Software Engineer JavaScript & Process Automation

Randstad Sourceright
County Antrim, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Technology & New Media
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PwC's Operate are seeking an experienced Software Engineer on a permanent basis to assist the delivery of robotic and intelligent automation solutions across the business. As a Software Engineer you will play a key role in defining and scaling the organisation's RPA and tactical scripting strategy as part of the operational delivery arm of the firm based in Belfast. As such, travel requirements are expected to be minimal.

A career within Operate Technology at PwC provides the opportunity to gain industry recognised technical accreditations in software development and automation while working in a technology-led environment.

You will join a structured training programme and will become an expert in various cutting-edge technologies utilised at PwC. The role offers the opportunity to develop quickly, to see the results of your work and to collaborate with clients throughout projects. As your career progresses, you will be given a degree of flexibility to work on projects that suit your particular interests and skills.


As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive industry experience, to help our teams and clients solve complex business problems from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include

Process assessment and automation

Understanding business and technical requirements; develop, document, and implement solution designs

Robotics development including solution architecture

Coding, testing, debugging, and deployment

Work with other developers, architects, engineers, database administrators, business analysts, QA and delivery leads in project delivery and solving technical issues

Hands on delivery of solutions throughout the entire life cycle, including day-to-day management of ongoing engagements

Ensure that deliverables meet or exceed functional, technical, and performance requirements

Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

Developing tactical solutions in some of the following JavaScript, Python, Google Apps Script, and VBA.


A depth of demonstrable experience in an industry-recognised RPA tool such as UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere etc. OR significant software engineering experience with a desire to transition into an RPA and scripting role.

Educated to degree level in an IT-related discipline.

Coding/programming experience in any of the following .NET 3.5 and higher (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET), VBA, HTML, JavaScript, Java, Python, PHP, Google AppsScript etc.

Experience of agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban etc.)

Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and a proven record of implementing and delivering solutions

Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of client-facing projects

Ability to manage deadlines within multiple projects

Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining the ability to work independently with little supervision.


UiPath and Blue Prism certifications

Experience of Azure, AWS, GCP

DevOps experience (CI/CD etc.)

Scrum Master experience

Experience of Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI), especially Natural Language Process (NLP)

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