Principal Automation Engineer

  • Full time
  • Stellenbosch
  • @Armstrong Appointments posted 3 months ago
  • Posted : 8 December 2023 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Computers & IT & Telecoms
  • Qualifications Practical experience only

Job Description

Our client, a prominent player in the Information Technology sector, is seeking a Principal Automation Engineer to join their innovative team.

Our client is looking for a dynamic Principal Automation Engineer to join their team and contribute to their digital transformation strategy.

As a Principal Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for creating, designing, developing, and implementing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions to enhance operational efficiencies and drive business growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze current business processes in collaboration with business process owners and stakeholders to identify automation opportunities.
  • Translate business requirements and process designs into automation-ready process flows.
  • Collaborate with business architects and process owners to develop automated solutions.
  • Support the planning, prioritization, and implementation of automation solution testing and go-live activities.
  • Architect and develop workflow-based solutions or functionalities.
  • Interact with and influence business stakeholders and external clients.
  • Utilize database query languages to retrieve and manipulate data.
  • Apply object-oriented programming languages and scripting to develop automation solutions.
  • Conduct process re-engineering and business process analysis to optimize automation outcomes.
  • Manage projects and change involving IT and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Utilize RPA software such as Blue Prism, UiPath, or WorkFusion.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Stay updated with web development technologies and trends.
  • Display a willingness to learn and become an expert in RPA and other automation technologies.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential Education: A relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences or Engineering, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, or equivalent field.
  • Desired Education: Automation certification (UiPath).
  • Essential Minimum Experience: At least 3-5 years of experience with software development life cycle and RPA technologies (preferably UiPath), including process re-engineering and business process analysis.
  • Desired Experience: At least 2 years of experience in complex RPA and related automation development. At least 2 to 4 years of professional experience in programming (including scripting/coding), SQL and relational databases, JavaScript, .Net, and application development.

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