Career Opportunity

Automation Lead

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Information Technology




New Jersey


United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. 
At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview


Automation Lead will be part of Automation COE contributing towards the support and development of automation solutions using Uipath, Azure Automation & Assist Edge

Based in Nutley, NJ, this lead role will be working in partnership with other technical resources  as well business partner in NA, responsible for implementation of new automation use-cases and day to day support activities. As a Ralph Lauren Automation Lead, you will be a part of a growing community that is Global in scope and operates across all of Ralph Lauren’s regions & application disciplines.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Works as an Automation Subject Matter Expert with the user community and other technology leads.


·        Defines and implements best business practices, adhering to the business standards for the Automation technology


·        Identify process improvements opportunities across multiple lines of business with specific emphasis on Robotic Process Automation, chatbots or other automation methods.


·        Analyze and document current business processes and gather business requirements from subject matter experts.


·        Lead and develop Automation solution for the identified usecases


·        Experience working with stakeholders around the world in different timezones


·        Identifies costs, benefits, risks, and alternatives in proposed system designs and their impact on the integration with other systems and SAP modules


·        Troubleshoots Automation application problems and proposes optimal resolutions


·        Act as direct liaison with various  troubleshooting, business process mapping and automation system enhancements


·        Ensuring deliverables using Global development capability


·        Contribute towards best practices for CoE to optimize development efforts


Experience, Skills & Knowledge



Professional Skills:


      Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented with ability to handle multiple priorities


·        Experience with managing team/direct reports


·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills


·        Must have proven ability to support multiple projects on an aggressive timeline


·        Knowledge of automation on the Enterprise (Corporate Processes)


·        Must have “can do” attitude and be able to work independently


·        Strong time management skills


·        Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities on assigned tasks.


·        Ability and willingness to learn


·        Serve as a primary technical point of contact to discuss new requirements and provide knowledge of development environments and processes




 IT  IT Experience


Experience with leading Uipath RPA development and 2 yrs of Azure Automation Experince




·        Bachelor’s degree or  work experience with specialized leadership training and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and education


·        Must posses’ core strength in Automation Technologies specifically UiPath & Aure Automation for Chatbot development


·        Prior experience with Python, C#, .net development will be desirable


Experience in Retail and/or Fashion Industry is a huge plus


·        Experience in Global Implementation will be a plus


·        Excellent communication (both written & verbal), presentation and business relationship skills


·        Experience with managing teams & business partners across the globe desired





Automation Lead