Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Developer

Kenilworth, NJ

Position Description

Job Description

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Developer

We are looking for self-starting problem solvers driven to create business value rather being told to build something specific.

Our team operates as an innovation engine to automate our everyday work processes, unlocking capacity of employees to focus on higher value work and problem solving.

We need to be able to understand business processes from workflow diagrams and conceptualize it as an automated solution. We then design, develop, deploy, and support Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions using UiPath to achieve business outcomes.

This is an opportunity to work with a team of developers with diverse technical skillsets, to experience working in a... fast-paced value-focused Agile team, and to learn about all areas of a large pharmaceutical company, as we partner with organizations from research and development to sales and marketing.


Primary Responsibilities:
• Work with local and global teams to support and deliver RPA and Automation projects
• Participate in design sessions and workshops to gather requirements for RPA and Automation opportunities
• Analyze and scope requirements and create technical requirements; develop relevant use cases for RPA and Automation opportunities
• Design and document technical specifications for RPA implementation projects
• Develop test plans and test the new modules to ensure the software works as expected
• Execute proof-of-concepts (POCs), prototypes, minimally viable products (MVPs), and deployment

Required Experience and Skills:
• 2-4+ years of demonstrated RPA development and collaboration skills
• Ability to work with client and offshore teams in a DevOps and Agile manner
• Multiple lifecycles of RPA implementation with UiPath
• UiPath Certification and Robotic Enterprise Framework experience
• Strong understanding of RPA technologies, solutions, and underlying IT services
• Development experience across multiple areas (e.g. JavaScript, Python, VBA, C++, Scala, .NET)
• Experience with: source control, e.g. Git Hub, Bit Bucket; Continuous Integration (CI), Delivery/Deployment (CD) and Testing (CT), e.g. Jenkins; and large enterprise applications, e.g. SAP, Salesforce, Veeva, Oracle, Workday, etc.
• Comfort utilizing Jira or similar tool to manage work in sprints or Kanban boards
• Experience with data visualization (e.g. Elastic Search, Kibana) is a plus
• Experience utilizing ABBYY or similar OCR technologies is a plus
• Experience with Linux is a plus

Education Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Information/Computer related field

Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.





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Number of Openings: 2

Requisition ID:R46670

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