Intelligent Automation Lead

Location: Washington/Virgina Beach, DC
ERPi is currently seeking a full-time Intelligent Automation Developer (RPA) to assist in shaping the automation efforts for the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

The Role:
Within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is looking to modernize its operating model and capabilities for claims processing, including increased use of automation and development of self-service technological capabilities.  Staff responsibilities would include:
  • Help build firm capabilities in Artificial Intelligence, including machine learning, natural language processing, robotic process automation (RPA), and other forms of process automation
  • Lead the design and implementation of client solutions pertaining to process automation (e.g., machine learning, natural language processing, RPA)
  • Provide advisory on various forms of complex process automation to staff and clients.
  • Develop testing environments for RPA solutions and ensure robust RPA systems are deployed.
  • Demonstrate RPA “mock ups” and solutions to internal staff and clients.
  • Collaborate amongst various functional teams, business leads, analysts and architects to streamline cross-company business processes.
  • Provide guidance to, and develop the skills of, a team of automation developers.
  • Help lead white space development, including the identification of client business problems and corresponding solutions to be marketed to clients
  • Assist in business development through development of firm intellectual capital as well as contribution of technical content to proposal efforts
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the design and implementation of large-scale process automation solutions in client production environments
  • Three years professional development experience in Robotics Process Automation (RPA) tools/technologies (UIPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, etc.)
  • Five years of software development experience and solid understanding of programming concepts
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Demonstrated experience in application development, complex code development, application testing and component design
  • Knowledge of .Net framework and related languages (Visual Basic, C#, etc.)
  • Strong capability in error-handling optimization and software risk management.
  • Capability of creating robust testing environment infrastructure.
  • Project management experience including the full life-cycle of analysis to deployed and support.
  • Strong proficiency in automation languages (Python, PowerShell, Java, etc.), and applied examples of such.
  • Four years professional development experience in machine learning tools/technologies/languages (Python, R, TensorFlow, natural language processing (NLP), neural networks, etc.)
  • Training in linear algebra and statistics.
  • Strong capability in error-handling optimization and software risk management.
  • Project management experience including the full life-cycle of analysis to deployed and support.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • One-year professional development experience with UIPath
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, or master’s degree.
Clearance: Public Trust

ERPi, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SVDOSB) specializing in management consulting for the federal government (  ERPi is undergoing a period of significant growth and offers talented candidates a chance to perform project management, strategic planning, process improvement, quality management, data analysis, and human capital planning on some of the Federal government’s largest and most complex business challenges. Our work environment is highly entrepreneurial and is staffed with some of the brightest and most capable technical and management consultants in the industry.   ERPi’s compensation and benefits plan are designed to attract and retain the industry’s most capable professionals and executives. We offer tuition reimbursement for selected graduate schools, 401(k) profit sharing, awards to recognize exceptional performance immediately, customized health plans, and charitable donation matching, in addition to competitive base salaries.
EEO Statement:
It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of ERPi not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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