Lead RPA Software Developer

Appleton, Wisconsin

Position Description


What if there was a different way of looking at money? A way that says it’s not how much we have that makes us happy—but what we do with it. For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping members see money for what it really is—a tool, not just a goal—that can help us live more content, confident and generous lives.

Thrivent is looking for a Lead RPA Software Developer to join our team! In this role you will support the architecture and lead the conceptual and technical designing, development, implementation and governance of technology solutions that deliver business value across the organization while continuously improving time to market.

Job Description

We will task you with being responsible for coding, testing, debugging, documenting, implementing and supporting the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) environments. You will review and analyze user needs and design proposed system solutions based on requirements and will participate in the development and testing of these solutions and ensure adherence to defined timelines and development standards. We need you to evaluate and configure systems and peripherals for performance and serviceability, reliability, and availability. You recommend enhancements, upgrades and/or changes to the system configuration to maintain optimum system performance and utility. The RPA Software Developer documents all aspects of an application or system to include network diagrams/flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and revision dates. They collaborate with other IT and business professionals and deliver high quality results.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

  • Leverage knowledge and experience in open source technologies such as .net, Java or like languages to design and solution Robotic Automation
  • Working with Robotic Process Automation techniques, process and solutioning
  • Works on all phases of application development independently
  • Provides technical thought leadership on all sized efforts within a functional area
  • Serves as the technical expert on development efforts
  • Creates Solution Design Document (SDD) & Estimation (subwork flow) Document as requested
  • Codes within the Automation Anywhere development framework
  • Proactively mitigates risk within assigned assets, technologies and platforms within a functional area
  • Ensures data quality
  • Leads vendor technical staff implementing and coordinating of system upgrades and enhancements
  • Finds and drives improvements and innovation
  • Develops and maintains program documentation
  • Assists with architecture and leads the analysis and design for current business solutions, accounting for future business needs
  • Understands the business needs and translates into technical plans and processes within the functional area across multiple technology domains
  • Acts as the domain expert for the assigned technology solutions and sets and drives commitments to achieve desired priorities
  • Coordinates the functionality used by software applications, including change management, security and authentication, disaster recovery planning, support for data access, system configurations and reports
  • Participates in setting architectural and technical standards across the organization
  • Uses experience to drive best practices in Thrivent’s environments
  • Influences and implements change
  • Mentors and trains new or less experienced team members
  • Responsible for successful issue resolution
  • Member of on-call support team

Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, MIS, mathematics, or related field
  • 5+ years of applicable experience including prior lead experience
  • Advanced in-depth knowledge of systems design, architecting and demonstrated leadership on all sized efforts
  • Strong organizational, analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • .net, Java or xml experience required; Python or R experience preferred
  • RPA experience required; Automation Anywhere experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of algorithms

You don’t need to be Christian to join our team. You do need the passion to guide our members to be wise with money, equipping them to live more content, confident and generous lives. Thrivent provides an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, sex, genetic information, or any status or condition protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

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