Senior Associate, Automation Engineer @ KPMG - Irvine, CA

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2 months ago

Senior Associate, Automation Engineer

KPMG - Irvine, CA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, Automation Engineer to join our BRG, Operations organization.


  • Manage/monitor Automation Anywhere control rooms (v11 and A360 platforms) and client services daily and notify the support team of any BOT issues; monitor the windows infrastructure (terminal, application, control room, web servers, etc. and related services)
  • Lead/manage resolution of infrastructure issues with internal and external IT teams; develop the automation to execute the tasks or processes as specified in the requirements and design documents; review incremental progress with a process subject matter professional to validate functionality and course correct as needed
  • Migrate automation codes between multiple environments to facilitate testing; adhere to the bot delivery/governance framework and performs change control/ production code migration post approvals; maintain user and bot accesses in the Automation anywhere control room as approved by system and process owners
  • Establish/Monitor code version control through tools like SVN; perform scheduled maintenance activities such as server reboot & software/security patching; support the development and maintenance of training plans and other documentation
  • Partner with other team members to perform a seamless transition of support during time zone rotation; work with vendor teams and troubleshoot platform issues; complete end to end functionality testing with test data; validate functionality testing and results with process subject matter professional and adjust as needed
  • Maintain proficiency on Automation tools including recommendations, processes and procedures, and track enhancements; contribute to reference architecture definition and maintenance as well in improving standards, guidelines, and leading practices; seek and build relationships to enhance delivery and better understand, identify, and work through issues


  • Minimum three years of recent experience in delivery of IT systems, SDLC, scripting, MS tools, basic development tools, languages, and best practices, preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment; recent experience on RPA platforms such as Automation Anywhere, or Ui Path; and recent experience on tools such as Jenkins, Docker
  • Minimum two years of recent experience on Cloud/DevOps technologies such as Azure, AWS, OpenStack and testing tools such as Spirent Avalanche, Commander, or Service Now
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related field
  • Prior experience working in a production support environment providing On-Call support
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of automation solutions which leverage best suited methodologies, practice and experience with automation concepts, tools (such as Automation Anywhere, Ui Path, or others) and SDLC preferred
  • Solid experience with end-to-end application testing, defect management, change and release management and escalation processes

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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