RPA Automation Engineer

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Melville , NY 11747

Posted 2 months ago

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Requisition ID : 3927

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Category : Information Technology

Work Location : Melville, NY (CSC)

State or Province : New York (US-NY)

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Melville


The Automation Engineer is responsible for partnering cross functionally with various departments to develop and implement high quality, efficient and repeatable automated processes company-wide in the area of Robotic Process Automation.


  • Specializing in technologies from leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendors, the IT Automation Engineer is responsible for leading and helping businesses improve the efficiency of processes and effectiveness of their services.

  • Follows a predetermined set of organization wide RPA standards.

  • Design solutions utilizing RPA tools best practices and maintain technical responsibility for project delivery.

  • Propose Solutions Architecture and Technical Flows for BOT development.

  • Identify automation blockers and enablers, as well as articulating them to the Business Partner.

  • Understand the risks, assumptions, and dependencies associated with the RPA Process.

  • Conduct RPA process assessment sessions/workshops with a wide range of audience both in a direct and virtual environment.

  • Involved in Full life-cycle RPA solutions, from requirements gathering, to design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of these solutions.

  • Analyze requirements and develop proposals of technical solutions.

  • Create test plans and test scenarios and assist in execution of those plans/scenarios.

  • Developing UiPath workflows that include documentation, error checking, logging, security, and recoverability while focusing on scalability and extensibility.

  • Create and maintain a library of reusable components to use across the organization.

  • Articulate and present the business benefits of RPA to a wide variety of stakeholders.

  • Work with the Product Owners and Business Analysts to execute project plans for implementation projects.

  • Work with the Operations team to execute deployment plans.

  • Participate in RPA team code reviews, as necessary.

  • Assists other members of the RPA Engineering team, as needed.

  • Maintain adequate controls and tracking process to ensure audit requirements are always fully met for all projects.

  • Attend training, seminars, webinars, user groups and other events as needed and approved by the IT QA Manager as part of a developmental plan to maintain knowledge of current trends and technologies.

  • Ensure confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC's vision and unity of purpose.

  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


  • Degree in Information Technology or related field or the equivalent experience is required.
  • 2+ years of experience in Robot Process Automation (RPA).
  • 2+ years of experience developing applications using .Net


  • Proficiency with MS Office, including MS Project required.

  • Proficient and knowledgeable in the use of UiPath Studio with developing workflows.

  • Full lifecycle architecture and development experience in RPA initiatives.

  • Knowledgeable in providing guidance on enterprise governance and Center of Excellence framework.

  • Proficiency with developing UiPath workflows that include documentation, error checking, logging, security, and recoverability. Then implementing those workflows to robots.

  • Ability to communicate effectively (orally and written) with various levels of Associates, maintaining a positive customer service focus.

  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.

  • Agile experience a plus.

  • Jira experience a plus.

  • AS/400 and JD Edwards experience is preferred.


  • A valid driver's license and the ability to travel up to 5% of the time may be required.



People. Collaboration. Insight. That's how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island

Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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RPA Automation Engineer

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