Automation Software Developer
Company: American Family Insurance
Posted on: September 13, 2019
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Bring your dreams.Quick Stats:Job ID: R11667 Automation Software
Developer (Open)Summary:Designs and develops complex automation and
operational analytics to streamline or replace current manual
processes, resulting in significant expense savings. Works with
operational staff and leaders to improve performance in their
areas. Develops solutions and works with divisional and I/S leaders
to implement preferred solutions. Represents division needs in
governing and improving existing technology platforms, and partners
with IS in researching and procuring new/emerging technology.
Drives continuous improvement in divisional efficiency and quality
by identifying and pursuing opportunities to creatively leverage
analytics and technology.
This is the highest individual contributor within the process and
automation technology analyst job family: The incumbent displays
broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in
applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related
fields. Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex
problems. Uses judgment within defined policies and practices.
Works under limited direction. Demonstrates leadership in working
with leadership by preparing recommendations and changes to
approaches as needed. Contributes to the development of
organization's goals and objectives.
Candidates can be considered at the Analyst (lower level) or Senior
Analyst level, depending on qualifications.
Strongly prefer candidates with experience with at least one
development language and SQL.
Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results
of applicable background checks.
Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a
non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade
secrets, and inventions.
Relocation assistance is available.
Our policy restricts consideration of applicants needing employment
sponsorship (visas) to specialty occupations. Sponsorship will not
be considered for this position.Responsibilities:Specialized
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organization and multi-tasking skills; able to manage
self and projects
- Strong intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous
improvement; track record of demonstrating initiative and learning
on the fly; tech-savvy
- Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions,
support, and service
- Demonstrated experience leading and successfully delivering
technical process automation projects
- Demonstrated advanced proficiency with relevant programming
languages, such as VBA, C#/Java, Selenium,SAS, SQL, HTML, Python,
etc. (languages may vary by division or department)
- Demonstrated advanced proficiency with data extraction from
relational databases and big data repositories: Oracle, Greenplum,
SQL Server, and Hadoop (technologies may vary by division or
- Demonstrated advanced proficiency with business intelligence
and collaboration software: Tableau, SharePoint, and Microsoft
Additional Job Information:
Job Description:Primary Accountabilities
- Provides analyses, recommendations, direction, and technical
expertise to business partners in support of strategic business
objectives to drive growth and profit. Maintains current knowledge
of our financial tools and software; stays abreast of current
economic and technological developments, evaluates their impact,
and recommends direction.
- Works with all levels of management throughout the division to
determine critical success factors, and works with business
partners and I/S to design, develop, test, and deliver systems to
meet critical success factors. Identifies opportunities and
influences leaders to improve business practices and procedures
across the division.
- Leads technology acquisition projects and proofs of concept for
the division; identifies and prioritizes use cases and business
requirements, and advises Sourcing on best possible solutions.
- Meets with and/or shadows decision-makers to understand
critical inputs, steps, and decisions in business processes;
informs leadership of automation potential and process
issues/opportunities. Performs internal and external benchmarking
of technology best practices to optimize operational
- Designs, develops, tests, and deploys automated solutions and
automated decision analytics to replace manual business processes,
leveraging internal and external technology as needed. Creates or
configures new technology rules and technology-enabled processes as
needed to meet business needs or strategies.
- Quantifies cost savings and other benefits associated with
deployed analytics and automation solutions.
- Creates and maintains solution documentation, both for
end-users and internal reference. Supports automated solutions:
responds to user help requests, troubleshoots issues, conducts root
cause analysis, and enhances tools to avoid future issues.
- Researches and integrates new or emerging technologies; mentors
other developers on key or complex technologies. Represents
division needs in meetings with I/S or other stakeholders.
- User support for key technology platforms (e.g. Tableau Server,
SAS, SharePoint, virtual servers/desktops) for the division. Trains
users and ensures compliance with corporate and divisional
standards for various BI tools or information platforms
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