Operations Automation Specialist (Ref: KHOAS)
Remuneration: Negotiable

Position in the Information Technology sector in Rosebank - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 12 July 2021
Job Description:

Our client, a technology leader serving financial and regulated industries, seeks suitably qualified Operations Automation Specialist to join their ever-growing team.

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Main job function

The successful candidate is to administer, build and monitor existing and new job automation for the organization and complete monthly customer service projects according to instructions within established SLA timeframes for multiple customers 

Key Responsibilities

Work with enterprise level orchestration tools to improve job automation

Maintain and manage automation tools (MoveIt!, Jams, Activebatch and other job scheduling software)

Lead and provide technical guidance to operations teams

Perform analysis on operations trends, case reports, and exception reports

Establish baselines and develop action plans for problem resolution

Review work orders to determine job specifications and operational requirements as it relates to automation

Evaluate and recommend software tools

Create prototype and template software modules to improve operational efficiency

Build, test and activate new jobs into production

Participate in building a “Center of Excellence” to standardize best practices in job configuration and execution

Act as project manager for internal technical improvement projects


Degree or College Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent work experience is required


Experience in enterprise orchestration (job scheduling) tools (preferably MoveIt! JAMS, Active batch)

Experience developing and maintaining software with scripting languages like PowerShell and VBScript

Experience evaluating and implementing operations software packages

Experience managing/manipulating data using Microsoft SQL Server

Experience with document processing and delivery is an asset

Experience in promotion between QA, UAT and Production environments is an asset

Experience working in the financial industry (high accuracy environment) is an asset

Work experience in enterprise level job scheduling tools

Demonstrated work experience in developing and optimizing workflows

Work experience as an Analyst in an IT production environment

Strong commitment to quality and customer service

Review work orders to determine job specifications and operational requirements

Overtime/weekend work may be required

Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson