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Power Apps Specialist

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Date: 01-Oct-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Purpose of the Job:

Alstom IS&T software development team has implemented Power apps as part of Microsoft suite of tools to build custom apps for small to medium complexity business process automation.

The resource will be involved in development of custom apps on the Microsoft Power Office platform. This will be a technical role with hands on experience in coding & building apps using Power apps, Power automate & O365 tools

Building apps on the Power apps platform, Developing PowerApps Canvas apps, Understanding of PowerApps formulas and development methods.

 

Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Chief Information and Transformation Officer

    |--VICE PRESIDENT IS&T BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

        |--IS&T Enterprise Architecture Director

           |--Digital Factory Director

                |-- Power Platform Manager

 

Reports directly to:

Power Platform Manager

 

Network & Links Position title of connected positions / functional report

Internal

  • Business functions
  • Innovation Director
  • Applications Owners
  • Solution Architects

External

  • Third-party technology providers

 

 

Purpose of the Role : 

The software developer - power apps will report to the Power Platform Manager. The role is an Individual contributor role, working on building custom apps for internal Alstom customers. The primary responsibility will be on software development, building custom apps, developing a top quality software product following the Alstom coding standards & industry best practices.

 

The role will be an individual contributor role. The PowerApps and O365 developer will be experienced in Power Apps, security capabilities, including Role based authorization, SharePoint, Common Data Services, Entities, UI design skills, Azure integration services like Logic apps and Azure Functions.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Developing PowerApps Canvas apps, Understanding of PowerApps formulas and development methods
  • Implement custom solutions that leverage various Office 365 services, standard/premium connectors and multiple data sources.
  • Re-write and re-engineer custom legacy applications (InfoPath, Lotus Notes, etc.) to PowerApps solutions
  • Integrate Power BI Reports and dashboards into PowerApps.
  • Analyze the business requirements by collaborating with stakeholders, identify data flows and work processes, design solutions and estimate workload.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, etc.
  • Satisfy business requirements, meet agreed completion dates, and perform unit & integration testing
  • Be a Team Player and communicate proposed designs and progress to team members.
  • Support Citizen Developer and Power App community as an operations SME

 

Educational Requirements:

- BE or B Tech Graduation degree

- Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science Engineering /Technology or related field

Experience

  • Total experience of 5+ years with relevant experience of 2 to 3 years on Powers apps & O365 solutions
  • Min 2 to 3 years of development experience in PowerApps and Power Automate.

Must Have Competenices

  • Should have built at least 3 to 5 medium to complex apps
  • Experience building Office 365 solutions including Power Automate (Flow), Power Apps (model driven & canvas apps), Power BI, Azure, SharePoint Online, Graph APIs and MS Teams.
  • Experience with PowerApps integration with Azure API Apps, Azure Logic apps, Azure Functions, HTTP and REST API services
  • Re-write and re-engineer custom legacy applications (InfoPath, Lotus Notes, etc.) to PowerApps solutions
  • Integrate Power BI Reports and dashboards into PowerApps.

 

Good to have:

  • Analyze the business requirements by collaborating with stakeholders, identify data flows and work processes, design solutions and estimate workload.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, etc.
  • Satisfy business requirements, meet agreed completion dates, and perform unit & integration testing

 

Competences & Skills

  • Strong hands-on experience in building custom apps on the Microsoft Power apps platform
  • Highly desirable experience building Office 365 solutions including Power Automate (Flow), Power Apps (model driven & canvas apps), Power BI, Azure, SharePoint Online, Graph APIs and MS Teams.
  • Experience with PowerApps integration with Azure API Apps, Azure Logic apps, Azure Functions, HTTP and REST API services
  • Understanding of Power Apps security capabilities, including Role based authorization
  • Experience with Common Data Service, SQL DB, SharePoint, and custom connectors.
  • General experience with requirement gathering, application design and development, coding and testing skills
  • Must be motivated, independent and self-sufficient. Able to receive an assigned task and see it through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer interaction skills.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 


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