Application Analyst, Sr. at Southern Company

| Atlanta, GA
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Application Analyst, Sr.

Description

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Analyst

Work location: Georgia Power Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

JOB SUMMARY

A software 'robot' is a software application that replicates human beings in interacting with the user interface of a computer system. Using 'robots' allows us to save a time and enhance business productivity.

The opportunity

We need a well-experienced RPA Analyst who uses Blue Prism. Southern has a significant number of automation opportunities and our new Center of Excellence will help realize those efficiencies.

Your key responsibilities

As an RPA Analyst, you will be responsible for the documentation and communication of automation processes. You will also hydrate the RPA/Blue Prism Backlog of processes to be assigned to the RPA Development team. You will also ensure that the team site is kept current and RPA process communications and collaboration with our Business Partners continues to increase in value and visibility.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Discover new RPA opportunities through continued communication with Business Partners and Technology Planning Teams
  • Guide requirements discussions with technology and business partners.
  • Liaise with the business to establish actions, applications, outcomes, and constraints of process operating.
  • Investigate new process opportunities, assess feasibility, and accurately estimate new processes development time needed.
  • Ensure the current business process is fully understood and documented via Process Definition Document.
  • Gather documentation about the process and recording the process as it will be automated. Additionally, the responsible for the Automation Scope, Initial Process Assessment, Functional Requirements Questionnaire and Process Definition Document. This includes creating the document, coordinating with the RPA Developers and the business, and getting approval of the documents from all parties. These documents will be used to create a Rough Order of Magnitude Estimate for RPA Development.
  • Apply robotic process concepts and Blue Prism functionality to design the process for a Blue Prism Developer.
  • Design Blue Prism Solutions and create the Solution Design Document with Developers. This includes creating the document, coordinating with the RPA Developers and the business, and getting approval of the documents from all parties.
  • Work collaboratively with teams to encourage RPA growth and awareness
  • Communicate status, issues and risks to tech leads on a regular basis
  • Communicate progress and opportunities to program manager and tech leads regularly
  • Improve skills in automation products by completing automation certifications
Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent communication, comprehension and writing skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Self-starter attitude
  • Strong team-player
  • Strong ability to create MS Word Documents, MS Project, MS PowerPoint slide decks and technical documentation (like Scope, Initial Assessment, FRQ, PDD, SDD, and other deliverables)
  • Well organized, attentive-to-details attitude
To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Excellent command of English
  • 3 years of experience with Robotic Process Automation's solutions leveraging Blue Prism
  • Blue Prism certification
  • Four-year technical degree
Ideally, you'll also have

  • More than 3 years of experience with Robotic Process Automation's solutions leveraging Blue Prism, a plus
  • Other RPA Tool certification, a plus
  • Certified Business Analyst Professional, CBAP® or PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) ®, a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®, a plus
  • UI-based automation experience accessing Oracle EBS, a plus
  • Experience as a software developer using C# .Net, a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting Blue Prism processes, a plus
  • Knowledge/Experience of SQL databases like Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience in utility or financial sector
What we look for

As we are a dynamic team of passionate specialists involved in creating the newest solutions dedicated to RPA, we are looking for a team player with an attitude of focus to cope with and address interesting RPA challenges.

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Disclaimer:

This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com .

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Information Technology

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to): No

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2010247
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