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Developers - Robotics Process Automation - HCC7364

Job Details:

Salary Range: £39,655 - £52,024 per annum plus additional market supplement for the right candidate.
Work Location: The Castle, Winchester
Hours per week: 37 
Contract Type: Temporary for two years - with possible extension
Applications will be shortlisted as and when received so we advise applying at your earliest convenience. 

Advert Text:

We are Looking for a Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Developer

Are you a motivated and enthusiastic individual with an aptitude and keen interest in technology looking for the next role in your IT? 

About us 
IT underpins everything at Hampshire County Council and is integral to our innovation. We provide high quality public services to over a million customers and our IT teams play a vital role, building and delivering smart, fast and cost-effective solutions for both the council and a range of partner organizations. With IT investment of more than £45 million a year, we aim to be as business-like and successful as any private sector company and have a national reputation for IT excellence, innovation and value. 
The role 

We are looking for experienced Developers for our Robotics Process Automation programme. You will be working within a development team and you will be responsible for turning Automation Anywhere solution designs into fully developed and tested robots.  This is for a two year fixed term contract with a possible extension. 

Please note this is a rolling recruitment programme so applications will be reviewed as they are received. We advise you apply at your earliest convenience. 

At Hampshire County Council we recognise the unique skills you bring to our service. In return, we offer an experience and skill based market supplement to the right candidate.

We offer a structured training plan and a competitive benefits package, including access to Local Government Pension Scheme (employer contributions starting at 14.1%), generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working, interest free travel loans and discounts.

Job Purpose:

This role is to join the Development and Applications team to help deliver new technologies, support and maintenance of existing applications to agreed service levels.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for improvement in existing process and automate the process using Automation Anywhere software.
  • Fine tune performance and operation issues that arise with Bots.
  • Assist and eventually lead on design (including scenario design, flow mapping, prototyping,), testing, training, defining support procedures and supporting implementations.  
  • Identify opportunities where AI could be utilised.
  • Provide on-going operational support including upgrades, defect fixes and any Process change activities.
  • As an RPA Developer you will be responsible for development, testing and implementation of Automation Anywhere bot’s that will interact with multiple third party applications.  
  • Work closely with the technical lead, Solutions Architect and Artificial Intelligence project team. 
  • This role will become involved in AI chat bot implementation and configuration for the right candidate.

Role Requirements:

  • Previous experience in RPA development (experience in Automation Anywhere is desirable, but not essential)
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in existing process and automate the process using Automation Anywhere software.  
  • Able to identify business requirements, requirements management, functional design, prototyping, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), testing, training, defining support procedures and supporting implementations.  
  • Ability to motivate and inspire other RPA developers within the team. 
  • Be prepared to challenge timeframes and approach if a more efficient/technically beneficial approach to automation can be identified. 
  • Knowledge and developer experience of AI chat bot implementation and configuration would be desirable but not necessary.

Working Conditions:

  • Laptop and Desktop PC

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Mark Thomas, Project Manager, on 01962 847059.

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Corporate Equalities Employment Policy:  In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to any for achieving equality of opportunity in its employment practices. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, creed, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies. In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to which would have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. 

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