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Software Engineer - Azure

Job Title: Software Engineer - Azure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SoftwareAzureKJM_1664890252
Contact Name: Kate Matthews
Contact Email: Kate.Matthews@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Context

The Application Engineer has a key role in the end-to-end product delivery, leveraging a variety of low-code application frameworks, Robotic Process Automation workflows and data automation capabilities that follow best practice and engineering standards. The Application Engineer has broad ranging skills experience across software engineering, integration, Office365 automation and application development tools and RPA development and scripting.


The role automates manual business processes at speed in order to ensure operational efficiencies and self-service enablement are delivered to both business and platform needs. The individual will be able to rapidly understand business functions and processes, should have good communication, stakeholder management skills and, should be organized and able to manage multiple requirements in parallel.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for automating processes on legacy and new cloud applications to reduce manual business effort.
  • Drive the design, development, test, optimisation, and deployment of automation products on Azure.
  • Supporting screen scraping, API data capture and application-to-application integration to deliver MVPs.
  • Collaborates with the UIPath Centre of Excellence team adopting their best practices and standards in the UK.
  • Drive continual improvement to business workflows, data and analytics event capture.
  • Deliver E2E data solutions in rapid delivery cycles through automated CI/CD pipelines in an Agile environment.
  • Collaborate with Product Heads/Leads for solution support, analysis, infrastructure and app remediation.
  • Input into planning, estimation and prioritisation within an agile framework to fulfil the product backlog.
  • Provide relevant documentation for and outputs to internal processes and designs.

Experience

Expertise In building small business data applications at pace across cloud, data and legacy application

  • Proven experience working in business process change and low-code application integration required.
  • Alternatively, previous application development experience in Azure with willingness to adopt low-code tooling.
  • Experience of Azure Platform, PowerApps, PowerBI, Logic Apps, Office365 and Azure Data Factory highly desired.
  • Experience of using automation tooling such as UIPath (or similar toolsets) and Alteryx designer desirable.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), stakeholder management and able to challenge the status-quo
  • Familiar with Agile, Scrum, Kanban delivery approaches with prior experience of working in product-driven teams.
  • Prior rapid application experience with some professional certification in Azure, UIPath or Alteryx preferred.

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