• Automation Engineer - Mid

    Job ID 2018-2973
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Reston
    Category
    Engineering (non IT)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    NCI: As a Mid-level Automation Engineer who is passionate about learning and artificial intelligence, you will develop solutions using automation technologies as part of a team of developers and engineers working in an Agile environment. You will be challenged and tasked with leveraging your automation prowess to assist NCI with the launch of Shai™, our new Machine Learning platform. This is a great opportunity to create dynamic, state-of-the-art software applications utilizing cutting-edge AI technologies in a DevSecOps environment. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.

     


    Highlights of Responsibilities:

     

    • Implement custom automation workflows for our clients
    • Debug and triage issues related to infrastructure and initial testing configurations
    • Work with multiple stakeholders in a timely fashion
    • Integrate test plans into test infrastructure
    • Use software development programs and operating systems for daily operation and development
    • Define new techniques and best practices for all areas of robotic process automation
    • Provide feedback to product and development teams to help improve our in house process automation tools
    • Document process, procedures, and training materials for staff and stakeholders
    • Attend daily stand-up and periodic team meetings

    Qualifications

    Requirements: 

     

    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related degree
    • Minimum 4 years experience in Information Technology at an Agile envirnment
    • Minimum 4 years experience writing automation scripts (Ruby, JavaScript, or similar)
    • Proficient with integration testing and tools like Selenium
    • Ability to understand large scale software & system architecture
    • Able to communicate technical issues with technical & non-technical stakeholders
    • Experience in one of the following programming languages: JavaScript, Python, Java, Ruby
    • Experience with Atlassian Tools Suite - Jira/Confluence
    • Understanding of Continuous integration, testing, deployment & release methodologies

     

     

    Preferred Education and Experience: 

     

    • Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, Autolt experience
    • Computer Vision
    • Experience with hardware testing
    • Proficiency with recent Windows Server operating systems
    • Working knowledge of Linux
    • Experience with SQL statements for data filtering and retrieval

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