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Phillips 66 Robotics Process Automation Technical Lead in Houston, Texas

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Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


The Robotics Process Automation Technical Lead is responsible for delivery of successful RPA projects, efficient and reliable solution operations, and technical compliance across the Corporate Staffs organization, in a fast-paced, Agile environment. The RPA Tech Lead will work at the enterprise level to enable self-service automation adoption, build organizational knowledge, explore novel RPA techniques, create technical standards, and evangelize RPA solutions in user communities.

Position can be based in Bartlesville, OK or Houston, TX.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Consult on project initiatives to explore technical solutions to novel and challenging RPA problems

  • Establish trust with business customers and evaluate requirements to propose best in class combination of automation technologies to solve business problems and optimize process

  • Design and develop new RPA solutions in conjunction with IT project teams according to standards and to meet the need for workflow automation according to requirements

  • Create business process maps and whiteboard solution designs with developers and customers

  • Maintain project onboarding and execution processes leveraging an agile Kanban methodology to deliver as a team while balancing business priorities and operational responsibilities

  • Evangelize RPA solutions and adoption in user communities across the organization leveraging diverse toolsets including Automation Anywhere, Alteryx, GoAnywhere, OCR, Power Automate, ServiceNow, Tableau, WinShuttle, and scheduling tools

  • Inventory and communicate value metrics, stories, and results to stakeholders across the enterprise

  • Steward and socialize RPA playbook documentation and use cases to facilitate appropriate utilization of automation technology across the enterprise

  • Establish service level objectives in conjunction with business and IT stakeholders

  • Create and maintain Automation Anywhere best practices and coding standards as well as establish governance with corporate and stream IT teams

  • Generate assurance through code review and governance processes that solutions are developed according to standard and can be operated reliably by enterprise resources

  • Build and execute training programs for new developers across RPA platforms and teams

  • Technical screening of supplemental and contract labor resources

  • Partner with IT technology suppliers and business partners that provide technologies, services, and support in the automation domain

  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationship with business and IT teams

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Sciences, or IT related

  • Ability and willingness to provide ad hoc emergency solution and platform support

  • 3 or more years of IT solution development experience

  • 1 or more years of experience developing and building RPA solutions with Automation Anywhere or Power Automate

  • 1 or more years of working experience with database technologies including MS SQL Server, Oracle, PostrgreSQL

  • 6 or more of months experience with data preparation tools including Microsoft Excel and Alteryx

  • 6 or more months of experience using self-service reporting tools including Tableau and Power BI


  • 1 or more years of experience developing solutions with scripting languages including Javascript and VBScript

  • 6 or more months of experience leveraging Azure Dev Ops for agile project execution and code deployment

  • Experience leveraging enterprise scheduling tools such as Control-M or Tidal for solution delivery

  • Exposure to managed file transfer technologies GoAnywhere, FTP, SFTP, AS2, etc.

  • Familiarity and understanding of application APIs including SOAP, REST, etc.

  • Familiarity and understanding of data integration and queuing technologies including ActiveMQ, Informatica, and MuleSoft or equivalent cloud native toolsets

  • Strong interpersonal skills, around problem and conflict resolution

  • Strong oral and written communication skills - business focused and able to communicate effectively & collaborate across organization levels

  • Ability to work independently, as contributor on a team, and take leadership roles when required

  • Effective time management, work prioritization, and escalation skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Focus on commitments and delivering results

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 20, 2021 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 54883

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Information Technology

Division : Information Technology

Technical Req : No