INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

The successful candidate can expect to develop their Information Technology career through cross-functional and cross-business assignments. Because PPG is a large, global organization, we offer worldwide placements as well as a wide variety of job opportunities.  So whether you're looking to further develop the skill set you have or dive into something new, PPG has a place for you.

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT
Initial assignment will be as a Programmer Analyst or Business Analyst.

CAREER PATHS

The size and diversity of PPG’s global businesses require an Information Technology function spanning a broad spectrum of disciplines, including Global IT Infrastructure Services, Applications Development and Support, Business and Functional Consulting as well as Advanced Technology and Enterprise Architecture. This enables our employees to change careers without changing companies. Possible future assignments include Systems Analyst, Project Manager, or Technical Specialist. The long-term goal is to provide a strong foundation for Information Technology leadership career paths within PPG.

Here's a few examples of PPG's vast IT opportunities-

SYSTEMS SOFTWARE SERVICES: Supports standard infrastructure applications including Microsoft Exchange, Blackberry and Citrix.

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT: Applies specialized technical knowledge that helps to achieve business objectives by identifying opportunities for effective technology use and developing, implementing and supporting IT solutions.

PROJECT LEADERSHIP: Assumes responsibility for projects, managing teams of Information Technology associates and those from other departments to implement initiatives.

DATACENTER OPERATIONS AND HELPDESK: Ensures the function of PPG’s computer center and data storage facilities and operates the global IT helpdesk.