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RPA Architect, permanent – full time, Porto, Portugal

May 26, 2021

Sodexo Business Services, based in Porto, Portugal, is looking for an RPA Architect.

About Sodexo Business Services

Sodexo was founded by Pierre Bellon in 1966 in Marseilles, France, and is the world leader in Quality of Life Services. The company operates in 64 countries with 420,000 employees who share the same passion for service being the 19th largest employer worldwide. 

In Sodexo’s pursuit of enhancing operational efficiency, Sodexo Business Services (SBS) was created in Porto in 2018. As a shared service center, SBS supports several countries across Europe with the processes of Record to Report (R2R), Order to Cash (O2C), Purchase to Pay (P2P), Master Data Management (MDM), Training and Continuous Improvement, among others. This is a fast-paced multinational environment with permanent growth and a lot of challenges, giving you the opportunity to join one of the world’s top-rated companies. We are searching for ambitious and skilled professionals to work according to the best practices and to be part of such an ambitious project.

Main assignments

  • Create from the scratch a new RPA Center of Excellence on a Shared Service Center to improve the productivity of the domains (O2C, R2R, P2P and MDM)
  • Analyze business processes in the domains above and identify & implement automation solutions
  • Analyze the business processes and identify automation opportunities and assess automation feasibility
  • Identify and communicate the technical infrastructure requirements to deploy automation solutions
  • Develop AS-IS and TO-BE process flows
  • Configure new RPA processes and objects using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand using UiPath
  • Create and maintain solution documentation
  • Problem-solve issues that arise in day to day running of with the RPA processes and provide timely responses and solutions as required
  • Work within project planning constraints and communicate any identified project risks
  • Support the Functional Teams during the UAT and rollout phases


  • Strong understanding of RPA concepts and market (2 years of robotic process automation experience)
  • Degree in computer science, information systems or equivalent
  • Proven technical experience in an IT programming development environment in UiPath technology
  • Experience in new development projects is highly preferred
  • Hands-on development experience in the programming languages/platforms - VB / C# / .NET
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages such as MS Excel (VBA scripting)
  • Experience in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Ability to understand the business process and create process flow diagrams. Finance accounting experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Agile Project Management is a plus.
  • Fluent in English

Additional information

  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Contract type: Permanent – full time
  • Closing date: 25 June 2021
  • Posted on: 26 May 2021

Send us your application to recruitment.SBS.Portugal@sodexo.com with the subject "RPA Architect (M/F) Porto"

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Contact the Porto recruitment team

Email us at: recruitment.SBS.Portugal@sodexo.com

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