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RPA Technical Architect

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Job Number: 00432114

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The RPA Technical Architect has a wide experience in varied technologies such as Web Technologies (J2EE, .NET etc.), desktop applications (Windows, Java), integration technologies and other platforms. The technical architect works closely with the process architect to define the potential for automation for a particular process. Should possesses knowledge of the automation product, understands the client IT landscape, confirms the feasibility of the automation for the processes in scope, and defines the technical architecture needed to develop, test and deploy the automation components. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals. Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility. Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture. Please note that this role can be located remotely but will require approximately 75% travel.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support Pre-sale activities and provide technical solutions, effort estimation, define delivery strategy and plan
  • Evaluate RPA tools and provide recommendations
  • Assess automation opportunity from technical perspective and perform due diligence to arrive at an optimal solution.
  • Define the technical framework considering all relevant artifacts including,
    • Security
      • Method of access (internal client network , internet, local access)
      • User Authentication (SSO, central LDAP, individual log in)
      • IT Security and/or Audit Policies which impact the robot deployment
      • User Authorization Processes, it’s lead times & request process
    • Application landscape
      • Applications requiring fat client,  any client installation to access, or require individual logins to access
      • Technical impacts of applications using OCR or Adobe Flash
      • Technical impacts of applications accessed behind Citrix.
    • Hosting & Environments
      • Hosting Locations and Hosting provider (Internal / 3rd party)
      • Availability of test system by application
      • Availability of “production like” test data within test applications
      • Consistency of test data between applications
    • Performance  & Availability
      • Performance of key applications in the process that could limit the average handling time of the automation
      • System availability & timings
  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve technical issues and risks affecting delivery
  • Assist development team in resolving technical problems
  • Assist Support teams to resolve issues
  • Coordinate and participate in structured peer reviews and walkthroughs
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience leading architecture and design projects including writing solution and technical design documents
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer at least 1 year experience in RPA space 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Computer Science or related technical field
  • Solid experience with at least one market leading automation product, i.e. Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, UI Path, others.
  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, network topologies, application authentication / authorization and virtual server / desktop environment. 
  • Robotic products infrastructure and sizing, nuances associated with UI automation with various IT landscapes.
  • Experience in defining the architecture of enterprise level applications involving multiple systems, sub-systems and ERPs.
  • Experience front ending client facing discussions and interfacing with Client Business, IT and Architecture teams
  • Deep knowledge of industry leading automation products capabilities and technical requirements
  • Certification in industry leading Robotics Process Automation Products
  • Certification in Technical Architecture Design
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
 
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
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