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Sunrun RPA Developer in Topeka, Kansas

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


This position is for a Software Developer within the Robotic Process Automation team. This person will program new automations in Python working with other RPA Developers, Business Analysts, and customers of the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) team. They will help translate business processes into software automations to create greater business efficiency. They will work with other RPA software developers and testers as needed to accomplish their goals. They will work in an Agile environment participating in daily stand-ups, retrospectives, sprint plannings and other Agile ceremonies.


  • Collaborate with internal customers, business analysts, and management to identify technical specifications

  • Design and build software flows building intelligent software robot automations.

  • Produce clean, documented and highly maintainable software code

  • Unit test and troubleshoot all written code

  • Provide quick break-fix robot retrofits as environments change

  • Perform peer code reviews being willing to both give and receive feedback

  • Apply best practices to building sustainable automation and maintainable code

  • Provide estimates and meet agreed upon deadlines


  • BS or Master’s in computer science, information systems, business or related fields with 3+ years of proven experience

  • 3+ years in developing software solutions

  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge in robotic process automation (RPA)

  • Experience in Python automation development (web crawling, web scraping, API interfacing, data transformations, database interfacing)

  • Experience building RPA solutions (preferably with Python or UiPath)

  • Experience with web, database, and api technologies and architecture

  • Strong communication skills

  • Expertise in business technology and automation

  • Understand high level process changes and updates to robots to effectively monitor trends and drive for internal improvements as needed to increase overall success of RPA

  • Understanding of IT architecture, infrastructure and cloud computing a plus

  • Experience in implementing technical solutions for customer service a plus

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is:

$110,103.00 to $146,804.00

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


Chris Simotas (chris.simotas@sunrun.com)

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com .

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (https://careers.sunrun.com/us/en/diversityandinclusion) drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.