Sr. Automation Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson
Position Type
Bachelor's Degree


RealPage Outperforms! We are a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. Clients use our platform to improve operating performance and increase capital returns.


We are a run fast, have fun and reap rewards type of environment. RealPage offers an engaging work culture that fosters personal and career growth for our employees. We continually reinvent and evolve to meet the needs of the customers we serve through technology and vision. You can feel it in the work we do and the clients that benefit. Our unique company philosophy fosters innovation, excellence and collaboration.


The Automation Solutions Architect will be responsible for contributing specialized technical knowledge in multiple development efforts in order to create and tune automation solutions that deliver continuous improvement (CI) results.  Principal responsibility will be the design, development and implementation of targeted applications that automate repetitive processes.  The position will participate in all phases of the software development life cycle with responsibility to deliver financial benefits.  This position will also act as a technical lead for other members of the automation team.  Additionally, this position will act as an evangelist for developing and implementing automation tools across the enterprise.


  • Guide business unit owners in creation test plans and test scenarios.
  • Deliver annualized value in revenue, cost reduction, risk mitigation >$500K.
  • Learn and implement any new RPA tools acquired by enterprise, like WorkFusion.
  • Perform administrative tasks related to software upgrade and maintenance
  • Provide technical direction to and mentor junior developers.
  • Responsible for providing technical input into designs and creation of technical design documents.
  • Work collaboratively in a distributed team environment to develop applications using the Robotics Process Automation tools currently available within the enterprise like Kofax RPA, MS Power Automate, VBA for Excel, Python.
  • Work with Business unit SME to design a solution for the automated solution
  • Work with Product Development Teams to meet technical expectations and goals.


  • 10+ years’ experience with mastery of software application design principles
  • 10+ years’ experience with the following technologies:  T-SQL, JavaScript, VBA
  • 3+ years’ experience using an RPA tool, preferably Kofax RPA or WorkFusion
  • 1+ years’ experience in Microsoft 365 platform
  • 1+ years’ experience in Python preferred
  • 3+ years of system level, application level and database level performance management. 
  • 4-year college degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in the IT industry and a good understanding of the full life cycle of development
  • Must be highly creative and have extremely strong problem-solving skills
  • Must have a thorough understanding of:
    • How web applications are architected
    • How web servers and clients interact
    • The influence of software and hardware architecture on each other
    • Database design
  • Must be accustomed to working with Microsoft Development environment
    • Visual Studio/Team Foundation Server
    • SQL Server Management Studio and other database tools
    • IIS (including installation & configuration)
  • Must be able to:
    • Work effectively with others in a collaborative team environment
    • Provide technical leadership through design, initiative, creativity, and improving the performance of junior developers
    • Manage work assignments to meet deadlines under an aggressive schedule
    • Translate business and design goals into a quality product
    • Willing to adjust work schedule to collaborate with US team as needed.
    • Willing to put in additional hours to accomplish project deadlines as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation development and delivery experience to diverse audiences
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Teams and Outlook
  • Proficient in workflow methods
  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt Certification a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task




At RealPage, we’re always looking for talented professionals who thrive in a learning work environment that continually supports individual greatness. We foster a culture of innovation and creativity. It is the things you do that bring out the best of you and RealPage.


RealPage considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all teammates feel a sense of belonging while bringing their authentic self to the table and being valued for it.


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