DST Systems

Lead RPA Developer

Job Description

The Lead RPA Engineer within the Global Investment Distribution Services (GIDS) division of SSC plays a central role in converting a business problem into an automation-based solution that delivers value to the organization in the form of efficiency and quality improvement. They are skilled in the use of multiple technologies and have mastered the use of Robotic Process Automation as a way to solve processes that are often determined to not be a fit for traditional automation.

As a member of the GIDS Automation team, the RPA Engineer will collaborate with business stakeholders, solution analysts, and engineers from other disciplines to design solutions, create requirements, and develop enterprise grade RPA based solutions.

The individual will be versed in applying various design patterns and models to meet the need of the problem in front of them. They are comfortable working individually and within a team or scrum setting. They are adept at knowing when to apply RPA, and when (and how) to integrate another technology into the solution.

The engineer must display proven experience delivering solutions that incorporate the use of:

Tight integration with a Business Process Modeling (BPM) ecosystem

Intelligent Document Processing (OCR, ICR, and ML)

  • API s, ODBC/JDBC queries, JSON/XML/CSV and other flat file inputs

  • ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) model based solutions

    The creation and use of long running, persistent automations

  • Rules engines, logic based flows, and RegEx commands to evaluate workflows

  • In addition to their primary role of building new solutions, the engineer also provides support and maintenance for automations under the Product team s umbrella. They will also play a key role in the build out, testing, and long-term roadmap of the RPA and broader automation platform, infrastructure, and capability stack.


  • Partner with business stakeholders, solution analysts, and relevant technology resources to understand business requirements and transform them into effective, resilient automations.

  • Create and leverage detailed business requirements, technical documentation, and SDLC components (e.g. PDD, SDD, etc.) in order to efficiently build documented solutions

  • Individually or as a member of a development centered scrum team design, code, test, and implement RPA based automations

  • Identify the most efficient manner in which to deliver a solution to the business stakeholder while still meeting their requirements.

  • Participate in design sessions, estimations, Scrum ceremonies (PI/Sprint planning, sprint review, estimation, standups, etc.)

  • Support existing processes and implement change requirements as part of a structured change control process

  • At times serve as the Lead Developer in a scrum team of multiple developers working towards the same delivery goal.

  • Provide mentorship to junior developers on BluePrism and UiPath platforms in addition to instilling best practices and standards.

  • Provide accurate estimates and communicate project develop progress

  • Identify new methods and capabilities through active prototyping, RD, and continuous learning.

  • Maintenance and enhancement of existing RPA processes

  • Complete Full Unit testing as well as troubleshooting UAT / volume testing

  • Lead and coordinate code reviews to ensure necessary standards have been adhered to and feedback is acted upon

  • Key Skills

    Automation; XML; JDBC; HTML; HTTP; JSON; Scrum; Troubleshooting; SDLC; SQL

    About Company

    DST Systems, Inc.

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