Senior Automation Developer RPA

Full Time | Birmingham, ENGLAND | 2 months

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Job Description

PwC’s Operate business are seeking an experienced Automation Developer on a permanent basis to assist the delivery of robotic and intelligent automation solutions across the business. You will play a key role in defining and scaling the organisation’s RPA and tactical scripting strategy.

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

You will join a structured training programme relevant to your level of experience. 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.


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: Google Apps Script, UIPath & other automation related technologies such as OCR and NLP


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

What is in it for you?

As we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. We're also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally. You'll therefore be included on our specific Operate training framework, tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations. Fully funded by us, you'll complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the role you are working in. Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships and leadership skills.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other as part of your employment:

Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related)

25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family's) needs.

Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract  arrangements as well as contingent work  (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

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