Business Process Automation Lead

Job Title: Business Process Automation Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Up to £0.00 per day + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH27591_1627630969
Contact Name: James Norval
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2021 08:42

Job Description

Business Process Automation Lead

  • ***Candidates must have lived in the UK for the past 5 years***
  • Fully remote working anywhere in the UK
  • Inside IR35 Contract position (LTD or Umbrella) Rates can be negotiated
  • 3 months initailly
  • Deadline: 12 noon 21st July 2021


General responsibilities are as follows:

● Designing, configuring and delivering automation applications to serve a variety of business process and user needs;
● Working in a small DevOps team within a business/programme environment.
● Enhance existing automation applications to meet evolving business process and user needs;
● Being a practitioner in the use of automation technologies and tools, evaluating and adopting those appropriate for the use case being considered;
● Developing systems of record, simple services and supporting APIs as required to support the implementation of automation business applications;
● Managing automation tools and test environments, central code / configuration, maintaining development standards and configuring software to automate human activities and other systems
● Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques; identifying and sharing good practices and collaborating to improve the capability of the team and wider organisation;
Providing coaching and mentoring to business users to help configure and develop their own automation applications, including running development sessions and providing shadowing opportunities

This role is responsible for designing, testing, running and continuously improving automation technologies including but not limited to:

- Business Process Management (BPM)
- Intelligent Case Management (ICM)
- Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
- Business Automation Analytics (BAA)
- Automated Decision Making (ADM)
- Intelligent Document Capture (IDC)

They are responsible for identifying and selecting the appropriate technology suitable to the automation use case being considered, and configuring it to meet the needs of the business, following the iterative development practices suitable for delivering lo-code, configurable and secure automation business applications.


A Senior Engineer (Automation) delivers more complex automation applications, including integration into wider technologies as appropriate. They can work with business users and provide in depth knowledge of configuring automation technologies
* plan and lead development of automation applications, including taking responsibility identifying wider services to meet the user need
* understand the whole automation application and take responsibility for teaching this to others
* work with other disciplines to understand what needs to be developed, including identifying wider services, integration, and systems of record
* coach and mentor others

Eseential Skills

  • Under supervision, you are able to build basic business process models, user interaction or automated bots to demonstrate the art of the possible - these can either be throw away or capable of being developed into actual working solutions
  • You are able to build complex automation applications (including basic systems of record) and deploy them into business.
  • Working with Technical or Solution Architects you are able to specify integration points to wider systems or databases to enhance the functionality of the automation application
  • You are able to demonstrate integration opportunities using bots rather than formal integration patterns
  • Able to work with individual business users to upskill them in the basic capabilities of the automation toolsets including the tools, techniques and design practices which are applicable to help them design, support and maintain their own business automation applications
  • Able to design and deliver development sessions for groups of people on the possibilities of using automation and upskilling them in the use of the toolsets.
  • Able to evangelise the use of automation toolsets and demonstrate relevant value to a number of business use cases
  • Is able to produce documents showing how automation would benefit business areas and how they could use to deliver efficiencies