Python Automation Engineer, Junior

at WOOD Consulting Services
Published February 12, 2024
Location Annapolis Junction, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Python Automation Engineer, Junior

As a Python Developer, you will play a pivotal role in revolutionizing the way the organization manages and acquires business intelligence data. You will work closely with a team of experienced Senior Developers, Senior Data Engineers, and System Engineers to create software solutions that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the workforce by automating current processes.

Key Technologies: Jira/Confluence, Windows, Linux, and Python..

Security Clearance Requirements:

This position requires all candidates to be U.S. Citizens and possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance with a Polygraph.


  • Work alongside a team of experienced developers and engineers, learning from their expertise.
  • Participate in agile development practices, gaining valuable experience in agile methodologies.
  • Use Python and other cutting-edge technologies to develop automated solutions that streamline workflows.
  • Assist in gathering requirements from various stakeholders, understanding their needs, and identifying pain points.
  • Engage with subject matter experts within the organization to gain deep insights into existing manual processes.
  • Delve into existing manual processes to evaluate their suitability for automation, considering factors like complexity, feasibility, and potential challenges.
  • Maintain clear and organized documentation of requirements, design decisions, and implementation details.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, stakeholders, and subject matter experts to ensure alignment and transparency.


Required Education & Years of Experience

  • A Bachelors degree and three (3) years of experience in software development/engineering.
    • Seven (7) years of software development experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Required Skills

  • Strong interest in software development and automation.
  • Python development experience.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Experience with a JavaScript Framework.
  • Full Stack Development with experience.
  • Working knowledge of accessibility standards (ADA Section508 compliance).
  • Experience creating and consuming RESTful endpoints.
  • Experience setting up and maintaining Linux environments.
  • Willingness to learn modern technologies.

Desired Skills

  • Experience working with front-end technologies including JavaScript

  • Willingness to learn new technologies

WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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