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  • Position Number: 2192504
  • Location: Remote
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:
This Role is available as a U.S Telecommuter

What you will do

Sun Life is building out its process automation capabilities, and expanding a US-based team to identify, configure, deploy and support bots and other solutions that can automate manual tasks, improve the client experience and allow our employees to focus on higher-value activities.
Sun Life is seeking an experienced Senior Robotics Automation Developer.

The successful candidate will join a high-performing team in delivering and supporting robotic process automations. Reporting to the Associate Director, Process Automation, the Senior Developer will be accountable for building new automation projects, creating prototypes, and enhancing and trouble-shooting new and deployed bots.

The Senior Developer is a member of the Robotics & Digital Enablement team within US Group Benefits Client Services. The role is responsible for helping to deliver agile process automation solutions across the US businesses, using a variety of tools and technologies.

Main Accountabilities:
  • Provide programming expertise in the analysis, design, and development of robotics automation applications
  • Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written and design, code, test, debug and document programs
  • Provide technical leadership for small to medium-scale projects
  • Provide technical support to Systems Analysts to ensure that project deliverables are met with high quality / low-defect builds
  • Provide technical consulting support on project or system issues
  • Develop in-depth understanding of core business processes and user needs
  • Identify conflicting business practices and integration issues, suggesting alternative solutions
  • Participate in business and IT project estimation activities
  • Help mentor new developers
  • Monitor and stay abreast of technological and operational changes that affect the activities and work processes of the organization

    What you will need to succeed:
  • An entrepreneurial mindset focused on providing business solutions that deliver concrete value to end users and clients
  • The ability to understand and optimize end-to-end business processes and user needs through targeted automations
  • Ability to work with ease across the organization from users, IT, partners and vendors
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to mentor and provide guidance to new developers
  • Eagerness to tackle new challenges, devise creative solutions, and learn new tools and technologies
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of people
  • Experience within the insurance industry would be an asset
  • Periodic travel may be required
  • Some project work may be required outside of regular office hours to support critical time lines and deliverables, as well as collaboration with Sun Life teams in other region

  • Required Education and Skills:
  • Bachelor Degree, Computer Science
  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • 2+ years of experience developing robotics automation solutions
  • Experience & certifications working with Pega Robotics, UI Path, Blue Prism or other larger vendor robotics automation vendor software platforms is required
  • Knowledge of .Net / Visual Studio required
  • Knowledge of C#, JavaScript, SQL highly desired
  • Knowledge of MS SQL, Oracle, Web-services desired
  • Agile Scrum certified
  • Knowledge of Lean process improvement practices

    What is in it for you?

  • Excellent benefits with generous vacation and sick time, 401K match, noncontributory retirement plan, Paid Family Medical Leave, sabbatical program and much more
  • Friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture
  • Our agile work environment allows our employees the flexibility to give and feel their best at work

    It is the policy of SLF U.S. that we will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles, and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered, without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, or other legally protected status, and we will ensure that all employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

    Sun Life Financial is a leading provider of group insurance benefits in the U.S., helping people protect what they love about their lives. More than just a name, Sun Life symbolizes our brand promise of making life brighter – for our customers, partners, and communities. Join our talented, diverse workforce and launch a rewarding career. Visit us at to learn more.

    At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

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    We're committed to making life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Our passion and purpose have fuelled us for more than 150 years. We're there for our Clients in the moments that matter most. We create opportunities to make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.


    We believe in harnessing your intellectual power and developing the best, brightest and most passionate people to serve our Clients.

    Diversity is our strength. We support an inclusive environment where you're a leader, collaborator, innovator and trusted partner.


    We're consistently recognized as a top employer. We offer competitive pay, a flexible and progressive benefits programs, total rewards, agile work environments and more.

    Year after year, we're named as one of the world's most sustainable organizations. We invest in preventing diabetes on a global scale and lead community-based programs to improve the lives of individuals and families where we all live and work.


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