Robotic Process Automation Developer

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 21 Oct 18

Robotic Process Automation Developer

Company
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology
Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses-and to our own.

Operations Technology (RPA)
Operations Technology Robotic Process Automation team is responsible for the architecture, design, development and support of robotic processes. The team is using Pega RPA, a robotic automation platform, that fully automates end-to-end business processes to accelerate work outcomes, removes opportunities for errors, and enables organizations to scale quickly for spikes in volume without adding additional resources. With 24/7 transaction processing capabilities, Pega RPA has 24/7 transaction processing capabilities that increase productivity and eliminate processing backlogs, which translates into reduced costs associated with rework.

Role
The ideal candidate will work across the various lines of business and technology partners to develop robotic processes using Pega RPA, Pega Robotic Automation Studio (OpenSpan), Pega Robotic Console, and Pega 7 Platform . The candidate will be an integral part of the core team, performing full lifecycle implementation of the multi-year Automation Program including design, development, integration, QA, UAT, regression, stress testing, and production deployment.
Primary responsibilities:
- Design and develop automation solutions using Pega RPA / OpenSpan Studio and C# / .Net.
- Develop C# reusable core components for use across the platform
- Ensure quality and maintainability of automations and core components
- Implement creative RPA solutions and resolve technical problems based on business requirements and firm standards
- Follow development policies for adherence to standards and best practices
- Conduct structured peer reviews and walkthroughs, and make recommendations for maturity and capability improvements based on lessons learned
- Anticipate and resolve technical issues and risks affecting implementation
- Partner with Technology Information Security and Risk teams to implement solutions that adhere to security policies for Automation use cases
- Be actively involved in day-to-day system development for RPA deployment in global regions
- Ensure automation solutions are built for quality and reusability. Adhere to controls on non-functional / regression testing methodologies
- Drive required KPI/KRI controls and service metrics on automated processes

Qualifications:

Required Skills and Experience (essential)

- Minimum 5 yrs. of hands-on software development experience using Visual Studio , C#, .Net
- Hands-on experience with one of RPA tools (UIPath, Blue Prism, Pega / OpenSpan, Automation Anywhere). Pega RPA (OpenSpan) is preferred
- Proven track record in implementing automation solutions
- Strong problem solving and root cause identification skills
- Familiarity with source control systems (Git/Stash/Perforce) and continuous build (Jenkins)
- Experience working in Agile/Scrum Methodology and continuous integration / deployment tools
- Strong communication skills allowing effective collaboration across multiple Information Technology teams and business partners

Desirable Skills

- Hands-on experience with relational databases.
- Working knowledge of UNIX and familiarity with mainframe terminal emulators
- ExtJS / AngularJS
- Experience in building SOAP-based and RESTful web services
- Experience in ASP.net and WCF services development
- Experience in Visual Studio, Web Technologies, Microsoft Technologies, Windows internals

Domain Knowledge
-Knowledge of one or more Investment Banking domains (e.g. Transaction Processing, Settlements, Books & Records, Corporate Actions, Tax, Regulatory Reporting, etc.)