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Automation Lead - 12 month FTC

10 days ago: Travelers

Job Description

19328BR
Title:
Automation Lead - 12 month FTC
Target Openings:
1
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Take part in and adhere to the efforts in association with solutions, roadmaps, and architectural recommendations. Be responsible for blueprints and design reviews in the governance process. Implement the strategy for stability and performance of solutions (including - project level design, debug and performance analysis) at the applications and technology domains level. Provide input into portfolio or prioritisation process as well as how escalation for remediation of application stability and performance will be managed for scope. Adopt new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices and technology assistance (best practices, guidelines and models for supported technologies.). Work with other architects, development groups, and OAI-Sys employees. May participate in enterprise engagements and initiatives like Centres of Excellence and own deliverables associated with these efforts. May participate in development and production support of application utilities. May participate in vendor and product management strategies to establish required infrastructures and frameworks. Own deliverables associated with product evaluations and Proof of Concepts. Participate in the day to day execution of the architectural strategy. Peer review solution designs and key design decisions produced by other architects. Support all planning and budgeting/estimating done on a project level and support business strategic plans. Keep apprised of industry trends and applies this knowledge to business solutions. Manage cross-functional objectives and/or priorities supporting assigned business area(s). As an employee you are expected to act in an ethical manner at all times. You will ensure you understand all compliance and regulatory requirements for your role by completing all necessary training and certifications. As an employee we expect your actions and outcomes will at all times meet local regulatory and supervisory approaches to ensure fair treatment of our customers. You will ensure you keep adequate records of all transactions undertaken with customers, brokers and all other parties. Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Opening ID:
19328BR
Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:
You should possess analytical and diagnostic skills and be confident in dealing with issues that are often novel and not readily defined, lack known precedent or appear contradictory. You should be able to develop solutions by applying accepted processes or creating new approaches to leverage technology from abstract information. You will need to maintain partnerships across the organisation and be able to influence Senior Leadership through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities to achieve results. The success of the team should be above your own interest. You should be able to provide direction and effectively lead by example to ensure that all services are meeting the stated business objectives on a timely basis with excellent quality, at a reasonable cost. You will need to keep all areas informed of developments affecting their function and as such should be effective at creating appropriate documentation and holding presentations. You should also be flexible, anticipate customer needs, and effectively communicate in a manner consistent with the audience.
Job Category:
Project/Operations Management, Technology
Marketing Description:
We aim to offer an inclusive and flexible approach to how and when you work, as well as good work-life benefits. We are happy to discuss all types of flexible working with you, when you join us for your interview. While we may not be able to accommodate exactly what you want, we are always open to having the conversation.
Be Committed, Be Connected, Be Creative and Be Energised, these are the values we are passionate about at Travelers Europe. Understanding and embracing our values will shape your success and contribute to making this a great place to work.
Job Summary:
We are looking for a Solution Architect on an 12 month contract to help identify and deliver opportunities for a digital workforce through Robotic Process Automation.
Ideally proficient in Automation Anywhere but other software experience is acceptable ok (u-ipath, Blueprism), the role will involve preparing deployment plans, facilitating the delivery and providing management reporting of programme.
Other key elements for the role are:
+ Supporting the development of the Automation strategy
+ Define RPA architecture
+ Prepare technical documentation
+ Support training of local resource to support the deployment of solutions
+ Engage with the Enterprise Automation roadmap
+ Requirement gathering, analysis and documentation
+ Agile approach to project delivery
+ Identifying Automation opportunities
+ Project planning
+ Design and development of robots
Position Type:
Experienced/Professional
Preferred Qualifications:
You will need to have a general knowledge and experience in engaging with business stakeholders and turning requirements into IT solutions. You also need to have general knowledge of technical reference architectures in Java, .NET, SQL and SOA.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
You will also typically have a thorough knowledge of and experience in multiple technologies and architectures including: J2EE, Web Application Development (User and B2B), Service-Oriented Architecture and Web Services (SOAP, XML, REST), Application Frameworks (Spring, Struts, Hibernate, MVC, etc.), Middleware Technologies (Websphere, JBoss, Datapower), Relational Database Design (DB2/400, MS SQL Server), Document, Imaging, and Web Content Management (FileNet), Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, and ETL, Transaction Design (OLTP, Batch), Component Based Design, Application Integration, Performance Engineering. You will typically also have: Working knowledge of architecture technology directions, Working knowledge in enterprise, application, and information architecture, Working knowledge of product and/or project management and Software development Life Cycle (SDLC), General knowledge of experience with influencing people in a matrixed organisation. Thorough knowledge of experience in multiple technologies and architectures. Previous Insurance industry experience. General knowledge of and experience in providing architecture guidance to Development Teams.
Physical Requirements:
Company Information:
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.
Licensing or Certificates:
Primary Location:
London - Greater London - United Kingdom
Secondary Location:
Redhill - Surrey - United Kingdom
We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.
19328BR Title: Automation Lead - 12 month FTC Target Openings: 1 Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities: Take part in and adhere to the efforts in association with solutions, roadmaps, and architectural recommendations. Be responsible for blueprints and design reviews in the governance process. Implement the strategy for stability and performance of solutions (including - project level design, debug and performance analysis) at the applications and technology domains level. Provide input into portfolio or prioritisation process as well as how escalation for remediation of application stability and performance will be managed for scope. Adopt new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices and technology...