Thursday, September 22, 2011

Senior System Architect for CLSA Immersion Program Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Senior System Architect for CLSA Immersion Program

Senior System Architects are technical leaders, responsible for the design, architecture, and implementation of PRPC (PegaRULES Process Commander) based solutions. They adapt to the challenges of changing environments and infrastructures to meet client deliverables. Working out on client sites they become exposed to and experts in overcoming the complex obstacles many businesses face. Once new hire training is complete, Senior System Architects (SSAs) will have developed the skills in PRPC to complement their prior experience to be a senior member of our implementation teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Provides thought-leadership to fellow team members and the client across business and technical project dimensions solving complex business requirements. This includes scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, UAT and production deployment.
Ensures delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional requirements.
Provides technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to GCS and/or Product engineering.

Identifies project technical risks.
Ensures delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed. Works in conjunction with Engagement Leader to size, manage scope and risk.
Provides support and technical governance focused on one or more projects at a single client.

Advanced knowledge of the PRPC Architecture and all PRPC design and implementation features.

Senior System Architect Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Senior System Architect

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the design, architecture, and implementation of PRPC based solutions. Accountable for ensuring the business and technical architecture of the delivered solution by the Team matches customer requirements and is of high quality.

Key Result Areas:
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Provide high quality consulting services on all project assignments by actively participating in the requirements gathering, design and build phases.
Assist with planning and execution of unit, integration and user acceptance testing.
Have an advanced understanding of the main features of PRPC; their features and limitations.

Assist in the identification of enhancements to the core base product.
Provide regular updates to Management on project progress and outstanding issues.
Complete work in time / effort budget. Provide proactive update to the Management if timelines or effort estimate are in jeopardy.

Customer Success (realization of business benefit)
Facilitate knowledge sharing of PRPC and application functionality
Other responsibilities and key result areas will be assigned as required

Time Allocation
Delivery: 85%
Professional Development: 10%
Administrative Tasks: 5%
Utilization of 75%
Critical Competencies

Senior Infrastructure, Performance and Operations Architect Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Senior Infrastructure, Performance and Operations Architect

Job Purpose: The Infrastructure, Performance and Operations (IPO) group resides in Global Services in the Global Solutions Engineering and Architecture organization. The IPO group delivers expert services that support PRPC business solutions focusing on the customer’s infrastructure, systems operations and application performance.

The suite of expert services spans a wide range including installations, upgrades, performance health checks, application readiness risk assessments, load and scale testing analysis, CTI Infrastructure telephony support during projects, IVR integration, system management monitoring and operations integration, hardware resource sizing model estimates, application capacity planning, specialized expert services involving performance Benchmarking, prior Pega software generation (PegaWORKS) migration support to the PRPC architecture generation, Mainframe based zSeries services and adhoc consulting services covering any of the above areas.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide Thought Leadership with respect to all technical aspects of PRPC infrastructure, performance and operations. This includes but is not limited to:
PRPC architecture.
PRPC Frameworks and supporting add-on Pega product architecture.
3rd party supporting technology. Some examples: DB2 for zOS, Websphere, CTI.
Persuasive judgment of how Pega solutions may be implemented to maximize results.
Demonstrate an expert-level (Pega and non-Pega) environment & technical knowledge; ability to implement highly scalable & performing PRPC solutions that strategically fit in the customer’s enterprise.

Senior Business Architect (Multiple Openings) Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



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.

Practice Leader (Multiple Locations) Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Practice Leader (Multiple Locations)

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: Accountable for successful project delivery and customer realization of business benefits across the portfolio of accounts. Lead a team of Engagement Leaders managing projects including Pega, partner or client led implementations. Actively contribute to project success within portfolio by actively engaging in the project governance process, coaching Engagement Leaders, and by serving as an escalation point for issue resolution as needed.

Engagement Leader (Multiple Openings) Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Engagement Leader (Multiple Openings)

Job Purpose:
Responsible for successful project delivery and customer realization of business benefits. Typically manages between one and three projects, including Pega, partner or client led implementations. The Engagement leader role is one of trusted advisor to the customer and actively contributes to the success of all client engagements through industry knowledge, Pegasystems product knowledge and first class leadership, and project management skills.

Key Result Areas:
Delivery Management
Delivering what has been sold, to agreed customer timescales, budget and quality metrics. Assisting customers to achieve the expected return on investment. Major responsibilities include: Direct project delivery through project progress tracking, change control, and the overall governance process. Accessing, securing and leveraging appropriate resources for successful delivery. Achieving the “as-sold” project margin through effective delivery.

Client Management
Acting as a trusted advisor to clients on all aspects of Pegasystems engagements within an account. Working to enable clients in Pegasystems skills and taking them through the journey of delivering projects in a co-production model to developing a customer Center of Excellence focused on Pegasystems products and skills. At all times, managing the customers’ expectations.

Industry Expertise
Specializing in an industry vertical or a number of verticals, understanding the customer strategy, process and vocabulary.
Implementation Expertise
Understanding how to execute within a client environment by leveraging extensive delivery experience. Being able to lead a team and actively manage a plan and the projects risks and issues.

Methodology Expertise
A comprehensive understanding of Pegasystems delivery methodology and how this can be harmonized with a client or System Integrators own methodology. Expert understanding of Agile, Waterfall and Scrum approaches to delivery. Will need to structure implementation approach for new opportunities, including definition of “Week 1”, sliver or iterative development strategy, staffing strategy (client, alliance partner and Pega participation) and quantification of business benefits (ROI).
Account Radiation and Permeation

Field Alliance Executive - Life Sciences, Media & Communications Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Field Alliance Executive - Life Sciences, Media & Communications

Execute Global Alliance Sales Model focused on Life Sciences, Communications & Media Target Accounts within the United States and Canada.

Key Result Areas:
Leverage existing Global Strategic Alliance partners to achieve > $80 million “sell-with” software license pipeline and > $25 million in sell-with software bookings with partners in Life Sciences, Communications & Media Target Accounts while also achieving other quarterly objectives.

Bring expertise and drive to the Life Sciences, Communications & Media leadership team and contribute actively to shaping/delivering on the growth plans.
Become “trusted advisor” to each cross-functional target account team and their corresponding Directors on all matters concerning partner strategy and execution (sales and delivery).

Become “trusted advisor” to partner Life Sciences, Communications & Media practice leaders, client team relationship/delivery partners from Accenture, IBM, Capgemini, and other systems integrator partners as industry partner strategy requires.
Lead development, stakeholder support building and project manage execution of go-to-market programs that generate the majority of partner pipeline and bookings and effectively utilize all necessary functions of the company.

Effectively and consistently communicate direction, metrics, resource requirements, results/progress internally and with partners
Other Key Result Areas will be assigned as required.

Functional Expertise:
High results and relationship orientation
Demonstrates strong executive relationship building skills, sound business judgment in structuring deals with partners that involve multi-level, team-based selling
As direct sales individual contributor, demonstrates consistent past achievement of US$2.5 million + direct software license sales or US .0 million + Alliances/Channel software sales quota.
Possesses 10+ years business development experience in solution-focused enterprise software and/or full-service consulting and systems integration firms.
Demonstrates understanding of differences and similarities between consultative software and consulting services sales processes be able to discuss different strategies for bringing these disciplines together into joint selling campaigns
Demonstrate exceptional ability to converse with partner executives about Life Sciences, Communications & Media client business goals/challenges and link Pegasystems’ unique capabilities to the needs of the client and the ambitions of the partner.

Possesses 5+ years business development experience with Life Sciences and/or Communications & Media systems operations at industry’s largest organizations a plus.
Demonstrated success establishing initial relationships, understanding and then motivating client-facing consulting executives to bring new value propositions to their clients.

Brings established relationships from full-service consulting and systems integration firms such as Accenture, IBM, Capgemini and understands similarities/differences in how they are organized and where and with whom each firm’s power base resides. Established relationships with these firms a strong plus.
Demonstrates ability to draft, build support for and spearhead/project manage execution of a multi-sector, multi-partner relationship and growth strategy.
Demonstrates experience successfully cultivating and converting partner pipeline into license bookings
Demonstrates versatile and effective written/verbal/listening/non-verbal communication techniques with executives
Demonstrates highly versatile ability to understand, motivate and lead diverse groups of people- without authority
Demonstrates high level of technical/functional solution expertise and industry knowledge.
Demonstrates exceptional drive for continuous learning and professional development.
Achieves Pegasystems’ Sales and System Architect Certification.
Effectively tailors/presents Pegasystems’ value propositions and execution plans to a broad cross-section of audiences
Masters Pegasystems “sales plays” and successfully implements them with account teams and partner teams.
Demonstrate ability to fully leverage Alliance Practice Development resources in support of target account partner strategies.
Behavioral and Interpersonal:
Analytical/Organizational/Decision-making – Can quickly distill key facts and make decisions in complex situations, then prioritize and execute multiple activities simultaneously.
Demeanor – Demonstrates the gravitas, integrity, tenacity/patience and emotional maturity to convince alliance partner executives that s/he is vital to their plans, sell them working with Pega-- and, when necessary, effectively use their influence to overcome large challenges.
Demonstrates high degree of professionalism and consistent sound business judgment
Demonstrates keen ability to interpret how others respond to their style and adapt accordingly
Personal – high energy, highly curious, self-motivated, results-driven, organized. Leads by example in team situations.

Minimum Level of Education:
BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience, relevant Master’s Degree desirable but not required

Type of Experience and Minimum Number of Years:
10+ years business development experience in solution-focused enterprise software and/or full-service consulting and systems integration firms.
5+ years Insurance industry experience essential.
Must demonstrate past consistent achievement of > US$4M software license sales or > US .0MM in consulting services sales.

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Instructor Vacancy @ Pega Systems Careers



Instructor

Job Purpose:
Deliver introductory technical training courses on Pegasystems products to customers, partners, and employees.

Key Result Areas:
Ensure the delivery of world-class training on products.
Deliver introductory technical training classes on Pegasystems’ products to customers, partners and employees.
Become a product expert. Achieve the Certified System Architect (CSA) level on PRPC products.
Develop expertise on Pega products by building applications for internal use or rotating into the Professional Services organization.
Assist subject matter experts for developing certification exams and curriculum.
Other responsibilities and key result areas will be assigned as required.

Functional Expertise:
Candidate must have 2+ years of technical training experience with a proven track record of success.