Lead Automation Engineer
5Th Dimension Consulting
Western Cape, South Africa
1d ago
source : findojobs-za

Cape Town, Western CapeResponsibilitiesWork closely with peers in the business to fully understand the business process to be automated and requirements.

Support rapid growth of Group Automation practice, working closely with Head of Automation.Gain enough business knowledge to be able to actively participate in specifying software solutions for business needs.

Hands on RPA, Machine Learning, AI Development and incident resolution, to support during work peaks and staff shortages.

Collaborate with Platform / Infrastructure, (Access Management), Messaging, Google Team Drive Team, IT Security & Legal to bring the solutions that are in Group compliance and may be needed to implement the uses cases that are of complex nature specially that involves multiple systems, unstructured data, mainframe systems, PDF, OCR and several other.

Guide the junior RPA developers on complex use cases.Collaborate amongst various functional teams with in COE and across Group Finance.

Ensure quality of code by performing Code Reviews and thorough testing. Schedule and run RPA processes to ensure stability of production environment.

Lead cross functional teams to try new ideas with leading RPA technology to bring solutions to the table. Develop reusable components, scripts and framework for efficiency.

Facilitate and do the code reviews of the BOTs developed by Developers in the team & across the RPA Developer community.

Mature the Software Engineering practices within Centre of Excellence by driving System Team capabilities (Change, Automation, Integration) and priorities on the Centre of Excellence backlog.

Support the Head of Automation, Scrum Master and Feature Teams by overseeing / ensuring the quality of the technical solution being delivered.

Accountable for the end-to-end delivery of all engineering in the identified Centre of Excellence in the portfolio.Communicate the roadmaps for capability building & continuous improvement (e.

g. Technical Debt refactoring, Evergreen technology stack, Platform roadmaps).The voice for the technical backlog in the release prioritisation i.

e. % Supply for Feature backlog vs % Supply for Technical backlog.Ensure all projects are accurately estimated and delivered to schedule.

Implement practices of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Infrastructure as Code on the platform. I.e. progress the platform’s capabilities, driving a focus on building capability that produces predictable, reliable and sustainable solutions.

Requirements QualificationsDegree preferably in Technical / Scientific disciplines such as Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

Experience / Knowledge At least 3-5 years’ experience in Consulting and being involved in multi-discipline change projects.

At least 3-5 years’ experience as a Developer ideally in the RPA space. Experience having worked with Onshore & Offshore teams of 10+ resources.

Knowledge / experience within the Life Assurance industry (or in broader Financial Services industry). Ability to articulate complex or technical concepts & issues in business terms.

Understanding of business modelling methodologies & standards. Experience in implementing Robotic Process Automation or similar automation initiatives.

Exposure to Agile methodology for project delivery. Knowledge of at least one of the main RPA tools (e.g. Blue Prism, UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Workfusion).

Use of Cognitive Computing or Artificial Intelligence solutions (e.g. Chat Bot, Machine Learning). Use of at least one of the main object-

oriented programming / scripting languages (e.g. Java, Python, PHP, C#, JavaScript).

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