Lead Software Engineer (RPA direction)

Lviv, Ukraine

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DESCRIPTION


If you are motivated, good in OOP and ready to learn something new, you can try yourself in EPAM RPA (Robotic Process Automation) direction. AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been chosen as a strategic area for our company.
Our RPA competency operates with most progressive technologies and provide opportunity to pass the certification and gain knowledge in the domains. For now we cover three different platforms - WorkFusion, UiPath and Kofax Kapow. And at this moment we are looking for developers who is willing to learn some Java and to work with WorkFusion. Despite the fact that we are using Selenium grid for automation - RPA direction is completely about development with architectural and performance tasks and challenges. For most of business cases we do implement our functionality on Java. Here is a simple example of business task and implementation:


Why RPA competency could be interesting for you:
• Business process automation is developed from scratch. So it means NO boring legacy support kind of project;
• Each project (business process) is really short (1-4 months) what gives opportunity to get quick results and feedbacks from the customers Thus you will have clear understandig what exact benmefits you bring to the business. And it's really appreciated by a customer;
• Since RPA competency is relatively “young”, it’s a great chance to contribute into best practice establishment in technical and process aspects;
• Ability to develop and improve leadership and communication skills since really often developers have to work closely with business stakeholders, taking ownership for particular business process end-to-end implementation and integration;
• More frequent business trips + chance to work on-side for long term (1-3 month+) North America, Europe, India;
• Opportunity to work with machine learning cases – categorization and information extraction from unstructured data.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of software development experience;
  • Knowledge of Java (or Java like) language;
  • OOP design patterns, principles and best practices;
  • Knowledge of XML and JSON data structures;
  • Good troubleshooting, problem solving;
  • Experience in leading small development teams;
  • Quick learning ability;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Readiness to have short-term business trips;
  • SCRUM experience;
  • Intermediate or higher English level (B1+) as direct communication in English with the customers will take place.

Nice to have

  • Groovy language;
  • CSS Selectors, XPath;
  • Experience with Regular Expressions;
  • Knowledge of Selenium for Software Engineers;
  • Experience in working with Selenium-Grid, WebDriver, AutoIt, XPath, Web-Harvest.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Flexible work hours.