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Who we're looking for
We are looking for a CSA Configuration Analyst to join our busy team.  The CSA Configuration Analyst plays an important role in working with the Business to define, implement and deliver Automation.  The role includes configuration of relevant CSA toolsets including RPA, OCR, Machine Learning and other upcoming technologies
 
About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
 
We have around 4,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
 
The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a client solutions focussed role.
 
The team
The Configuration Analyst role sits within Schroders' Cognitive Science and Automation (CSA) Group. The group is responsible for Schroders' digital workforce – configuration, run, optimisation and related operational change. 
The group engages and collaborates with other business teams within Schroders such as compliance and risk, business consulting, data and insights, and Global Technology to identify, prioritise and automate business processes. Once automated, the group is responsible for the ongoing support and optimisation of the digital workforce.
 
What you'll do
Overview of role
 
The Configuration Analyst works closely with other group members and the Business to automate processes and deliver innovative technological solutions end-to-end. This CSA resource should ideally have strong configuration experience with relevant CSA toolsets, such as Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Machine Learning to: 
Understand user requirements and develop/configure and implement technological solutions
Design, build, test and implement process automation using RPA and other CSA toolsets available
Engage effectively with Business SMEs to understand and document the business requirements 
Engage effectively with multiple stakeholders across Technology and Business SMEs
Manage configuration project deliverables through the automation lifecycle
Analyse and solve complex business problems with speed and efficiency and develop technology solutions to these problems 
Collaborate with other team members to ensure configuration priorities are aligned to overall strategy and business need
Create Process Design and Solution Design Documents
Collaborate with the CSA Engagement Manger on process automation opportunity identification
 
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Experience with RPA tools (Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, UIPath)
Knowledge of programming, including scripting/coding, e.g. .NET (C#) and .NET framework application development, Python, VBS, JavaScript, SQL
Able to understand Business requirements and translate them into technical solutions
Experience with process analysis, design, and implementation; business and technical requirements; problem-solving; and system(s) testing, including UAT and bug fixes
Understand the importance of tracking, managing and documenting all configuration issues to ensure overall project cohesion and appropriate risk management
 
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Blue Prism Developer qualification
Professional experience in programming, including scripting/coding, e.g. .NET (C#) and .NET framework application development, JS,  VBS,  JavaScript, HTML, SQL
Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP)
Experience with cloud services, especially OCR & machine learning solutions (Textract, LUIS etc) 
Undergraduate degree in Science / Technology / Engineering
Basic understanding of Lean and Agile principles, frameworks and tools, and the ability to apply these principles in RPA solution design
Lean Six Sigma qualification
Familiarity with process improvement and transformation programmes of work
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking; carry out objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to inform decision making
 
What you'll be like
You are a self-starting person who can manage their own workload, as well a strong team player.  You are adaptable, flexible and collaborative, aware of cultural differences.  You enjoy a challenge, and you are happy to take the lead when needed.  You are curious about new technologies and have a strong desire to develop and learn.
 
We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.
 
Note to Agencies
Schroders does not accept speculative CV's from agencies. We do have a PSL who are invited to support us when required.  We only pay fees to agencies instructed to send CV's and are submitted through our recruitment portal.  We do not pay fees on speculative or unsolicited CV's sent to Schroders or Schroders employees and reserve the right to contact unsolicited CV's directly. 

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