Senior Automation Designer

Stockholm or Gothenburg


We create the future of work to enable a more human world!

One of the most frequently addressed technology topics right now is how robots and AI will affect our working lives. Opportunities have never been greater for leveraging technology to simplify and streamline everyday life for businesses. At AKOA, we are at the center of digital change and are constantly moving towards new intelligent automation capabilities to help clients become more digital and efficient.

As the leading pure-play consulting firm in Sweden in the intelligent automation space, we are automation geeks who focus 100% on best-of-breed automation technologies. We hold the highest competence certificates and accolades on the leading automation platforms, our own AKOA Automation Cloud enables clients to kick-start their automation journeys and to easily consume the latest technology for faster ROI, and our solid and proven implementation methodology combined with our relentless commitment to exceeding our clients’ expectations has given us a very strong client base and ecosystem across all our markets.

Our obsession with human ingenuity sets us apart from other professional services firms. Our company culture and team support a professional, collaborative, and positive work environment. As a result, we are a strong team, passionate about our area of expertise and we are always striving for excellence while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. At AKOA, we create the future of work to enable a more human world.


About the job:

As Senior Automation Designer, you will work closely with our clients in selecting, analyzing, and optimizing business processes for IPA (Intelligent Process Automation). As such, you will become a crucial part of, and a trusted advisor in, our client’s digital transformation journey. In this role, you will often be responsible for a workstream of a project, or for the entire project delivery. Moreover, you will contribute to our growth by either identifying new business opportunities, by actively contributing to knowledge sharing or by acting as coach and sponsor for junior colleagues. In return, we offer the opportunity to create strong positive impact for clients across all industries, to constantly learn and develop new skills, and to be part of an amazing group of talented, passionate, curious, and encouraging colleagues!


Key responsibilities:

  • Advising clients on how to approach and implement automation for optimal impact
  • Running automation workshops and client training

  • Leading teams of developers and process analysts to successful deliveries

  • Evolving our ways-of-working within Automation Design

  • Evolving our Best Practices, Intellectual Capital, and Ways of Working

  • Upholding our position as the leading partner in IPA by consistently delivering excellence

To succeed in this role, you should have...

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience within e.g., technology consulting or project delivery and a proven talent for building report with stakeholders

  • A successful project management track record

  • The ability to facilitate discussions between IT and business

  • Hands on experience in process design (analysis, visualization, redesign) leveraging process

    visualization tools with notations (Astrakhan/ BPMN 2.0 or similar)

  • Applicable knowledge in process optimization theory (Six Sigma or similar)

  • Experience from working with business case models and visualizing process automation results

  • A passion for problem-solving, programming, and new technology

  • A reputation for learning fast, achieving targets, and working well in team settings

  • A logical mind and a ‘can do’ attitude

  • The ability to thrive in a multi-task environment

  • A degree from higher-level studies (B. A or M.sc)

  • Business proficiency in Swedish and English



You will crush it if you also have...

  • Hands-on experience with RPA or Intelligent Automation development leveraging platforms such as UiPath, Blue Prism, ABBYY or Automation Anywhere

  • Applicable knowledge from BPM/low code platform

  • ITIL/PM3 certification

  • Experience from working in, or establishing CoE

  • Experience from leveraging Scrum methodology and tools


To apply:

Submit your application including a CV and input on the below, or to career@akoa.com and include the following: 

  • Why are you interested in joining AKOA?
  • Why are you interested in becoming our next Senior Automation Designer?
  • When would you be available to start?

For questions regarding this role, please contact Consultant Manager Cecilia Clinch: cecilia.clinch@akoa.com

We aim to fill this position by June 2021, and applications will be reviewed continuously.

We look forward to receiving yours!