National Grid Programmer Analyst, Process Automation in Syracuse, New York

_About the Position:_

Perform activities relating to Automation Bot Configuration to translate business requirements into automated solutions. This position supports the design, development, testing support and the delivery of innovative robotic process automation solutions that drives improved process capabilities, creates efficiencies and improves accuracy.

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_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Function as an integrator between the business and process automation technology, helping to create automation solutions to meet business requirements

  • Responsible for the design, configuration, testing and deployment support, and integration of new, modified and/or enhanced automations

  • Drive the automation modelling process, including constructing and maintaining efficient, reusable and reliable code with robotic process automation software within established design standards

  • Identify and communicate technical infrastructure requirements of automated solutions.

  • Configure new processes and objects using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand.

  • Support existing processes and implementing change requirements as part of a structured change control process.

  • Createand maintain solution documentation.

  • Working within project planning constraints, communicating any identified project risks and issues to the delivery/project manager accordingly and providing inputs to the change control process.

  • Create and document test procedures and scenarios for the pre-UAT phases. Support the operational teams during the UAT and rollout phases

  • An aptitude for problem solving, with the ability to take a logical route to the source of an error

  • A self-starter who delivers high quality work and can adapt to new challenges

_Knowledge & Experience Requirements:_

  • Bachelor’s degree required – preferred college degree in computer science, engineering, or business management.

  • 3 years of programmer and/or analyst experience required in the area of supply chain, finance, administrative processes, systems or applications. Experience in developing automation tools or solutions preferred

  • Knowledge of robotic process automation and Bot configuration. Knowledge of Blue Prism automation platform preferred.

  • Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices.Knowledge of division policies, processes and fields of work.

  • Analytical thinking and experience with data analysis tools and methodologies. Experience in the area of continuous improvement preferred.

  • Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

  • Working knowledge of company systems (CSS, CRIS, SAP) preferred

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *BOC & Advanced Analytics

Organization: *BOC & Advanced Analytics

Title: Programmer Analyst, Process Automation

Location: NY-Syracuse

Requisition ID: 20182194

Other Locations: NY-Brooklyn, NY-Hicksville, MA-Waltham