Lead Application Architect (multiple openings)
Meet Our Team:
Pegasystems develops strategic applications for sales, marketing, service, and operations. Pega's applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega's Global 500 customers include the world's largest and most sophisticated enterprises. Pega's applications, available on premises or in the cloud, are built on its unified Pega platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients' strategic business needs. Pega's clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use and global scale. You shall be part of a highly energetic team that would leverage visual and easy to-learn low code development tools for designing and development business application software.
What You'll Do at Pega:
Provide architecture, design oversight, and technical ownership for key IT applications built on Pega technology and ensure delivered solutions meet and perform to technical and functional specifications.Lead and drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, UAT, and production deployment. Partner with product managers and the Business Process Transformation team to understand the business needs and to develop scalable, high quality applications that meet those needs. Mentor and provide technical oversight over the work products delivered by a diverse set of system architects located in different time zones and countries. Keep current with, and leverage, the latest features and capabilities of the Pega Platform in order to build cutting edge solutions. Demonstrate new and innovative ways to implement software solutions for business problems. Provide support and technical governance focused on one or more applications. Serve as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization and proactively respond to ad-hoc questions.
Who You Are:
Requires Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field and 7 years of experience in building and implementing model-driven, enterprise-level business solutions and applications. Will accept a Master’s degree and 5 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience.
Experience specified must include 7 years of experience (5 years if Master’s) with: all phases of software development including design, configuration, testing, debugging, implementation, and support of large-scale, business-centric and process-based applications; Object-Oriented techniques and principles.
Experience specified must include 5 years of experience with: leading in Agile and Scrum methodologies; J2EE (JSP, Servlets, EJB, XML and Java); Oracle. Experience specified must include 4 years of experience with: translating business ideas into high level design, detail technical design and implementation of large-scale business centric applications; application integration using SOAP, REST and SOA architectures.
Experience specified must include 3 years of experience with: WebSphere or WebLogic; MS/SQL; database design; application and web servers.
Experience specified must include 2 years of experience in delivering Pega platform implementation.
Requires Pega Lead System Architect Certification (CLSA).
May live anywhere in the US. Telecommuting permitted.
Work Location: One Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
Pega Offers You:
Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products
Continuous learning and development opportunities
An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company
Inclusion and Diversity – Inclusive is one of our values at Pega. Pegasystems is committed to inclusion and diversity and strives to foster a fair and inclusive environment for all. We believe Pega can achieve more when we create a culture that inspires each of us to fully contribute each and every day. We encourage diverse thinking and collaboration for better outcomes for all. Learn more about our inclusive culture.
As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.
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