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Specialist Developer – Kofax, OCR/Smartform and Workflow Automation

Oriskany, New York

Job Description

Specialist Developer – Smart Tech, OCR, ICR, Smartform and Workflow Automation


The Performance Excellence & Continuous Process Improvement Department within our CSD (Client Service Delivery) group is an exciting team of business reengineering professionals sitting alongside a team of core technologists dedicated to a commitment of excellence to our clients. Our team is growing, and we need senior technologists to help shape the direction of the team. We hold a high bar and expect developers to create solutions that are modular, re-useable, scalable, and supportable.

The successful candidate to this position will first and foremost be a creative thinker, well grounded in Object Oriented software development, and have an entrepreneurial mindset focused on automation projects that will aim to mimic human interaction on a document or system and can capture, interpret and process transactions across multiple digital systems making processes run better, faster and more efficient by:

-eliminating non-value-added work and risky UDT’s (user-defined technology solutions).

-Increasing scalability and flexibility with greater accuracy, ensuring a zero defect environment.

-eliminating swivel-chair integration between 2 systems (e.g., copy-paste functions that transfer data from one-system to another due to a lack of a formal interface)

-automating and improving manual and rule-based, repetitive, computer-based tasks.


Experience in Architecting a solution using multiple technologies is needed.

S/He will work within the team and with other internal business groups.

S/he will be able to represent the technology at the most basic level, as well as synthesize design choices to decision-makers.

S/He will provide transparency in all things and open and honest feedback to managers and teammates alike.


In this role you'll be a critical member of a fast-paced cross-functional startup team and must thrive in a high energy, time-constrained, multitasking environment.
We are seeking an engineer with advanced experience in computer vision, embedded systems, machine learning, and possibly mobile development.

-Apply machine learning to multi-sensor data including images
-Design, develop, and test computer vision algorithms for applications.
-Perform software design, coding, integration and testing


Consults with internal business groups to provide appropriate application software development services or technical support. Analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs using BNY Mellon's standard development methodology. Works with internal business groups on implementation opportunities, challenges, and requirements of various applications. Analyzes information and provides recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group. Contributes to defining time tables and project plans. Analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs. Takes lead for establishing, implementing and monitoring 'best practices' for technical development methodologies and tools. Proposes innovative, creative technology solutions. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.



Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, 6-8 years of experience in software development required.

Requires knowledge of computer science fundamentals, object oriented programming techniques, and the software development life cycle, as we develop solid repeatable solutions.

Looking for experience with OCR – Optical Character Recognition, ICR – Intelligent Character Recognition, Machine learning, Workflow development and/or Smart forms.

Training will be provided, however, a core foundation in automating processes, regardless of the technique or solutions leveraged in the past, and an aptitude to explore new solutions is the cornerstone for what we are looking for.   




For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-Oriskany
Internal Jobcode: 45144
Job: Operations
Organization: Operations & Shared Technology-HR13644
Requisition Number: 1811948