Automation Specialist

Job Description

This role forms a critical part of success for the new established Dyson Business Services (DBS) and an enabler of the future operating model. This role reports to DBS Automation Lead.

The DBS organization provides process and service excellence to support the Company with a goal of delivering strategic value, innovating and enhancing services over time to meet the changing needs of the business. The Automation Specialist should be a strong and proactive automation professional with a transformational mindset and a delivery record of automation projects. This person is a specialist in conducting business analysis and mapping out user-conducted processes and in developing RPA configuration based on defined business requirements and against a defined implementation standards and best practices. They will use their experience in process transformation and technology application to increase quality of services delivered.

The role is responsible for:

Responsible for:

  • Requirements and business analysis:
  • Working with SMEs to define and explore processes for automation
  • Understanding, mapping and describing As Is processes, as conducted by the business today, including the happy path and common exception paths
  • Collecting and validating process metrics
  • Identifying pain points and improvement opportunities
  • Defining requirements and To be state solution, by working and communicating with various parts of the business
  • Creating and obtaining a sign-off on the Process Definition Document
  • Solution Design:
  • Designing RPA solutions in accordance with the adopted design principles, standards and best practices
  • Producing solution designs as well as configuring and altering RPA automation processes as needed
  • Creating and maintaining solution documentation
  • Creating testing deliverables, identifying all the process scenarios and their expected outcomes
  • Delivery of service
  • Configuring RPA solutions that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand
  • Supporting existing processes and implementing change requirements as part of a structured change control process
  • Working closely with business analysts when communicating with the subject matter experts (SMEs) and the business process owners to answer any queries that arise during the development and testing of an automated solution
  • Ensuring creation of high-quality solution design documentation that adheres to the delivery methodology in accordance with standard design principles, conventions and best practices
  • Provide hypercare to the business for any new solutions
  • Champion digital innovation and embed change:
  • Deliver continuous improvement practices as tasked
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement
  • Contribute to knowledge base, known-error database and a repository of lessons learned to support effective knowledge management
  • Support global complex transformation programmes, where automation is a key enabler

Who you are:

  • You have experience and knowledge of UiPath software
  • Programming experience in a common language will be an asset (Python, SQL, VB.NET, JavaScript etc.)
  • You have understanding of software development life-cycle, from initial solution design, implementation, testing and production release (experience with Git will be an asset)
  • Experienced in enabling process redesign and applying innovative and creative solutions to solve issues
  • You have strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • You are able to contribute to the evolution of methodologies and procedures in a controlled manner to continually improve the delivery framework
  • You understand data flows, finance, HR and procurement processes, especially within SAP (S/4Hana) environment
  • You have an enquiring mind, the process analyst will be needed to analyse and question existing processes to ensure a full and correct understanding is gained
  • Good written skills with the ability to produce clear, detailed and accurate documentation
  • Good inter-personal communication skills, communicating with subject matter experts, business process owners
  • You understand workflow-based logic and a business process from a workflow diagram and are able to conceptualise it as an automated solution
  • You are energetic and assertive, collaborative, resilient and motivated by challenges
  • You are proactive in your daily tasks and responsibilities
  • You have great communication skills, can influence solution and showcase value of automation
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity

Key Skills

Automation; SAP; Business analysis; Debugging; Javascript; Workflow; Information technology; Analytics; SQL; Python

About Company

Dyson Ltd is a British technology company established in the United Kingdom by Sir James Dyson in 1991. It designs and manufactures household appliances such as vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, hand dryers, bladeless fans, heaters, hair dryers, and lights.

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