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JOB POST: IT Application Engineer RPA [Amazon, Arlington, VA]


Amazon is a fast paced, dynamic, high-tech Company based in Seattle. Amazon’s finance team is searching for a bar-raising IT Application Engineer III who consistently exceed expectations, who thrive in a challenging workplace, and who can actively contribute to our talented team.

The ATEAM (Accounting, Tools, Entities, Automation, and Management Reporting) Technology team is a dedicated group of Amazonians in accounting who will identify processes for automation, facilitate process improvement workshops, document automation use cases, build the automation, and launch and manage automations.
Our team’s primary focus is to provide accounting process optimization, standardization, and technology services to help Global Accounting and Finance communities in efforts to improve efficiency and controllership, by reducing procedural frictions and enabling automated solutions for greater productivity. The solutions we deliver are usually short to mid-term in nature compared to Fintech solutions that are designed for long-term scalability. While we are one technology team, we have three sub-teams that own various tools and functionalities used to deliver automated solutions. Those sub-teams are as follows: Agile Automation, Robotics Process Automation (RPA), and BI Solutions.

We are looking for IT Application Engineer III who lead our Production support team and manage platform configuration, keeping the lights on (KTLO) and support services for automation use cases that are in productionc. This person leads the team of individuals who supports our accounting automations using third party applications such as Alteryx, RPA Blue Prism and OFA

The IT Application Engineer is a support lead who is responsible to work on supporting the automation of accounting business processes using Alteryx, AWS Technologies, Python Programming Language and RPA Blue Prism. The Support lead owns the technical operational support for the entire automation portfolio. The individual must work collaboratively with Agile Automation and RPA Program leadership, process optimization specialists, accounting process owners, subject matter experts and target system owners to meet our highest standards for quality and timely delivery of automation build and support services. The role focuses on long-term business technology objectives and targeted business outcomes by clarifying automation technology capabilities, assessing and mitigating security risks, ensuring platform scale, availability and stability, involve in automation development cycles and providing best-in-class support services. Additional responsibilities include internal control design, working with internal InfoSec and Fin-Sec team and implementation to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).

Once the automation use cases deployed into production environment, developer will hand over the use case to production support team.
The core competencies of the support lead is application management, systems analysis and incident management with a focus on process standardization, application configuration, business rules/logic, and data management. This person is team requires adequate technical skills to quickly address customer needs and provide analysis and remedies across a large volume of tasks. The critical success factors for this function are skilled application expertise, standardized intake, SLA management, application configuration best-practices and development, end-user training, and outstanding incident management engagement.
We require a candidate who has held similar positions in larger public companies or who has held similar position with a Big 4 consulting firm serving Fortune 500 clients for two or more years. Successful candidates will have the equivalent of 7+ years of professional experience implementing and supporting automated solutions using Alteryx, AWS Technologies and RPA BluePrism. This Person has 7-9 years of experience in Data Analytics, ETL Development, Reporting, Data Integration, Process Automation and Operations Delivery.

Basic Qualifications
  • Degree in computer science, finance, accounting or related field
  • 5 - 7 years of IT experience in Alteryx or RPA Blue Prism, design, operations and support teams in finance/accounting fields
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment similar to a high tech start-up with responsibility for leading direct reports and influencing teams in a matrixed environment
  • Provide technical contribution during solution, design, and architectural discussions; find and research ways to utilize the Python platform to gain efficiency, productivity and scale.
  • Partner with other developers, architects and QA engineers to design and build enterprise-ready Python, Alteryx, and RPA Blue Prism solutions.
  • Maintains highest standards for automation project delivery, including comprehensive work intake management, portfolio prioritization, resource planning and customer/ stakeholder alignment
  • Maintains highest standards for service delivery, including, systems analysis, procedure documentation and incident response communication
  • Maintains knowledge base of current best practices for accounting processes, accounting applications and the financial reporting architecture and design
  • Proactively identifies risks and implements mitigation plans
  • Synthesize business requirements with technology capabilities
  • Maintains highest levels of customer focus and results delivery
  • Dives deep, stay connected to details and permanently resolves issues
  • Works to improve interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in integration of application platform to the different upstream and downstream applications using rest APIs and application end points
  • Trouble ticket resolution for our core systems (RPA Blue Prism and Alteryx)
  • Month end close support.
  • Production Issue Fixing.
  • Application Upgrades.
  • Application Enhancements.
  • Server Administration (Alteryx Server Loads and Diagnostics).
  • Monitoring the Server Generic User Password Rotations.
  • Shared Folder management.
  • Ticketing System (CTI) Management.
  • Conducting Monthly Operate meetings and Office Hours.
  • GRC controls executions like SAS, GRC Next and Lambda violations.
  • MBA/Masters with technology/finance/accounting background preferred
  • Experience in building the Data Analytical platforms Python Pandas, Alteryx and RPA Blue Prism
  • Experience with AWS Technologies and Services
  • Experience in building automated solutions using Alteryx and RPA BluePrism
  • Working knowledge on .NET, C#, Java and R programming languages
  • ERP General Ledger and Reporting experience with one or more Fortune 500 companies
  • Basic working knowledge in accounting/finance/tax
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