/application development.
  • Respond appropriately to system maintenance requests and use their analytical abilities and technical skills to isolate problems, fix immediate needs, analyze all ramifications, and implement solutions.
  • Perform feasibility studies, translate requirements into an appropriate design, formulate and define application scope and objectives, and implement complete solutions.
  • Have technical expertise at an in-depth level and are in the process of acquiring a broader knowledge of various technical areas.
  • A four-year degree or higher in Information Systems Management, Computer Science, a related discipline, or equivalent experience/equivalent technical training.
  • Minimum 3 years' direct, hands-on experience with Workday Business Processes, system configuration, and implementation.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience developing new and modifying existing reports and integrations from Workday to internal and external systems. Must be proficient with the following Workday technologies:
    • Calculated fields
    • Custom Reports
    • EIB's
    • Document Transformation
    • Workday Studio
    • Web Services
    • PICOF's
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical writing
  • Ability to work closely with 3 rd party vendors to define system requirements and troubleshoot issues with existing integrations.
  • Possess coaching skills and may coach other team members
  • Skills managing application design and project priorities
  • Can foster and maintain good relationships with customers and IT colleagues to meet expected customer service levels
  • Ability to act as an effective team member
  • Must be comfortable working remotely and lack of face-to-face time with colleagues and managers

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: ( Click here to learn more about the PPG Way )

PPG vision:

We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer 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, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [email protected]

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.
More Information on PPG
PPG operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Allison Park, PA, Richmond, VA, Boston, MA, Cleveland, OH and Fort Myers, FL. PPG was founded in 1883. It has 24987 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 42 open jobs at PPG, click here.
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