Senior RPA Specialist

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Date: 20-May-2023

Location: Petaling Jaya, MY

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Key Accountabilities

•    Regular interaction with Business Users & Analysts to identify and capture potential RPA business processes
•    Analyze the As-Is Business process and provide redesign recommendations to achieve efficient and scalable automation solutions 
•    Oversee automation project plans, manage deadlines and dependencies
•    Advises on high-level, complex solution development, architecture, and management processes from concept ideation through development, launch and maintenance
•    Manage the collaboration and coordination between AkzoNobel and BPO on automation projects
•    Coordinating the interactions with infrastructure, security, and compliance teams to design, install, and maintenance required to access and controls
•    Review and endorse the developed solution design document before handing over to the development teams for configuration
•    Drive the business outcomes as per end-users’ expectations and able to adjust constant business changes which includes new requirements, evolving priorities, and emerging practices
•    Interacting with internal and external stakeholders to ensure appropriate infrastructure is available to support current and future RPA automation
•    Manage and maintain the Automation Anywhere Enterprise Setup (Control Room and Clients) - credential management, device management and migration activities, etc.
•    Review and revise automation best practices, coding guidelines and other automation related artifacts
•    Should provide constant monitoring, mentoring of the team, and continuously increases the capabilities of the RPA developers 
•    Manage go-live rollout, handover procedures and change control documents


•    Bachelor's degree or above
•    10-16 years of working experience in IT, excellent technical background (development experience in one of the programing languages like VBScript, JavaScript or Python is preferred)
•    5+ years of experience in developing and managing automations using Automation Anywhere and any other RPA tools like UiPath/ Power Automate/ BluePrism/ Work Fusion, etc.
•    Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in programming (e.g. Python, C#, VB.NET, JavaScript, etc.)
•    Excellent understanding of all the features and capabilities of Automation Anywhere Platform (e.g. AA Client, IQ Bot, Discovery Bot, and able to leverage commands for bot development and monitoring)
•    Experience and knowledge of business process re-engineering and process mapping; ability to develop solution architecture designs
•    Project and change management experience, preferably involving IT implementations and UAT management
•    Experience in RPA Lifecycle & Management
•    Skilled in source control tools (e.g. GitHub, TFS, SVN) 
•    Good written and verbal communication skills
•    Should be flexible with work timings to support Global processes


At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.