Lead Engineer – 1, Automation Engineering

Job Description

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Job Description

Bring your passion and talent to our stage and share our PepsiCo vision to be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business

PepsiCo IT exists to shape, create and deliver technology capabilities to accelerate PepsiCo’s growth. Our vision is to power PepsiCo with the best talent and technology in the world. To achieve this vision, our team spans a wide range of IT capabilities. We partner with every PepsiCo business function – consumer insights, marketing & innovation, sales & eCommerce, supply chain & operations, and all back-office functions – to increase business value through new technology and digital solutions.

India will be a global IT Technology Hub for PepsiCo. The global IT Technology Hub in India will play a significant role in the delivery of IT services across all five of our global capability teams:

  • Chief Technology Office (CTO)
  • Global IT Operations
  • Global Information Security
  • Global Development & Delivery
  • Strategy, Planning & Transformation
PepsiCo CTO’s mission is to drive the technology strategy and deliver innovative solutions using leading edge, state-of-the-art digital platforms and modern infrastructure to transform the way PepsiCo makes its products, moves the products across many geographies, and sells them in diversified markets. We push the boundaries of what is possible by leveraging some of the emerging technologies. PepsiCo CTO team is considered as the internal trusted advisor to the business teams globally. Leaders in this organization have rich consulting, management and technology delivery experience, who are also great mentors for many employees.

The CTO team brings the entrepreneurial spirit and speed of a startup company to innovate and solve real business challenges that are diverse, complex, and unique due to the global nature of PepsiCo’s business. These high-value innovations are delivered through internal teams as well as a partner eco-system of start-ups, academic institutions as well as large technology firms. CTO team members work with incubators and curated startup companies on a regular basis.

The CTO team delivers solutions leveraging leading-edge technologies in the areas of a) Big Data & advanced analytics using Teradata, HANA Enterprise, Hadoop, and Microsoft Azure Analytics, b) Artificial Intelligence (AI) using Machine Learning, Deep Learning, computer vision technologies for video, image, text, and voice analytics using programming languages such as R, python, Tensorflow, and GPU hardware for compute intensive applications, c) Internet of Things platforms (Cloud and Edge computing), d) Intelligent automation using RPA (UIPath), e) Augmented Reality using Apple ARkit and Android ARCore, f) Wearable devices & applications for hands free factory and warehouse operations, g) Blockchain for food safety and supply chain visibility, h) modern mobile application platforms, and i) modern infrastructure using hybrid multi-cloud environments and state-of-the-art collaboration and communication platforms. The CTO team also leverages agile development tools and processes (DevOps, Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery pipelines, etc.).

If solving sticky business problems using technology is your passion, PepsiCo CTO team provides unique opportunities to individuals like you. We invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come and join our team.

Within the function, Automation Engineer responsible for the development, testing, implementation and maintenance of new and existing automation processes. You will be exposed to a wide array of business applications that get tied together with our robots, and will create value for the organization by automating business tasks.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deploy Robotics Process Automation (RPA) solutions using UIPath platform
  • Strong hands-on UiPath RPA-BOT development and production deployment experience in multiple projects
  • Configure robotics processes and objects using core workflow principles in an efficient way; ensure they are easily maintainable and easy to understand
  • Maintain proper documentation (Process Design and Solution Design Documents-PDD, SDD) for the solutions, test procedures and scenarios during UAT and Production phase
  • Experienced with agile development methodology (i.e. Safe Agile)
  • Coordinate with process owners and business to understand the as-is process and design the automation process flow.
  • Works collaboratively with test teams during the Product test and UAT phases to fix assigned bugs with quality.
  • Reports status, issues and risks to tech leads on a regular basis
  • Improves skills in automation products by completing automation certification.
  • Understand existing processes and facilitate change requirements as part of a change control process
  • Basic DBMS skills and SQL skills.
  • Exporsure to advanced automation skills such as document processing using OCR, Computer vision.
  • Exposure to machine learning techniques and understanding of various models
  • Good exposure to error handling and recovery strategies.
  • Exposure to mainframe systems and remote applications like Citrix.

Key Competencies Required:
  • Must be a team player, ability to work to balance between multiple deliverables.
  • Excellent Communicator

Key Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering with process analysis, requirements gathering and programming background
  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands-on development experience with a solid understanding of programming concepts
  • Solid programming background, preferably in VB, C#, .NET
  • 1+ years of relevant hands-on automation experience using Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, and or UiP ath
  • Exposure to MS Azure cloud
  • Good understanding of various automation components and features available in Robotics Products and hand-on experience on UiPath
  • Understands development methodology and lifecycle

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular