Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Sr Scientist - BPM Appian Developer in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Sr Scientist - BPM Appian Developer

Date:Feb 8, 2019

Location:Winston-Salem, NC, US


Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We’re a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At RAI, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other’s growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.

At the RAI companies you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.

This position is within Reynolds American Services Company—a subsidiary that provides support services, including compliance, HR, law, finance, information management, and more to all of the subsidiaries of RAI.

Position Description:

The Sr. Scientist - Business Process Management (BPM) Appian Developer will contribute to the implementation of business processes within the Appian BPM platform to facilitate business process design, analysis, automation and optimization. The individual will be responsible for collaborating with contracted Appian developers to gather requirements, design, develop and support of the BPM Appian applications. The individual will also be responsible for creation of supporting technical documentation. They may also assist with Appian application training materials as needed. The individual must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish collaborative relationships. He/she must be capable of grasping technical information, systems, and business processes quickly. They must also be capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously with extreme attention to detail.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Work with process owners and BPM Team to identify business needs and gather business requirements

  • Design, develop, modify and support Appian BPM applications alongside contracted Appian developers.

  • Design/Develop test strategies, test cases, test scenarios and test data in an Agile development environment to ensure high quality and on time deployment of business processes within the Appian platform

  • Execute manual and automated testing of business process applications

  • Support reporting requirements related to process improvements

  • Deliver projects in Agile software development methodology

  • Work closely with IT teams to design and implement integrations with other existing platforms

  • Create supporting technical documentation

  • Encourage development and use library of reusable Appian components that can be leveraged across other projects

  • Assist in creation of business process training for effective implementation and compliance

  • Work collaboratively with external Appian development partners to successfully implement Appian applications

Position Qualifications: Knowledge and Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related field

  • Have a strong understanding of Java, object-oriented principles, and databases

  • Understanding and experience in Business Process Management concepts and best practices

  • Experience with process modeling tools such as Visio

  • Experience in Agile development methodology

  • Ability to master the use of new software applications and programming languages

  • The ability to interpret software user business requirements in clear software functionality requirements to achieve desired outcomes

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • Ability to creatively and accurately test software solutions in a fast-paced, Agile/Scrum development environment

  • Understanding of business process modeling techniques and best practices

  • Understanding of process improvement practices

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Effective training/coaching skills

  • Strong organizational skills with a commitment to meeting project deadlines and expectations while ensuring overall quality of outputs and delivery

  • Ability to work seamlessly in a team environment and independently in area of expertise

  • Ability to respond effectively to new information, situations and individuals

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:

  • 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package

  • Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service

  • Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave

  • Confidential personal financial counseling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers

  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care advocacy service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

  • Extensive training opportunities


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.

Onlyapplicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.



Nearest Major Market:Winston-Salem

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