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Senior Automation Engineer, RPA - People Applications

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About the Team

DoorDash’s ability to build the best products in the industry, enabling local commerce at global scale, depends on its ability to recruit, engage, grow, and retain the best talent in the industry.  The People Applications team at DoorDash leverages state-of-the-art methods and technologies to develop products spanning from recruitment through termination. We're looking for a talented Automation Engineer to join our team and work closely with the people team to drive key technology decisions and innovations within the People experience. Your contributions will help shape the future of our organization as we continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.

About the Role

The Doordash People Application team is looking for an Automation Engineer with demonstrated experience and knowledge in robotic process automation (RPA) to improve both our talent acquisition and employee experience. You will interact directly with senior leaders and cross-functional partners across DoorDash to understand requirements, design, build end-to-end solutions, and maintain the supporting services for our applications across diverse technical areas for various people functions, all in sync with our people goals.

This will be a hybrid role and you will report to the Sr Manager of People Applications.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Conduct evaluations of current business and system procedures to identify potential areas for automation and process enhancement.
  • Own the automation process end-to-end, from conception to development, deployment, and maintenance of our RPA solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and design automation processes accordingly.
  • Partner closely with business stakeholders to optimize processes and identify potential automation.
  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in RPA technology and continuously enhance technical skills.
  • Develop and implement robust testing procedures to ensure the reliability and accuracy of automation solutions.
  • Create comprehensive documentation for developed RPA solutions, including design specifications, test plans, and user manuals.

We’re excited about you because you have…

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in RPA development using tools such as UiPath (Highly Preferred), Microsoft Power Apps, or Automation Anywhere.
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience, ideally in HR-related or Business applications
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing comprehensive automated solutions.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with multi-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in using common programming languages such as C#, Python, or Java.
  • Strong knowledge of design principles and programming techniques to create reusable assets
  • Provide technical direction on design considerations of RPA platform components, including Bots, Orchestrators, development tools, and systems integrations, to meet enterprise requirements for security, scalability, maintainability, and performance
  • Familiar with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) tools & pipelines.
  • You are outcomes-oriented, always evaluating whether our solution or team's activities are achieving the desired, measurable impact, and continuously iterating to ensure the best solution
  • You are an owner, always looking for opportunities to learn and better your work product
  • You are comfortable and thrive in a fast-paced, continually changing team-oriented environment and able to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Located in either San Francisco, Sunnyvale or Seattle.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below.  Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location.  For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location.  Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

California Pay Range:
$156,800$235,200 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$156,800$235,200 USD


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