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UiPath Careers – Learn How To Build A Career In RPA

Last updated on Feb 03,2020 293 Views
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In an era where everyone has been talking about automation, and how automation has changed the dynamics of the world, UiPath has played a key role in the field of robotic process automation.  By being a key leader in the RPA market, it has increased the number of opportunities for people to learn and use UiPath in their day to day tasks.  In this article, we will discuss how to build a career in RPA, by learning UiPath.

The following topics will be covered in this article:

Before I show you the stats and figures on building up career-related to RPA, let me give you an idea about UiPath.

What is UiPath?

UiPath is a Robotic Process Automation tool that is used to automate repetitive/redundant tasks and also eliminates human intervention. This tool consists of a drag and drop functionality of activities. UiPath offers a Community Edition which is free for lifetime and also has an enterprise edition. If you wish to learn more about UiPath, you can refer to my article on Introduction to UiPath Studio.

Now, that you have an idea about UiPath, let us understand how to build a career by learning UiPath.

 

Job Trends in UiPath

The following figure illustrates the number of jobs in the United Kingdom.

UiPath Job Trends - UiPath Careers - Edureka

Source: itjobswatch.co.uk

As you can see the job vacancies are continuously increasing for professionals who know UiPath. One of the most popular job profiles in this field is that of an RPA-UiPath Developer. So, it is quite evident that the career opportunities in this field will only shoot through the roof, as both start-ups and well-established companies require professionals who can automate simple to complex tasks.

Now, that you know the job vacancies available for professionals who know UiPath, let us look into the different job profiles related to this field, through which you can build your career.

 

UiPath Job Profiles

The top job profiles related to UiPath are as follows:

  • RPA Process Analyst – Responsible for analyzing pre-existing processes that can be enhanced by RPA, evaluate workflows to improve efficiency, develop plans to implement the changes suggested, and document the same.
  • RPA UiPath Developer – An RPA UiPath Developer is responsible to design, develop and deploy RPA solutions, by configuring processes. He/she must build effective workflows to improve the efficiency of the processes and must also be easily maintainable.
  • Automation Engineer/ Developer – Responsible for monitor and track the ROI for each and every solution, and further establish processes to continuously monitor the solutions and upgrade them.
  • Sr. RPA UiPath Developer – Responsible to achieve the targets and propose an automation design according to the client requirements. With the hands-on knowledge of UiPath, he/she shall be a core part of the team delivering automation solutions to the clients.
  • RPA UiPath Lead –  He/She must have hands-on experience in UiPath, with an idea about the other web development technologies. He/she wil]l be responsible to understand the client requirements and determine architectural needs for the solutions proposed.
  • RPA UiPath Solution Architect – Responsible for providing business requirements, architect and design solutions by using the top trending technologies. He/she must also ensure that the development teams understand the design suggested and implement the automation workflow design.
So, now that you know the different job profiles you can start your career in, next in this article on UiPath Careers, let us understand the skills required for these roles.

 

Skills Required

A professional looking for opportunities in the field of RPA must be able to understand the clients’ requirements, design the automation based on the requirements, and the IT standards. Some of the common skills required are as follows:

  • Skills - UiPath Careers - EdurekaHands-on experience in top RPA tools like UiPath, Blue Prism, and Automation Anywhere.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Constant communication with other business partners to develop and deploy their ideas. Also, ensure that there is a clear establishment of what can be created within what time-frame and what are its requirements.
  • Good knowledge of the RPA lifecycle and how to produce automation.
  • Exposure to SQL databases
  • Know how to design technical specification document for RPA Projects
  • Experience with analysis, design, and implementation of the process. Also, an RPA Developer must have the skills to understand business and technical requirements.
  • Proficient coding skills in .NET, C# and VB scripting.
  • A basic understanding of Lean Six Sigma process methodologies would be beneficial.
  • Apart from the above skills certifications such as ITIL®TOGAF®, CoBIT, PMP®Prince2®, Lean Six Sigma will add on to your team management. 

Skills to be learned in UiPath

UiPath Skills - UiPath Careers - EdurekaYou must acquire the following skills in UiPath:

  • Basic understanding of the UiPath platform and its various components
  • Hands-On experience in the different activities used to automate tasks.
  • Recording, scraping data and integrate these activities with the corresponding applications
  • Data Manipulation and PDF Automation
  • Perform  automation on virtual machines, Citrix platforms, text values, images
  • Good hands-on experience in debugging the RPA projects
  • Understanding of the REFramework template in UiPath for creating business processes

    Next, in this article, let us discuss the salary trend for the above-discussed job roles based on various factors.

     

    Salary by Job Profile

    According to Indeed.com, the below table illustrates the salaries of different job profiles.

    Job ProfileExpected Salary
    RPA Process Analyst$75,141
    RPA UiPath Developer$79,997
    Automation Engineer/ Developer$90,336
    Sr. RPA UiPath Developer$92,796
    RPA UiPath Lead$124,381
    RPA UiPath Solutions Architect$138,905

     

    Salary by Location

    I am listing down the average salary of a UiPath Developer based on locations.

    INDIA:

    LocationExpected Salary
    Bengaluru, Karnataka₹ 7,89,653
    Hyderabad, Telangana₹ 6,93,750
    Pune, Maharashtra₹ 5,93,826
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu₹ 5,62,248
    Mumbai, Maharashtra₹ 6,02,553

    US:

    LocationExpected Salary
    New York, NY$96,400
    Washington, DC$91,228
    Chicago, IL$103,021
    Atlanta, GA$99,163
    Seattle, WA$98,008

    Finally, let us look into the companies hiring professionals who know UiPath.

    Companies Hiring

    The companies hiring professionals who know UiPath are as follows:

    • IBM
    • Deloitte
    • BirlaSoft
    • UiPath
    • Cognizant

    So, if you are someone who is looking to switch your career or start your career in robotic process automation, then UiPath is the perfect choice to go forward with. With this, we have come to the end to this UiPath Careers article. I hope you guys enjoyed this article and understood how to build and boost your career by learning UiPath.

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    Got a question for us? Please mention it in the comments section of “UiPath Careers” and we will get back to you.

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