Automation Architect

June 12, 2024

Automation Architect


  • Permanent
  • IN-Tamil Nadu-Chennai
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About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function :

BNL Robotics Center Of Excellence has the responsibilities of the following activities:

Ø  the development of Automated processes

Ø  the run of the robots respecting the Business SLA agreed

Ø  to work closely with the business to identify areas of application of innovative technologies aimed at automating banking processes (Robotic & Intelligent Process Automation) with a view to improving the quality of services and making processes more efficient

Ø  to evolve the ecosystem of Robotics Process Automation, integrating new technologies and tools

Currently the software used by the CoE are: Blueprism, RPA Supervisor (C-TWO), Appian

Job Title:

Automation Architect





Business Line / Function:

Robotics Center of Excellence

Reports to:


ISPL ADM Manager


(if applicable)



Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Ensure the proper functioning of the run of the robots and the respect of the Business SLA.  Organize the corrective maintenance activities in coherence with the SLA of the processes. Support the evaluation of the design of the new robots and the planning of evolutions activities. Support the evaluation of the respect of the best Practices of the BNL CoE and the quality of the code and of the documentation of the robots.

Drive the classification of maintenance tickets to address actions for the continuous improvement of the automated processes (LEAN methodology)

Analyze business needs to evolve existing processes

Design and implement automation solutions using Blueprism, Appian and other technologies, Python, Power-automation …)

Support the production of reports of Run activities

Support the continuous dialogue and exchange of information with the other IT maintenance teams to improve the maintenance activities


Direct Responsibilities

Be the leader of the technical team that support the BNL Robotic CoE Run activities. Organize the second level support team. Drive the taking in charge of new/modified robots checking the respect of best practices and documentation. Respond directly to the BNL CoE Run Chapter Leader. Ensure the respect of the Business SLA in the support activities.

Contributing Responsibilities

Support the Design Authority in the definition of the strategies for the evolution of the ecosystem of the Intelligent Automation

Support the evolution of BNL Coe ecosystem, of the Best Practices for Run and Development activities

Support BNL CoE Run Chapter Leader in the optimization of the Run Activities

Technical & Behavioural Competencies

·         Fundamental skills:

o    knowledge of automated process architectures 

o    knowledge of automation tools BluePrism

·         Important skills

o    knowledge of at least one of the following languages: VB, .NET, C#, Java

o    Knowledge of abstract classes, interfaces, mastery of the object paradigm

o    Knowledge of MS SQL Server relational databases technology

o    Knowledge of Requirements Collection, Analysis, Design, Development and Test activity

o    Knowledge of the reference architectures and main integration issues

o    Continuous improvement approaches (Lean methodology)

o    Knowledge of how systems are monitored and maintained

·         Basic knowledge of:

o    knowledge of other automation tools: Selenium, Appian, Power Automate

o    knowledge of Appian technologies

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Has at least five years of automation design and development experience, with three years of experience in developments with RPA Blueprism technology

– Has Blueprism Certifications (required)

– Has Appian Certification (preferred)

– Has experience in functional analysis and design of IT solutions

– Excellent knowledge of the Office package

– Problem Solving techniques

– Project Management techniques

– Knows the SQL language for querying databases

– Has knowledge of host-mainframe and/or open technologies/architectures

– Holds a master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Management Engineering or similar, preferably with Robotics skills


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Organizational skills


Client focused

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to inspire others & generate people’s commitment

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

Blueprism Certification (Mandatory)

Appian Certification (Preferable)

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