Senior Pega Certified System Architect Public Trust Clearance
Full Time Relocation Fees Travel
DSA, Inc. is searching for a Senior Pega Certified System Architect. This is a full-time position in McLean, VA, requiring a Public Trust Clearance. U.S. Citizenship required per federal client's requirements. Candidate must be able to pass a DOJ background investigation. DSA WILL PROVIDE RELOCATION. This position requires 40% Travel.
The Pega Certified Senior System Architect (SSA) will focus on building business solutions by creating new software applications and migrating data and functionality from legacy systems. The SSA will be expected to design, code, test, debug, document and support complex data collection and processing applications for critical customer systems. The individual should have working knowledge of Web Services, Scripting and Automation, familiar with the Pega 7 platform and hold certifications as a Pega Senior System Architect (SSA) and has demonstrable expertise in deploying Pega in a cloud environment. The SSA will also be coaching and mentoring development team members.
•U.S. Citizenship required
•4-year College Degree in Computer Science or an Engineering/Technical discipline
•Must be able to be cleared for a US Public Trust clearance level
•Certified as a Pega Certified Senior System Architect or better
•3+ years of experience with Pega v.6.x/7.x Platform
•Experience in full implementation cycle including enterprise Class Structure design and Rule sets design
•Excellent leadership, organization, and communication skills
•4-8 years of previous successful architect and development experience
The Pega Certified Senior System Architect will have prior experience architecting and developing software on the Pega platform. You will be relied upon as a subject matter expert of the Pega technology, its capabilities and best practices. You will have a demonstrable track record of achieving success in delivering solutions through the Pega Systems software, superior communication skills, the ability to work across the organization, excellent analytical skills, a professional demeanor and the ability to succeed in an Agile environment.
•Able to establish standards and best practices for a Pega Center of Excellence
•Able to collaborate closely with other Pega architects & developers
•Able to mentor and support junior-level system architects/developers to cultivate and sustain Pega expertise
•Able to design and implement new Pega applications and prototypes
•Able to estimate implementation level of effort based upon product backlog and design
•Able to work directly with our business partners, support end users, and have a professional demeanor to contribute in a dynamic team environment.
•Able to Integrate Pega applications with external APIs, web services and legacy data sources
•Extensive understanding and knowledge of Pega 7 platform
•Excellent understanding of latest Pega architecture like Enterprise class design, Application layer cake, Data Modeling and Rule resolution.
•Strong experience in all phases of software development lifecycle including analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment
•Strong Object-Oriented design and implementation skills
•Exceptional communication skills in English both written and oral
•Experience with Agile and DevOps methodology
•Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex production issues
•Strong understanding of relational database design concepts
•Familiarity with various process modeling techniques (activity hierarchy diagrams, data flow diagrams, sequence diagrams, workflow diagrams, system interface diagrams)
•Excellent analytical/problem solving skills with strong attention to details and work ethics to get the job done even under tight deadlines.
•Advanced knowledge of Pega Architecture and all design and implementation features.
•Ability to successfully analyze and resolve production issues.
•Strong Communication and Analytical Skills
Technology We Use:
Pega BPM v7, Java, Oracle, SuSE Linux, Tomcat
Education and Experience:
•Certification as Pega Certified Senior System Architect
•Minimum 3+ years’ experience in Architecting & developing Business Process Management and Business Rules Engines applications on Pega platform
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
•Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Object Oriented Languages (Java, etc.)
•Minimum 3+ years’ Hands on Experience with Pega v 6/7
•Troubleshooting & performance tuning of Pega applications
Required license or certification:
•Certified Senior System Architect
Desired Skills/Abilities (not required but a plus):
•Certification as a Pega Lead System Architect a plus
•Data transformation experience a significant plus.
•Previous experience with system modernization a plus
•Experience with Java, or Oracle a plus.
Primary Location: US-McLean Virginia
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, up to 50%
Relocation: Yes, negotiated
Interested Candidates Please Send Resume via form below.
Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.
Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone, and our leadership training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers to action, and reinforce DSA's guiding principles since 1963.
We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual — our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
DSA employees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market:
·Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
·Employer-paid AD&D insurance and disability coverage
·Health saving/flexible spending accounts
·Flexible hours when available
·Wellness programs and health initiatives
·Monthly town hall meetings
·Retirement savings plan
·Employee stock ownership
·Team dinner dates that include spouses and the executive team
·Corporate partner purchasing program
·Free virtual medical care
·Healthcare navigation assistance
·Discount prescription programs where offered.
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