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Reference # : 19-00598 Title : RPA Developer
Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 02/01/2019  
REQ ID: TYA704036
Job Title: RPA Developer
Contract Duration: 6 M+
Location: Plano, TX

Company Background:
Our client, a major employer in the area, is looking for a RPA Developer to be part of a technical team in its North American headquarters.

Position Description:
  • The RPA Developer is responsible for the solution design and configuration process that translates multiple concurrent RPA process requirements into functioning RPA system/service. This role will require a strong knowledge of Robotic Automation Platform technologies (i.e. UIPath) supporting technologies (i.e. JavaScript) and general SDLC process/practices. This role should be able to work independently for certain aspects and have the ability to partner technical leadership, engage directly with business and drive shared outcomes.
  • Delivering RPA projects in partnership with business process analysts and business SMEs is the critical component of the role. The RPA Developer must gain a deep understanding of the business process, synthesize process requirements into solutions designs, and configure solutions to fully automate the business process with RPA software. In some cases, these activities will include efforts by vendor partners. In the case of vendor partner contributions, the RPA developer is accountable for the vendor developed technical artifacts.
  • Additionally the RPA developer will be responsible for ensuring production RPAs operate smoothly. This will require in part hands-on activities such as fixes and enhancements as well as partnership and oversight of vendor partners supporting RPA operations.
  • RPA developers must have excellent analytical skills because they will be required to continually compare business process needs with the RPA software capabilities. Being detail orientated will help them manage simultaneous projects at different development stages.
  • RPA developers must continually monitor project updates and reported defects in order to manage necessary modifications. Consequently, they must constantly shift gears between assigned projects, deadlines and schedules. RPA developers must conduct experimental software runs to ensure quality and consistency. They must have an eye for perfection in order to properly direct repairs and revisions of programs designed to increase operating efficiency.
  • Looking for a more junior resource. Someone who is 3-5 years out of school.
  • Needs some technical skills but not necessarily on UI Path as we will train the resource on the RPA platform.
  • Communication is key as they will need to be able to not just understand the business process and communicate clearly, but be able to translate that into RPA.
  • Experience with RPA or other automation technology
  • Advanced to expert experience with RPA tools and development process
  • Experience with agile development
  • Basic understanding of cyber security implications of automation
  • Experience working within IT organization
  • Advanced to expert experience with VBA and scripting
  • Advanced to expert experience in coding language (Java, Python, etc.)
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with business analysts and business SMEs
  • Strong understanding of project management principles
  • Demonstrated continued knowledge acquisition of emerging/related technologies
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment.
  • Significant experience and understanding of common development models including waterfall and agile processes
  • Experience with coding anal ysis: including root cause issue identification, debugging, problem management and performance tuning
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.