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Job #: R-00090194
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Range: $90,000-$100,000 salary

Job Description
The 1901 Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an Automation Engineer to work in our Blacksburg, VA office.  This is an exciting opportunity to support the design, development, and maintenance of automation technologies to drive improved efficiency across the company.  You will plan and change existing technology so that it needs less human interaction and monitor the performance of the changes to measure ROI.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Identify and design automation solutions for internal use and external customers to include but not limited to RPA bots, process flow, reporting, and related hardware/software solutions
•    Communicate with internal and customer stakeholders about automation opportunities and requirements
•    Evaluate automation opportunities to determine feasibility and ROI and make recommendations on priority of incoming requests
•    Document automations and provide training to users on automations developed
•    Research and stay current on potential automation technologies and solutions
•    Recommend automation technologies for inclusion in 1901’s technology capabilities

Basic Qualifications
BS in Computer Science or related field
•    Minimum 1-2 years of experience as a UiPath RPA Developer
•    5 years total work experience
•    Demonstrable experience as a Robotic Process Automation Developer using RPA technologies, particularly with UiPath.
•    Experienced with UiPath Orchestrator administration, process automation management, monitoring, and troubleshooting 
•    Solid background as a Software Developer and within software development
•    Extensive experience and understanding in amending code, testing, and ensuring all best practices are satisfied prior to deployment
•    Experienced in process analysis, specification, and solution design
•    Experienced in writing/interpreting PDDs (Process Definition Documents), and SDDs (Solution Design Documents)
•    Excellent communication and collaboration skills
•    Excellent problem-solving skill and sound decision-making skills
•    Demonstrated self-confidence, ability to interface across the organization and with customers
•    Strong customer facing experience

Preferred Qualifications
•    UiPath RPA Developer Associate/Advanced Certified
•    Experienced in VB.NET, PowerShell, Python, SQL
•    IAT Level II Certified / Able to obtain IAT Level II Certification
•    Experienced in modeling using MS Visio / Lucidcharts or similar tools
•    Drive and desire to learn and become a SME (Subject Matter Expert) in Robotic Process Automation
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Independent and willing to take initiative
•    Able to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment

Range: $90,000-$100,000 salary

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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