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Lead Architect - Pega

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

Position Summary

Looking for a strong Pega Certified Lead Architect (CLSA) who would provide leadership and deep technical expertise in all aspects of solution design and application development for specific business environments and understand business process. Provides technical direction and oversight for IT Application Development teams as part of a program or collection of projects within a single line of business. He/she supplies overall technical leadership for design, development, and deployment of scalable and sustainable solutions that meet desired business requirements; drive technology innovation and best practices, while meeting corporate information technology, security and compliance policies and procedures.

Required Skills 

  • Certified Lead System Architect
  • 10+ years of experience in Pega
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in Pega 7 
  • 3 to 5 years of hands on experience working as the Pega Lead System Architect
  • Strong proven experience in BPM / Case Management solutions using Pega
  • Strong proven experience in handling medium to large size Pega Application development projects by providing solution design & architecture
  • Owns end to end solution architecture and design for a set of applications within the portfolio
  • Ensures development strategies and technology solutions align with the business needs
  • Ensures Design and coding best practices are followed by the entire team
  • Defines, communicates and documents the technology vision at the program level
  • Creates high level architectural design for E2E solutions, in collaboration with specific technology leads/SMEs, where applicable
  • Reviews & identifies tech debt/architectural runway items and comes up with a plan to resolve
  • Presents vision and goals and priorities at each train planning event
  • Works with the broader service provider teams to understand the integration/interdependence points and reviews the design
  • Estimates projects/epics aligned with the target architecture road map
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teams and clients
  • Good presentation skills and ability to create crisp and concise presentation decks for senior leadership
  • Manage/track team compositions and maintain balance within Agile teams in regards to resource attrition (Dev)
  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering Demonstrated knowledge of and applicability of Object-Oriented techniques and principles.

Desired Skills 

  • Pega 8 
  • 3+ years’ experience in Agile Scrum methodology
  • Familiar Devops tools and standards
  • Familiar with Robotics and Digital automation space

Enterprise Job Description:

Participates in the development and maintenance of a business and system architecture and conducts business information flow studies. Provides integrated systems planning and recommends new or different technologies that will enhance current systems and support overall corporate and business goals. Conducts system architecture studies of new and existing IT systems to permit development of integrated systems that operate at low cost levels. Recommends the appropriate computer platform, work stations and communication linkage required to support distributed and client server business processes and information flows. Interfaces with business areas to ensure all initiatives support business strategies and goals. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities as a team member or as an individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 7-10 years of systems experience.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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