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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Junior Automation Developer

  • PwC’s Operate are seeking graduates or those with some technical experience who wish to train and transition into an automation and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) skill set. Ideally suited to those who are technically minded and with a logical and detail-oriented mindset. A technology-related degree (STEM subject) is required, however, full training will be provided.

    PwC Operate delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. We bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resource and an unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost effective solution to operational delivery challenges. Our capabilities stretch across a number of business pillars including Financial Crime Operations, Compliance Operations, Augment and Customer Management. We have almost 1,100 people located in our purpose built, secure delivery centre in Belfast; across our regional offices in London, Manchester and Edinburgh; and on a range of client sites.

    A career within Operate Technology at PwC, provides the opportunity to gain industry recognised technical skills in software development and automation (RPA) while working in a technology led department.

    You will join a structured training programme and will become an expert in various cutting-edge technologies utilised at PwC. The role offers the opportunity to develop quickly, to see the results of your work and to collaborate with clients throughout projects. As your career progresses, you will be given a degree of flexibility to work on projects that suit your particular interests and skills.


    As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive industry experience, to help our teams and clients solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include

    • Process assessment and automation

    • Understanding business and technical requirements; develop, document, and implement solution designs

    • Robotics development including solution architecture

    • Coding, testing, debugging, and deployment

    • Work with other developers, architects, engineers, database administrators, business analysts, QA and delivery leads in project delivery and solving technical issues

    • Hands on delivery of solutions throughout the entire life cycle, including day-to-day management of ongoing engagements

    • Ensure that deliverables meet or exceed functional, technical, and performance requirements

    • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

    • A degree in a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) OR relevant industry experience, preferably in an IT-related discipline

    • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions

    • Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of client-facing projects

    • Ability to manage deadlines within multiple projects

    • Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining the ability to work independently with little supervision

    What you will learn

    • Scripting skills HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap, Jquery, XML

    • .NET 3.5 and higher Framework (C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET)

    • Java/Python/PHP etc.

    • Knowledge of RPA tools (Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, Kofax Kapow, UiPath)

    • UiPath certifications

    • An understanding of agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban etc.)

    • DevOps experience (CI/CD etc.)

    • Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI), especially Natural Language Process (NLP)

    Where will the role be based?

    This unique opportunity is in a highly accessible location, only a short walk from Lanyon Place train station. PwC are also excited to be moving to our brand new purpose built office, Merchant Square, in Belfast City Centre around June 2020. This office will have state of the art technology facilities and innovative working spaces to encourage creativity and collaboration.

    What is in it for you?

    This role is a rare opportunity to help shape the way PwC Operate develop and support their growing technology infrastructure with the chance to gain valuable experience in an agile software development environment. There will be a lot of opportunities for exposure to our firmwide technology network and potential to develop into a role in one of our many growing technology functions throughout PwC. 

    If you are looking for a role that offers excellent benefits and career progression within one of the largest professional services firms in the world as well as a dynamic and upbeat working environment then please apply for immediate consideration.

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