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Power Apps Developer Job


Home Based, Home, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Information Systems & Technology
Posting Date:  Mar 5, 2023

The Arkema Information Technology Enablement Team is looking for a Cloud Application Developer that is passionate about designing and delivering technology that drives business optimization and digitalization of business processes.  


Where will I be reporting in the organization?

  • The Power Apps/Power BI Developer reports to the Director, PMO and IT Technology Enablement
  • This position sits within the Information Systems & Technology organization (internally coined iTeam) within the Americas (AMAS)
  • This position does not formally supervise any other positions, but may operate as mentor as needed to other IT professionals or interns


Where will I be developing applications?

  • Generally, within Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI). Predominately, but not limited to, using either SharePoint or the Data verse for data storage.
  • This position is not limited to Power Platform development, most of our solutions have been developed in Power Platform due to suitability of the solution


Who will I be developing applications for?

Our internal customers throughout North and South America represent a variety of business and cultural needs; all that we want to tackle with technology enablement. The possibilities are endless and the opportunities will arise through both customers reaching out to us about a specific need as much as it will come from us learning their business processes and providing solutions for them that they have not even considered yet.


What will my responsibilities be?

  • Managing the software development lifecycle (SDLC): developing, planning, testing, deployment, and documentation​
  • Gathering requirements for
  • application design and product vision
  • required use cases
  • workflow
  • integration (application and data sources)
  • reporting
  • Collaborate with product owner(s) to prioritize requirements
  • Translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Maintain a user-centered approach
  • Application development (Waterfall or Agile approach)
  • Development (iterative for Agile) of the software package or configuration using a variety of languages, tools and approached that meet the needs of the users
  • Architect and build the data platform to meet information needs as well as cybersecurity needs
  • Coding, unit tests, and component assembly tests to ensure a high-performance, stable, and scalable system
  • User acceptance testing (in all stages of the development process for Agile)
  • Preparation for deployment
  • Technical Documentation (Developer Reference)
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Identify improvement opportunities for software innovation, improved performance, and scalability
  • User Support (managed through our Worldwide IT Service Portal):
  • Incident management for break/fix
  • Enhancement request management for internally developed software (including those developed by consultants)
  • Support and coaching for citizen developers and other iTeam developers (internal and/or consultant)
  • Process Improvement:
  • Advise and implement SDLC (Software Development Lifecyle) best practices
  • Actively participate in business process analysis
  • Develop and implement strategies for technology enablement process improvement
  • Research and implement the latest development methods and technologies maintaining a knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Collaborate with other members of our iTeam both regionally and globally


What are we looking for you to be?

  • Experienced with developing in Power Platform and Microsoft 365 products
  • Excited about application development and collaboration, if you aren’t this isn’t the right role for you
  • Empathetic, able to make our customers feel heard when discussing their needs and speak back to them without all of that technical jargon
  • Highly organized, we have a lot going on and we need you to be able to juggle multiple projects
  • Driven to learn and continually look for opportunities to gain more knowledge
  • A person who possesses the curiosity to ask questions and the courage seek out assistance when needed
  • A developer that values customer satisfaction and delivering results
  • An active team player while simultaneously having the ability to work individually where needed
  • Able to challenge the status quo…this is a mutually beneficial relationship, we are looking to learn from you as well
  • An excellent communicator, we need you to be proficient in written and verbal communication methods
  • Resilient and agile when our environment is fast-paced
  • Creative, there is more than one way to solve a problem
  • A champion of HES (health, environment, and safety):
  • Supporting the HES policy
  • Complying with all regulatory and internal requirements including established global and regional standards and policies
  • Participating in HES activities promoted by Arkema
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of HES near miss, accident, or injury incidents


What are the qualifications for the position?

  • Education: Information Technology or related field, accompanied by a degree or certification
  • Experience: 3 or more years of related IT experience
  • Application design and architecture
  • Relational data design and architecture
  • Application development
  • Development within Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Power Pages)
  • Development within other programming languages C/C++/C#, Java/JavaScript, Python, PHP, etc. with an aptitude for continual learning for languages based on need and use


Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €9.5 billion ($10.6 billion) in 2021, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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