Automation Developer

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Start developing, scheduling, and running practical automation that reduces daily stress with RunMyJobs’ intuitive processes and chains.


Automation Developer – New to RunMyJobs, whose primary responsibilities include interacting with RunMyJobs to develop, automate, and schedule processes

Possible job titles – Automation Specialist; Automation Subject Matter Expert (SME)

RunMyJobs Automation Developer: Fundamentals Learning Program

This Learning Program consists of 3 courses, made up of 10 lessons. Each course includes an exercise workbook, with step-by-step practice exercises, a quiz to assess understanding, and a downloadable supplemental training guide for future reference.

Course 1: Navigate

This course demonstrates how to efficiently navigate RunMyJobs and how to access additional help and resources.

Lesson Objectives
User Interface Navigation & Settings 

Learn the user interface, its functionality, and identify all primary areas of navigation, and learn how to access and adjust user settings.

Filter and Search 

Learn how to use filters and search functions, like the IntelliSearch, to easily find information.

Help and Resources 

Learn how to access the integrated help, online guides and technical documents, tutorial videos, and the Redwood Support Portal.

Training Resources 

Course Quiz
Exercise Workbook
Supplemental Training Guide

Course 2: Automate

This course demonstrates how to create basic automation within RunMyJobs, including how to define and manage process definitions and chains.

Lesson Objectives
Process Definitions 

Learn how using a naming convention ensures quick and easy object identification; how process definitions define tasks, how to use built-in processes, and how to create new definitions.


Learn how to use chains to build process workflows and how to set input or output parameters.

Training Resources 

Course Quiz
Exercise Workbook
Supplemental Training Guide

Course 3: Schedule

This course demonstrates how to efficiently use scheduling functionalities.

Lesson Objectives
Submit Wizard and Process Monitor 

Learn how to submit process definitions and chains for immediate and scheduled execution and how to manage the status of process execution.

Parameters and Constraints 

Learn how to assign, use, and pass parameters in process definitions and chains, including setting default values and parameter constraints to avoid data mismanagement.

Process Servers and Queues 

Learn how process servers and queues control how and where processes run, including how they are used to manage priority and load balancing across multiple systems.

Time Windows and Submit Frames 

Learn how to enable sophisticated, rule-based process scheduling using time windows and submit frames.

Locks and Events 

Learn how to coordinate and control the flow and execution of processes using locks and events.

Training Resources 

Course Quiz
Exercise Workbook
Supplemental Training Guide