Automation Engineer

As an Automation Engineer, you’ll be a critical member of a growing team with opportunities to learn and advance your career. This role will be an Agile team member and will work directly with customers to improve the efficiency of business processes by implementing automated solutions. The Automation Engineer will build and implement automated solutions to achieve desired ROI outcomes.

The ideal candidate will engage in every phase of the delivery lifecycle from business process identification through configuring, testing, and deploying solutions. This role will leverage Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technologies to address evolving customer goals and objectives.

Embrace and demonstrate the VerticalApps Core Values:

1. Be Proactive

2. Lead by Service

3. Grow Through Learning

4. Trust Through Transparency

5. Think Big Picture

  • Collaborate with customers to identify and document business process automation opportunities.

  • Evaluate potential business process automation projects for viability and make implementation recommendations.

  • Build high quality, efficient, and maintainable automation scripts to automate business processes.

  • Demonstrate the automation of business processes to customers, coordinate transition to business owners, and provide operational support.

  • Champion the use of Agile principles and practices to build a culture of trust, continuous improvement, and delivery within the team.

  • Test and debug products to meet quality expectations and acceptance criteria.

  • Actively participate in improving products by performing quality reviews.

  • Ensure compliance with customer and VerticalApps policies & procedures, safety, state, and federal laws, regulations, and standards.


  • Business process analysis and optimization preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and Agile team members.

  • Able to adjust quickly to changing priorities and execute in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to solicit requirements.

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • High-level of flexibility, creativity, and innovation.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working under pressure.

  • Ability to deliver multiple tasks and responsibilities.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • US citizenship required.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • 1+ years experience with one of the      following:

  • RPA technologies such as UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, WorkFusion or other automation tool. (UiPath will be used for this engagement)

  • Automated testing experience (Selenium)

  • MS Office macro development

  • Jenkins automation server

  • BPRM technologies such as Appian or Sharepoint workflows

  • Any GUI based automation tool or application

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