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Robotic Process Automation Developer

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
London, GBR
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Robotic Process Automation Developer Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into lapt...

Job Description

Robotic Process Automation Developer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

What if you could shape the future of work and be part of the team that creates the digital workforce of tomorrow, using Robotic Process Automation?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Robotic Process Automation Operator / Controller to work on a Robotics Process Automation programme within Pearson.

We have a grand vision of liberating the human workforce from tedious, repetitive tasks, by means of Robotic Process Automation.

Our Robotics Centre of Excellence is a newly established unit providing Robotics as a service for Pearson. We are in a build-up phase where Pearson’s ambition within Robotics is high and our ramp-up plans very ambitious.

We are looking for a Robotic Process Automation Developer with an inquisitive nature and will be a self-starter who is able to act independently and have strong scripting, testing, process and data analysis experience. RPA experience would be an asset, though this is not a prerequisite.

If you like to think ahead, like we do, then we must talk. You'll contribute to the delivery of new and exciting capabilities, technologies and services that are transforming the way Pearson works - all in an area which is seeing huge investment!

The position we offer

You will join the Robotics Centre of Expertise. We are building a robotics factory with the ambition of scaling up and industrializing robotics. The focus will initially be to build a pipeline and to deliver results, primarily with Robotic Process Automation and later we will build the runway for adopting, scaling up and institutionalizing new robotic technologies such as virtual assistants, chat bots and cognitive learning.

The key responsibilities of the will include:

  • Designing and building Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects using industry leading RPA tools i.e. Blue Prism
  • Document solution designs.
  • Problem solve issues that arise in day to day running of RPA processes and providing timely responses and solutions as required
  • Develop, maintain and share RPA centre of expertise best practice, methods, tools and templates
  • Providing technical assistance and training to others.
  • Test and monitor RPA solutions
  • Innovative to continuously improve the RPA developed and delivered to clients to bring ingenuity and maximum benefit to the business.
  • Proactively advance knowledge of automation technologies through self-study, hands-on experience, and formal trainings
  • Other Ad hoc duties as required.


Essential Skills /Experience:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and process assessment skills
  • Some experience of a scripting language e.g. VB Script, C\#, Microsoft Excel VBA, Java, .NET, or similar).
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Good understanding of software life cycle development process
  • Good project management skills
  • Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented

Desirable Skills /Experience:

  • Knowledge of Robotic Process Automation tools such as BluePrism, UiPath, Automation Anywhere, etc. Training will be provided if no existing knowledge of these tool exists.
  • Agile experience.
  • An experienced user of Microsoft Office Suite including advanced Excel

Personal Style and Behaviour:

  • Thirst to learn and become a key expert in Robotic Process Automation
  • Diligent with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Loves helping others solve problems
  • Willingness to travel if required
  • Provide occasional cover to support US business hours.

Primary Location: GB-GB-Belfast

Other Locations GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 1, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1811139

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