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Automation Lead

Keywords / Skills : Automation, Powershell, RPA, Anywhere

3 - 12 years
Posted: 2018-07-24

Industry
Telecom
Function
IT
Role
Team Leader/ Technical Leader
Testing
Posted On
24th Jul 2018
Job Description
Automation Lead

Exp: 3 to 12 years

Job Summary:

The Automation Lead is responsible for delivering and supporting automation solutions for the organisation. The role requires excellent organisation skills knowledge of Powershell, Excel (e.g. VBA, Macros) and automation/RPA (Automation Anywhere) tools.

Experience leading teams in developing and implementing DevOps automated solutions is critical. Proficiency in related processes such as build management and DevSecOps methodology is a plus.

The Automation Lead is both a leadership and hands-on development role and must have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead and manage a team/vendors for delivering of automated solutions to our customers/internal organisation.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Experience leading DevOps automation efforts as Technical Lead. 
  • Development and implementation of build release pipelines with personal accountability for managing deployment schedules, issues, risks, and impediments. 
  • Agile development experience with team member accountability for commitment and delivery each sprint. 
  • Lead and provide estimates, formalise release plans, and implementation schedules/dependencies. 
  • Track infrastructure delivery and dependencies to implementation. 
  • Communicate implementation issues, delays, and mitigation plans. 
  • Innovate to improve future processes and deployments. 
  • Interface and communicate with the project team, management and stakeholders. 
  • Lead teams consisting of cross-functional, global groups, directly supervise employees, and assign responsibility to members to develop technical automation solutions. 
  • Coach, mentor and support less experienced team members. 
  • Manage external contracts and suppliers, where required. 
  • Work within defined build, deployment, and governance processes. 
  • Ensure that all implementations of automated tools meet the requirements prescribed by IT Services through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables. 
  • Delivering defined elements of business improvement projects (e.g. tool rollout) across business units and/or locations. 
  • Creation and maintenance of user guides, work instructions for the developed tools. 
  • Holding training for end-users on the completed automation and acting as a single point of contact for their initial queries 


Qualifications/Experience:
  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience. 
  • Automation/RPA certifications is an advantage. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in an IT Shared Services environment as a supervisor/team lead. 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience creating automated solutions for deployments and builds. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working to implement a DevOps culture using automated tools. 
  • Experience working Agile/Scrum environment is required. 
  • Experience in managing Dev Ops organisations is an advantage. 
  • Experience working with a Robotic Process Automation tools, preferably Automation Anywhere is an advantage. 


Skills:
  • Strong MS Excel (including VBA level) work experience is a must 
  • Proven track record of independent development of tools/automation is a must 
  • MS Access and/or MS Sharepoint skills is a must 
  • Work experience with process documentation is an advantage 
  • Project management experience (independently carrying out elements of the project planning and/or delivery phase) is an advantage 
  • Excellent in communication (Spoken & Written in English) 


About Company

B T India Limited
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