Friday, October 14, 2011

Software Engineer Vacancy @ Pegasystems careers



Software Engineer

Pegasystems is the recognized industry leader in business process management (BPM) and a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. We help some of the world’s largest companies achieve new levels of agility, enhance customer loyalty, generate new business and improve productivity. Our patented technology enables organizations to realize rapid and significant business returns by directly capturing business objectives into fully automated processes and decisions. Pegasystems enables clients to quickly adapt to changing business conditions in order to outperform the competition.

The focus of the Amsterdam based team is on Decisioning, which gives a real-time unified view and understanding of customer’s behavior and capabilities to optimize customer strategies that match each customer’s individual situation. These capabilities enable companies to deliver intelligent conversations based upon analysis of past customer behavior, as well as current responses and mood.

As an entry level Software Engineer your primary responsibility is to develop and maintain components of these core Business Process Management, Business Rules Engine and Decision Management products. In a fast-paced, iterative development environment, you will work closely with other engineers and product management to quickly assimilate requirements; develop thoughtful designs and implement robust, high-quality features within aggressive timeframes. The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm to an Engineering team that takes pride in delivering high-quality market leading software.

You will be fluent in English and you will be working in a multi-disciplined development team of about 10 engineers local in Amsterdam, and collaborating with other Engineering teams in the US and India. The team in Amsterdam works on a leading-edge high-growth product area. The successful candidate will be involved in working in a rapidly evolving backlog of demanding ideas that need to meet the needs of some of the world’s largest companies. Occasional travel may be required. Pega works with an off-shore model for testing and product support. Documentation, testing and quality assurance are an integral part of everybody’s job. The atmosphere is informal and we are using the Scrum software development model.
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Key Result Areas:
Work with a team to design, develop, implement, and maintain high-quality technical solutions.
Provide and meet time estimates for assigned deliverables.
Work with Test Engineering to develop test plans and strategies to produce high-quality products.
Work with Technical Communications to ensure software features and technologies are properly documented.
Other responsibilities and key result areas as required or assigned.
“Must Have” Attributes:
An individual who thrives in a demanding environment that imposes new challenges frequently.
Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them to solving tough problems.
Deliver projects on time with an appropriate level of quality.

Technical Expertise:

Required:
Strong Analytical skills
Strong Object Oriented design skills
Strong Algorithms and Data Structures knowledge
Experience working with Java language
XML based technologies
Desired:
Knowledge of data mining techniques
Experience working with different J2EE technologies like EJB, JMS, JDBC, Servlets, JMX etc.
RDBMS and SQL experience
Application Server specific skills like Weblogic, Websphere, etc.
Familiar with an Agile product development life-cycle
Performance tuning of Java and Web based applications
Web technologies like JSP, DHTML and Javascript
Behavioral and Interpersonal:
Analytic bent of mind
Results Oriented
Creative thinking
Good Communication Skills
Quick learner
Positive attitude, determined and resilient
Dedicated to building a superior product
Team work and willingness to listen to others
Possess a can-do attitude, but know how to balance work volume, set limits, meet deadlines and prioritize while maintaining and delivering quality work

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum Level of Education: BA/BS Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

Type of Experience and Minimum Number of Years: 0-2 years of experience


Travel Requirements – Minimal, infrequent travel

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

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For Further Details visit Pega Careers
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