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RPA Architect (Remote) Job

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

In this role, you will be accountable for defining, developing, assessing, approving and delivering complex and innovative solutions to enhance retail and wholesale capabilities across the BJ’s Wholesale Club by utilizing and deploying robotic systems. As we progress into a more digital world, this position will need to provide inputs into the Retail & Digital strategy. This person will act as a Subject Matter Expert for the technology and associated processes related to Robotics and Automation Systems, will ensure that good practices are embedded across BJ’s Wholesale Club.  This person will be responsible for design and architectural governance of the UI Path platform as well as developing detailed knowledge of the automation product’s usage within the organization. In this role, you will utilize an RPA toolset to deliver business value.  Working side-by-side with RPA Business Analysts and developers, you will take ideas and propositions voiced from internal business groups, and innovate them into business solutions. Maintaining UI Path, patching, upgrades, and lifecycle management of the UI Path product will be regular job duties.



  • Plans, conducts and directs the analysis of business problems to be solved with automated systems
  • Designs, defines, evaluates, tests, debugs and implements complex system requirements in support of various functional areas
  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility. Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Ensures these products or technical environments are optimally integrated with the rest of the technological environment and consistent with best practices
  • Solid understanding of the hosting operating system, configuration of the UI Path product, implementation of robotic processes in adherence of IT General Controls frameworks, IT architecture strategies and best practices and desktop execution environments needed to make the robotic processes successful
  • Demonstrated experience with the UI Path product developing automation processes
  • Robotics Process Automation (RPA) technology. UI Path is required
  • LEAN management techniques
  • Participate in Quarterly Business Reviews with UiPath and BJ’s leadership


Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Due to the nature of this role in dealing with specific technical knowledge on an on-going basis, the position requires (and not limited to):

  • Serve as the leader for UiPath / RPA Solutions.
  • Work closely with the RPA developers, business analysts, and scrum master to deliver solutions.
  • Works with BJ’s Team Members on how to deploy UiPath in their environment including identifying licenses, applications, approaches, deployment options, and maintenance approaches.
  • Design automation processes as per the operational needs of an organization
  • Script and coding in any RPA tool to resolve automation issues
  • Review the code and the design and provide expertise in the development, and integration of systems
  • Configure new automation with efficient and easily understandable automation tools
  • Document the automation procedures
  • Work with Business process director on prioritizing with business, establishing governance & RPA adherence
  • Analyze current business processes in scope for automation and robotics
  • Provides guidance on how to measure business value from bots.
  • Drive the RPA Center of Excellence on process best practices and code review
  • Collaborate with internal IT partners to set up and maintain RPA technical infrastructure
  • Participate in training business on the use of RPA technologies and in automation best practice
  • Participate in technical discussions and develop strategies to solve technical challenges
  • Mentor RPA developers on coding standards, best practices, tool usage and problem solving


Education & Experience:

  • 3 years of RPA technologies i.e. UiPath, BluePrism
  • 8+ years Process Analysis, Design, and Implementation, Business and Technical requirements, Problem-Solving, and System(s) Testing, including UAT and Bug fixes
  • Suggested Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (preferably computer science) or equivalent experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge and experience support projects using agile methodologies
  • Completion of UiPath Solution Architect Foundation and/or UiPath Certification a plus



BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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