Bristol Myers Squibb Lead, Cognitive Process Automation in Princeton, New Jersey


  • Lead Solution Design, Service Delivery and end-to-end oversight for all Robotics Process Automation projects for 2-3 named business functions.

  • Areas include – Prioritization / Sequencing, RPA roadmap and blueprints, and Service Delivery across Development projects, ongoing Support and Maintenance.

  • Collaborate with Lean Six Sigma, Business and Vendor teams to “Reimagine and Simplify Process”, and identify opportunities for Automation.

  • Lead teams assigned to RPA IT projects including BMS employees, and vendor resources

  • Collaborate with IT Business Partners for enterprise functions and business teams, and provide technical advice as necessary

  • Govern all RPA Build and Run engagements with IT, Business stakeholders, and Vendor Leads

  • Deliver projects within cost and time budgets

  • Provide technical assistance to teams with a bias for “problem solving” and “finding solutions”

  • Build and Mentor team of RPA technologists, and groom them to evolve as technical-functional SMEs

  • Design, approve and maintain RPA IT standards for development and run, in conformance with BMS’ existing standards on SDLC and IT security.

  • Lead initiative to build re-useable scripts, assets and artefacts that can be used across RPA projects, and can be leveraged with least effort to other RPA tools (inter-operability)

  • Facilitate trainings and product familiarization sessions for business users and IT on an as needed basis

  • Collaborate with Agile Methods, DevOps and Enterprise Architecture teams to instill speed, precision and automation in RPA program delivery

  • Share industry best practices. Continuously explore new tools, engage with product vendors on product roadmaps and PoCs, and evaluate their technology’s relevance / effectiveness for BMS. Continuously share market intelligence with IT / Business colleagues.

  • Develop framework to leverage existing artifacts of Processes / Process Models in other BPM tools, use automation to create “User Journeys”, and use them as inputs to build RPA design



  • 12+ years of work experience in leading Business IT Applications, Digital technologies, and Platform implementation. 2+ years’ experience in directly leading RPA programs across tools such – Automation Anywhere, Workfusion, Blueprism,, RAGE UiPath, IBM Watson, Microsoft (Cognitive), or Open Source tools.

  • Experienced in delivery of front-end applications integrated with Enterprise Platforms (such as SAP / Salesforce) would be valuable. Such front-end applications can include – RPA, Workflow (such as Software AG’s ARIS, or Pega’s OpenSpan), Machine Learning, or Chatbots. This knowledge should be reflected in understanding of enterprise platforms and its data sets. Exposure to integrating S/4 Hana platform will be seen as a strength.

  • Delivered IT projects to any of business functions such as – Finance & Accounting, Procurement / Sourcing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and HR.

  • Passion for Digital technologies, experiment with them, and independent perspectives on their impact on enterprises / consumers

Ideal Candidates Would Also Have:

  • Experience in building CoE in RPA / Machine Learning / Chatbots / Automation at a Consulting or Client organization.

  • Good understanding of concepts such as - Total Automation; Straight Through Processing; Design Thinking; and Lean Process Modelling

  • Currently working at a Big 4, IT consulting, or end-user organization.

  • Experience in working with Biotech / Pharma / Healthcare / manufacturing industries will help candidate to come up the learning curve quickly. However, it should not be seen as a limitation.

  • Led direct and virtual teams

Other qualifications:

  • Under-graduate degree in Engineering or Sciences

  • Desirable : certification in RPA tools

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.