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Automation Design Practioner



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  9 Feb 2024
Reference:  131503

Requisition Number and Talent Acquisition Contact

REQ: 131503

Location: Sandton, Johannesburg

Closing Date: 16 February 2024

Talent Acquisition: Saranya Govender 

Job Family

Information Technology

Career Stream

IT Application Development

Job Purpose

To contribute towards business success by applying coding and automation construction techniques to build automation artefacts according to a solution design, test components and create an integrated automation solution as part of a team of developers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution of coding and programming activities in order to create sustainable, reusable automation artefacts.
  • Interpret the solution design and define process and object design instructions;
  • Use development techniques and programming language to build the required objects.
  • Complete non-complex SDD’s  and PDD’s.
  • Execution of positive and negative tests on automated processes in order to ensure that the automation will be able to deliver sustained results within a robust business environment.
  • Conduct testing.
  • Conduct peer coding reviews.
  • Facilitate user acceptance testing.
  • Document test results and obtain sign off.
  • Creation of user guides and related manuals and the facilitation of approval and sign off of these manuals.
  • Create and publish the manuals and related documents.
  • Present the documents and make modifications as required.
  • Provisioning of a support service to deal with future maintenance and operational issues that could occur during the automation life cycle.
  • Conduct problem solving and advise on corrective action.
  • Provide standby support to the RPA Operations Team.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Diploma

Preferred Qualification

NQF Level 6 Qualification in Computer Science or Information Technology

Minimum Experience Level

  • 2 years on the job Blue Prism development experience ;
  • Competent software developer with experience on different languages (java, C#, C++, SQL);
  • Scripting language experience; Experience setting up CI/CD pipelines; 
  • Infrastructure as code experience;
  • Experience testing product functionality;
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing 

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Banking knowledge
  • Banking procedures
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Data analysis
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Microsoft Office
  • Relevant Software and system Knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge

Behavioural Competencies

  • Monitoring Information
  • Managing Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Collaborating
  • Positive Approach
  • Technology Savvy


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