Process Automation Engineer
Company: SHI GmbH
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 26, 2023
The goal of Automation Engineering is to reduce manual tasks and the associated load while improving efficiency with greater levels of reliability, and to use technology to streamline manual processes that are redundant or inconsistent.
As a Process Automation Engineer, you will use modern Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools, software delivery tools, docker containers, programming languages, and release automation systems to empower our applications to respond to rapid growth. The Process Automation Engineer will work in a transformation team documenting software functionality, working on development frameworks, and debugging web-based applications. The Process Automation Engineer will utilize infrastructure as code, post-mortem meetings, and best DevOps practices.
This position reports to the Vice President of Transformation in the Group Strategy department. Our team performs their job duties from a home office or other remote location but may also be required to infrequently report to an SHI office location for internal meetings.
Since 1989, SHI International Corp. has helped organizations change the world through technology. We've grown every year since, and today we're proud to be a $14 billion global provider of IT solutions and services.
Over 17,000 organizations worldwide rely on SHI's concierge approach to help them solve what's next. But the heartbeat of SHI is our employees - all 6,000 of them. If you join our team, you'll enjoy:
Our commitment to diversity, as the largest minority- and woman-owned enterprise in the U.S.
Continuous professional growth and leadership opportunities.
Health, wellness, and financial benefits to offer peace of mind to you and your family.
World-class facilities and the technology you need to thrive - in our offices or yours.
Include, but are not limited to:
Develop and implement new automation programs and processes in a DevOps/Agile environment
Maintain and improve the performance of existing automation programs with CI/CD methodologies and tools
Define, configure, and validate backup processes for entire application or individual components (i.e., MySQL/MariaDB, Cassandra, MSSQL, etc.), as well as entire infrastructure deployments
Collaborate with different teams and be responsible for multiple tasks and multiple projects simultaneously
Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the development team to streamline code testing, validation, deployment, and performance
Manage code deployments, fixes, updates, and related processes associated with a release
Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines), utilizing the best practices in continuous integration
Optimize our products' computing architecture to maximize the utilization of resources
Stay current with industry trends and source new ways for our business to improve
Understand and translate Process design into solution design
Work with business IT teams to analyze, evaluate and recommend design alternatives
Design and develop robotic components including process flows, control objects, exception handling, notifications etc.
Configuration and maintenance of bots through version control
Prototyping and implementation of enhancements, control and tuning of pre-built automation processes
Perform end to end testing of the bots to ensure quality and meet defined SLAs
Support all applications development effort involving RPA tools
Develop test scenarios and test scripts for the bots
Preparation of key deliverables such as design documents, test documentation, training materials and administration/procedural guides.
Work in large teams developing and delivering solutions to support large scale data management platforms following Agile methodology
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Strong Experience with RPA, OO scripting (Python/GoLang)
Hands on experience on AA360 and IQ Bot
Should have built automations for different applications like windows, web, outlook, office 365 etc.
Experience in control room activities
Good Understanding on project architecture and technical design/solution
Working knowledge of VB Scripting
Should have experience in integrating the RPA tool with external applications using DLLs or other APIs as required
Experience building / deploying Docker/Kubernetes
Version control experience using Git or other SCM (Software Configuration Management) software
Experience using monitoring tools and monitoring applications in production environments (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana)
Good understanding of general CI/CD paradigms (e.g., GitOps)
Effective communication skills when talking about technical concepts
Strong analytical and research skills
Receptive listening skills with the ability to present ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
Excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability to diagnose problems
Ability to recommend changes or updates in programming, documentation, and training to address system deficiencies and user needs
Deductive reasoning abilities
Ability to self-learn and keep up to date with evolving practices and designs of the organization
Ability to remain consistent in delivering outputs efficiently and of high quality
Understand capabilities and limitations of mobile, web, and desktop operating systems and environments
Experience using and administering AWS S3, GitHub/Gitlab/Azure DevOps
Familiarity with automating the deployment of infrastructure (e.g., Terraform, CF/ARM Templates, or similar)
Experience with various code repository and artifact storage solutions
Ability to effectively participate in cross-department efforts
Familiarity with enterprise-scale projects
Automation Tools Experience: (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Redfish)
Cloud Certification with AWS, Azure, GCP cloud
Certified RPA Professional
Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
Microsoft Azure/AWS Fundamentals
Automation Anywhere Advance certification
Automation Anywhere Master certification
Working experience with RPA Platform like UiPath and Automation Anywhere
The estimated annual pay range for this position is $60,000 - $100,000 which includes a base salary and bonus. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.
Equal Employment Opportunity - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status
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Job Locations US-Remote
Requisition ID 2023-13875
Approved Min (Total Target Comp) USD $60,000.00/Yr.
Approved Max (Total Target Comp) USD $100,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Structure Base Plus Bonus
Category Information Technology
Keywords: SHI GmbH, Baton Rouge , Process Automation Engineer, Engineering , Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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