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Lead Developer, Robotic Process Automation (12 month contract in Halifax, NS)

Halifax, NS
Full Time
7 days ago
What is the opportunity?

You will lead an automation team that will work with our IT and business partners and be responsible for designing, modifying and/or building applications and integrated solutions using third party systems and database servers. You will handle all aspects of IT delivery including coding, testing, documentation and coordination. In this position, you will work to develop a target platform, working with other IT partners both internally and externally to implement solutions for the business. The position mandates supporting/enhancing existing system along with opportunities to work on new initiatives in latest tools and technologies.

What will you do?

  • Efficiently perform the day to day design documentation, analysis and infrastructure tasks
  • Provides consulting services for robotics process automation(RPA) and robotics desktop automation(RDA) initiatives.
  • Build and design architecture process diagrams
  • Lead and troubleshoot business processes within RPA & RDA.
  • Develop and maintain RPA/RDA solutions using C# and R programming
  • Provides consulting services on new initiatives (small to large of varying complexity).
  • Work with team in to evaluate new ideas & initiatives (Proof of Concepts).
  • Effectively enable our Business to reach their strategic and transformational objectives

  • What do you need to succeed?


  • Experience leading RPA programs/projects
  • R Programming experience
  • Blue Prism experience
  • 3+ Years of experience developing in C# and .Net
  • Experience with DevOps (Jenkins, UrbanCode) and Source Code Management (GitHub)
  • Understanding in setting up application or web servers and configuring them.

  • Nice-to-have:

  • RDA knowledge, expertise in Pega
  • Strong database skills in Relational DBMS like SQL server. Good SQL scripting and familiarity in writing stored procedure, SSIS packages.
  • ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana).
  • Working knowledge of Dynatrace or similar app monitoring tools

  • What's in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

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    About RBC
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    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    City: Halifax
    Address: 120 Western Parkway
    Work Hours/Week: 37.5
    Work Environment: Office
    Employment Type: Contract
    Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
    Pay Type: Hourly
    Required Travel(%): 0-25
    Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
    People Manager: No
    Application Deadline: 07/31/2019
    Req ID: 190351

    Ad Code(s):
    Information Technology