RPA Automation Engineer (Remote/Work from Home)

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At CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance, we believe people are an organization's most valuable asset, and their ideas and experiences matter. From our CEO to our workforce, we're committed to growing a diverse and inclusive culture that empowers innovation that will inspire, protect, and restore our customers' dreams in ways never imagined.Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.Compensation Minimum:95400Compensation Maximum:143000Summary: Do you enjoy innovation and process improvement? Do you have an interest in robotic process automation? If you answered yes to both these questions, please consider joining our RPA team. In this role, you will partner with American Family Insurance Center of Excellence to develop a home grown RPA tool to automate back office systems and processes.Be responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget. Work closely with customers, business analysts, technology, and project teams to understand business requirements, drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions that are aligned with business and technology strategies, and comply with the organization's architectural standards. Provide technical guidance to the development team through the full software life cycle.Job Description:Primary AccountabilitiesCreate low level design documents (including code samples/outlines) and detailed engineering specifications based on complex business, user, and non-functional (e.g., performance, reliability, balance, and controls) requirements. Write code that adheres to coding standards, procedures, and techniques. Maintain the integrity of existing program logic according to specifications.Actively participate in the code review process to ensure development work adheres to standards and specifications (including peer review and code review external to team). Ensure the quality of work completed by vendor partners. Write and/or revise system design documentation and operations documentation to include providing required input into operation support manuals.Unit test all code and programs prior to releasing them to quality assurance. Quickly resolve all unit test issues. Assist quality assurance in identifying test cases and creating/mining test data to enable a thorough test of all development deliverables. Respond to all inquiries and issues in a timely manner as developed code/program moves through the testing process.Provide mentoring and direction to more junior members of the application development team. Influence the shaping of standards and tools. Provide governance oversight to ensure project adherence to development strategy, standards, policies, tools, and procedures. Guide the development team to consistently apply appropriate development principles and standards during all phases.Work in partnership with the project team and business to fully understand project goals and requirements and use this knowledge to effectively plan and execute the development process. Participate in project design walkthroughs. Evaluate interrelationships between applications to determine whether a change in one part of the project would impact or cause undesirable results in related applications and design for effective interfaces between interrelated applications.Improve the health of system assets by identifying enhancements to improve performance, reliability, and resource consumption. Track exceptions to standards (e.g. security gaps) to ensure they are addressed in a planful and timely fashion. Evaluate and troubleshoot root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures; determine corrective action(s) and propose improvements to prevent their recurrence.Maintain up-to-date business domain knowledge and technical skills in software development technologies and methodologies. Provide input in the selection, implementation and use of development tools and best practices. Work effectively in a team environment to ensure that solution delivery is on time, within cost estimates and meets business needs.Specialized Knowledge & Skills RequirementsStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong organization and multi-tasking skills; able to manage self and projectsStrong intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous improvement; able to take initiative and learn on the flyDemonstrated proficiency with relevant programming languages, such as VBA, C#/Java, Selenium , SQL, Python, etc. (languages may vary by department or division)Demonstrated experience coding and/or designing in multiple environments.Preferred Skills RequirementsHands-on experience in coding and automation tools such as PegaC#, Python, Automation Anywhere, Uipath, MS Access, VBA, and MS Power AutomateExposure to the cloud platforms like AWS and experience with building APIs using C#Additional Job Information:When you work at Connect, powered by American Family Insurance you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.Stay connected: Join Our Enterprise Talent Community!LI:MN1