RPA Developer
The Great-West Life Assurance Company
Winnipeg, MB
Our Story

We are proud to announce that Canada Life will become our company brand under which our three companies service – Great West Life, London Life, and Canada Life.

Together, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have been in the business of keeping promises for over a century. The new Canada Life brand combines the strengths of all three – so we can better deliver on our purpose: To improve the financial, physical and mental well-being of Canadians.

Role Description

Join a dynamic team where you’ll accelerate our automation program!

We are looking for an RPA Developer to play an integral role in our RPA Centre of Excellence (COE) organization. In this dynamic environment, you will work closely with business teams to deliver end to end implementation of automation projects and help advance our COE capabilities and delivery framework.

What This Role Requires:
Hands on experience in developing RPA (Robotic Process Automation) solutions
Ability to understand end to end process steps and requirements and analyze process complexity in order to determine development effort
Strong technical background in Software Development Lifecycle especially in the RPA delivery framework with RPA development experience utilizing Automation Anywhere RPA solution
Ability to develop automation solutions that are robust and re-usable following COE coding standards and best practices
Ability to troubleshoot automation issues that arise during project delivery as well as in the production environment, determine root causes, identify and recommend potential solutions and implement the solutions
Ability to advance COE agenda and enhance COE capabilities and functions with new tools/emerging technologies
Action oriented, outcome focused and collaborative team player constantly seeking continuous improvement in what we do

Work with RPA Business Systems Analyst to accurately analyze and estimate development effort and process complexity
Analyze current software products and technical specifications for development. Identify and communicate the technical infrastructure requirements
Design and develop automation solutions using Automation Anywhere RPA platform. Follow development policies for adherence to standards and best practices
Develop or configure new RPA processes and objects using core RPA development principles and best practices that are reusable, efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand
Anticipate and resolve technical issues and risks affecting implementation
Troubleshoot problems and perform analysis and exploration of options and recommend solutions
Create and maintain solution documentation and update all relevant RPA libraries
Conduct structured peer code reviews and walkthroughs
Perform deploy to production activities
Support existing processes and implement change requirements as part of a structured change control process
Problem-solve issues that arise in day to day running of RPA processes and provide timely responses and solutions
Make recommendations for maturity and capability improvements based on lessons learned
Adapt to organizational change, best practice and improvements across teams, including the effective implementation
Collaborate with Business Systems Analyst, RPA Systems Architect and business stakeholders to resolve issues/conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality, and risk of projects
Manage relationship with business stakeholders & enhance RPA delivery process
Champion RPA vision & maintain a pulse on key market trends
Create and maintain a culture of innovation
Adhere to COE technology organization’s technical design and documentation standards and conform to applicable architectural standards
Lead and or contribute to the development and evolvement of our internal COE initiatives and capabilities

University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field
A minimum of 2 years hands on experience as RPA Developer with work directly aligned to the specific responsibilities of this role
Strong technical background and development experience with the Automation Anywhere platform. Hands on experience with features and functionalities of RPA - Robotic Process Automation tools such as Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, UI Path, Open Span
Experience in programming concepts and proficient in one or more programming languages (e.g. Java/.NET, Visual Basic, C#), API/Web Service, database systems and data access methods, source code management
Strong problem-solving skills to identify and troubleshoot problems requiring analysis and exploration of options, recommending solutions or preparing discussion for escalation
Exposure to delivering in both Agile and Waterfall methodology
Rapidly acquire new knowledge, learns new skills, and applies creative thinking to solve problems while understanding the organization’s vision, purpose and values
Ensure accuracy and completeness of work to maximize quality, build credibility, and avoid re-work
Effective planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, organize and complete multiple tasks with high attention to detail
Strong commitment to professional customer service excellence
Ability to adapt to change and perform effectively under pressure
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Discover your opportunity….Apply today!

Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness in our head office facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.

Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.