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Lead RPA Developer/Engineer

Company: DST Systems, Inc.
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

SS&C Technologies Lead RPA Developer/Engineer Quincy , Massachusetts Apply Now The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.That's where you'll find SS&C, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge - one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.If you see your opportunity in complexity , then we are the right fit for you.Job Description:Role OverviewThe Lead RPA Engineer within the Global Investment Distribution Services (GIDS) division of SS&C plays a central role in converting a business problem into an automation-based solution that delivers value to the organization in the form of efficiency and quality improvement. They are skilled in the use of multiple technologies and have mastered the use of Robotic Process Automation as a way to solve processes that are often determined to not be "a fit for traditional automation."As a member of the GIDS Automation team, the Lead RPA Engineer will collaborate with business stakeholders, solution analysts, and engineers from other disciplines to design solutions, create requirements, and develop enterprise grade RPA based solutions. Often they will lead a scrum team of fellow engineers towards common goals and driving outcomes for their team and the business.The individual will be versed in applying various design patterns and models to meet the need of the problem in front of them. They are comfortable working individually or within a team setting as either a peer or a leader. They are adept at knowing when to apply RPA, and when (and how) to integrate another technology into the solution.The engineer must display proven experience delivering solutions that incorporate the use of:Tight integration with a Business Process Modeling (BPM) ecosystemSurface AutomationIntelligent Document Processing (OCR, ICR, and ML)Human-In-the-Loop (HIL)API's, ODBC/JDBC queries, JSON/XML/CSV and other flat file inputsETL (Extract, Transform, Load) model based solutionsThe creation and use of long running, persistent automationsRules engines, logic based flows, and RegEx commands to evaluate workflowsIn addition to their primary role of building new solutions, the engineer also provides support and maintenance for automations under the Product team's umbrella. They will also play a key role in the build out, testing, and long-term roadmap of the RPA and broader automation platform, infrastructure, and capability stack.ResponsibilitiesPartner with business stakeholders, solution analysts, and relevant technology resources to understand business requirements and transform them into effective, resilient automations.Create and leverage detailed business requirements, technical documentation, and SDLC components (e.g. PDD, SDD, etc.) in order to efficiently build documented solutionsIndividually or as a member of a development centered scrum team design, code, test, and implement RPA based automationsIdentify the most efficient manner in which to deliver a solution to the business stakeholder while still meeting their requirements.Support existing processes and implement change requirements as part of a structured change control processServe as the Lead Developer in a scrum team of multiple developers working towards the same delivery goal.Provide mentorship to junior developers on BluePrism and UiPath platforms in addition to instilling best practices and standards.Provide accurate estimates and communicate project develop progressIdentify new methods and capabilities through active prototyping, R&D, and continuous learning.Maintenance and enhancement of existing RPA processesComplete Full Unit testing as well as troubleshooting UAT / volume testingLead and coordinate code reviews to ensure necessary standards have been adhered to and feedback is acted uponWhat are we looking for?We are searching for a team player who can operate within a fast paced, agile environment that has the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and initiatives in order to build and deliver innovative solutions. They will be able to easily familiarize themselves with the business problems they encounter and leverage their expertise in the RPA space to create solutions that solve the business problem(s) at hand.This individual must be able to naturally communicate with both the business and technology organizations. They will also be able to code based solely on well written business requirements provided to them by Solution Analysts within the Product Team.We highly value individuals who are passionate about learning and continuously bringing new ideas to the table in a collaborative way, while also challenging previously conceived approaches. The ideal candidate will be a natural problem solver; applying logical and analytical reasoning in their development practice.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent + min 5 years of work experience in developing RPA based solutions.Preferential consideration given to candidates who also have experience with BPMn, OCR, SQL, APIs, HTML, JAVA, .Net, Java, C#, and other technical disciplines.5+ years of relevant work experience directly applying automation to business solutions.Preference given to experience applying solutions within the US Financial Services IndustryProven and demonstrable experience writing simple to complex code in RPA platforms such as Blue Prism, UI Path, Automation Anywhere, WorkFusion, etc.Preferential consideration for candidates holding active BluePrism 'Developer', UI Path 'RPA Developer', or higher certifications.Effective communication skills, both written and oral, with a wide range of audiences.Ability to anticipate, identify and manages risksExperience working in agile development frameworks (SAFe, Scrum, etc.) using agile project management software such as JIRA.Strategic mindset, with a pragmatic lens and a bias towards actionLocation:Kansas City MissouriSS&C is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here (http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf) and here (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) . SS&C is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

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