RPA Application Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00018653-1
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £31,989 to £44,808
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP are looking for skilled Application Engineers to work with us on in a once-in-a-generation digital transformation. Our people work on projects that are revolutionising products and services that are used by millions of people every day.

Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies - and putting the user at the centre of everything we do - we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

We're looking for people who want to work on demanding and exciting digital services for the UK Government. You'll be part of creating a flagship welfare reform programme that will change the face of public services and have the potential to dramatically transform the future of millions of people.

As an Application Engineer in DWP's Intelligent Automation Garage (IAG) you will deliver quality automated solutions across DWP, following IAG methodology and standards and support with the creation of solution designs, UAT testing and supporting BAU activities.

Your main focus will be Robotics Process Automation however many of our innovative projects will also involve OCR, Computer Vision, Character Recognition and Natural Language Processing. Our teams enjoy working in a fast paced environment following agile principles to deliver and run high quality business critical automations.

What our Application Engineers are doing is industry-leading in the automation space, including work on RPA and machine learning, voice and handwriting recognition.

Here you will continue to grow your skills and career as an Application Engineer. You'll also have chance to help in the development colleagues and peers through pair-programming, coaching and mentoring.

Our work and the tech we use is cutting edge. The scale and context we work in is unique. We think this is a brilliant opportunity to join DWP and get career defining experience

Other responsibilities include:

Implementing best-practices to code securely and defensively
Delivering quality software which is easy to maintain and clean to operate
Identifying, troubleshooting and resolving technical issues
Maintaining and updating technical documents and processes;
Facilitating communication of technical findings, models, and insights to different technical and non-technical audiencesWhat skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Knowledge in software development skills (for example VB, .NET, Java)
* Knowledge or skills in working with relational databases (Oracle, My SQL, SQL server)
* Previous experience using RPA vendors/platformsWhere You'll Work

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle upon Tyne. Find out more about working in Newcastle here:

We also have all the tech and tools we need to work flexibly. Many of us are currently working from home due to Covid-19.

We're the UK's biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

Development. Wages. Perks.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £44,808 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working
Family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application