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Application Lead - Automation

Job Title: Application Lead - Automation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/08/2022
REF: AC/561993_1659364553
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Great permanent role for an Application Lead working for a high profile/brand within telecoms with great benefits on offer that include a car allowance and bonus scheme plus much more. The role will identify, plan, coordinate and deploy application-based automation changes to deliver value for a specific business Innovation Initiative. The role will remain hands-on technically and be able to lead and mentor application engineers, data analysts, testing, QA and support specialists across all innovation release activities.


Accountable for process automation (technology, people and process) including benefits realisation/tracking

Responsible for forming, managing and expanding business relationships in a matrix-based delivery model

Ownership of the product sprints, capability backlog, stand-ups, release schedule and service NFRs and SLAs

Accountable for the automation products, design and alignment to CIO standards and architectural patterns

Accountable for the technical capabilities, certification, code quality, QA and overall product performance

Responsible for user stories, sprint velocity, defects, demand and book of work triage across product portfolio


Background in low-code applications, RPA or process automation with knowledge of cloud architectures

Hands-on enterprise applications with best automation practices in a commercial setting

Proven experience of financing, prioritising, empowering and driving automation of manual business processes

Proven implementation credibility across Agile, Scrum, Kanban, DevOps and low-code delivery models

Experience of UIPath, Alteryx, Microsoft PowerApps (or similar) in a cloud-environment desirable

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