Friday, October 28, 2011

Pegasystems Careers | Senior Business Architect Vacancy



Senior Business Architect (Multiple Openings)

Pegasystems, the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software, is looking for top level talent to join our world class Professional Services team! Delivering the latest technology to the foremost companies, employees of Pega Professional Services are able to maximize their personal and professional growth. If your goal is to work with an industry leader, driving cutting edge solutions and working with Fortune 500 firms in BPM solutions, then Pegasystems is for you.

Established in 1983 and headquartered in Cambridge, MA Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) is consistently ranked #1 in BPM by leading industry analysts. Pega’s market-leading technology (PRPC) enables organizations that include many of the Fortune 500, to realize rapid and significant business returns.

Job Purpose: Responsible for taking on team lead responsibilities and owning the design aspect for portions of the determined business solution.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop high quality deliverables across all phases (inception through user acceptance testing). To include: ability to lead and assist with identifying and optimally defining process flows and user interface use cases and requirements and drafts during Direct Capture of Objectives (DCO) sessions.

Ensure delivered work product meets/performs to functional requirements based on business requirements defined and approved by the client, and communicating to the application architects and by serving as the lead testing resource in both unit and user acceptance testing phases.

Assist in leading the compilation, delivery and maintenance of all phases (the inception/elaboration/construction/ transition / use case/property matrix/business rules documentation/user acceptance testing).

Ability to acquire an understanding of the PegaRules Process Commander (PRPC) product and relevant industry frameworks. Specifically their main features, benefits and limitations.
Ability to learn, deliver and teach clients teammates and partners the Pegasystems Smart BPM Methodology.

Awareness or experience of various industry standard methodologies such as: SDLC, RUP, Agile, SCRUM and capability to communicate its policies and procedures to clients, teammates and partners.

Leverage industry experience and frameworks knowledge to consult and influence the client's direction.
Assist Engagement Leader (EL) in scoping and sizing project phases.
Support Account Executives, ELs and Practice Leaders (PL) in the pursuit of new opportunities in solution conceptualization.

Mentor and train client business stakeholders in key PRPC Functionality (Worklist, Workbasket, Get Next Work, Access Group, Work Group, Portal). Prepare user documentation and training materials. Provide technical training and user support to business groups.
Engage at client site and gain awareness of possible opportunities and issues to share.
Effectively manage individual workload and proactively communicate status updates to the EL for the project.

Education and Minimum Requirements:
A BA/ BS Degree required.
Masters preferred.
Minimum of 5-8 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in analysis, requirement gathering, design and development of enterprise application systems.
Object Oriented (OO) experience.
Minimum 2 years of experience as a business user in financial services, insurance, healthcare or telecom industries.
PRPC Certification (within 3 months of joining Pega).
Experience working with diverse teams of business users in customer organizations on definition and implementation of business process changes.
Experience in interfacing with business users, IT teams quality assurance and production support group.

Solid understanding of the SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) and the requirement management lifecycle.

Experience with requirement definition using agile methodology is strongly preferred. Experience with requirement management tools is a plus.

Ability to learn complex material quickly, allocate time efficiently; handle multiple projects and deliverables concurrently managing competing priorities.
Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills are required.

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills are required.
Change and conflict management skills, ability to influence and negotiate with others to meet project deadlines.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel, Access.
Ability to work with enthusiasm in a challenging fast paced environment.
Pega Provided Certification Training:

New Hire
Enablement to include:
PRPC Fast Track (FT) and Bootcamp (BC) for Certified System Architect (CSA) certification
Methodology Essentials for Certified Methodology Black Belt
Business Architect Essentials (BAE) Training for Certified Business Architect (CBA) certification

Can be located anywhere in the US. Must be able to travel to client sites 100% of time.

Pegasystems does not provided immigration sponsorship for this position.

To apply please send email to PSCareers@pega.com with the job title in the subject line.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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