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RPA: Applied Architect needed at Sanlam Group

Job title : RPA: Applied Architect

Job Location : Western Cape, Bellville

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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What will you do?

As an RPA Architect at Sanlam, you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing robotic process automation solutions that streamline business processes, enhance productivity, and optimize operational efficiency. You will be responsible for leading RPA projects or Initiatives from inception to implementation, ensuring that they align with our business goals and technology strategies.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Defining application and technical architecture structure, ensuring that it meets the business requirements and performance goals, that the technical direction is consistent with the client’s long-term direction
  • Leading application and technical architecture analysis, design, and implementation, to ensure that the solution fulfils the requirements
  • Transforming functional requirements into technical specifications by taking security, performance, maintainability, extensibility, scalability and availability into account
  • Collaborate with other Architects to ensure compliant component integration architecture delivers optimal performance
  • Reviewing application and technical architecture deliverables throughout the RPA Agile Development Life Cycle process to ensure quality and requirement traceability
  • Responsible for roadmap for future changes
  • Delivery of documentation, architectural diagrams and deliverables to Business and other Architects
  • Assist production support with deployment, backup, disaster recovery and system performance


  • Grade 12
  • Relevant IT Qualifications (IT Diploma or Degree) and Automation anywhere certifications will be a strong recommendation.


  • 5 years relevant experience in System and Architectural Design will be a strong recommendation.
  • Proven experience as an RPA Architect or similar role, with at least 5 years of hands-on experience in designing and implementing RPA solutions.
  • Experience in life assurance or broader financial services industry an advantage.
  • Leadership experience with the ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.


  • Strong leadership and project management skills, with the ability to lead and mentor a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.


  • Strong expertise in RPA tools such as UiPath, Automation Anywhere, or Blue Prism.
  • Excellent understanding of process automation, workflow design, and process optimization.
  • Solid knowledge of IT infrastructure, security, and data privacy best practices.
  • Expertise in Automation anywhere, including proficiency in bot development, integration, and platform features.
  • Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., C#, Python) and scripting.
  • Strong understanding of business process analysis, optimization, and transformation.

Personal Attributes

  • Manages complexity – Contributing through others
  • Optimises work processes – Contributing through others
  • Cultivates innovation – Contributing independently
  • Collaborates – Contributing independently

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