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Pega Lead Architect Consultant (R00048800_Detroit)

Business and Financial Operations




Detroit, Michigan, United States

We Are:
As Pega’s #1 global partner (for the 8th year in a row), Accenture is the trusted leader in designing, implementing and driving transformational experiences using Pega solutions.
With our unsurpassed strategy, business and industry knowledge, combined with our AI, digital process automation, and world-class global delivery expertise, Accenture provides the capabilities to create end-to-end transformations, solving our clients’ most complex business problems.

We are growing rapidly and looking to add experienced Pega System Architects to join our team. We'll need you to have a strong understanding of the Pega 8 platform and demonstrated experience in hands-on solution architecture and end-to-end application design.

We can hire for this role anywhere in the US/Canada, as long as you are located near an Accenture office.

You Are:
READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level. You have a passion for using new technologies to make a positive impact on business and community. If you want a role that provides you with a sense of purpose and satisfaction Then join Accenture Technology’s Pegasystems practice and build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

The Work:
Drive broader transformational programs for clients. Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds. Focus on Pegasystems to offer comprehensive, industry-focused services that includes strategy, implementation, migration and managed services.

Key Responsibilities for SAs, SSAs, LSAs may include:

  • Integrate multiple technologies using Pegasystems

  • Architect, design, and develop advanced Pega enterprise applications

  • Manage technical project team members (onshore and offshore)

  • Optimize solutions by performing detailed technical designs and code and design reviews

  • Map functional requirements to Pega features and functionality

  • Disseminate best practices on solution positioning and delivery

  • Mentor junior team members in Pega technology best practices

  • Manage offshore resources and provide technical specs to developers

Key Responsibilities for Bas, LBAs may include:

  • Process analysis, reengineering, optimization

  • Map functional requirements to Pega features and functionality

  • Requirements management: elaboration, analysis, documentation and traceability

  • Manage backlog prioritization, backlog health, story review

  • Maintain traceability of value drivers, business requirements to epics, features, stories

  • Facilitate Pega design sessions with business and other stakeholders with informed POV

  • Support application build and test

  • Disseminate best practices on solution positioning and delivery

  • Mentor junior team members in Pega technology best practices

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Here's What You Need:

  • Minimum of 2 years of Pega development/architecture experience

  • Minimum of 3 years total of hands-on technical experience in design, development, architecture, solutioning

  • Minimum of 2 years of Agile project experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess CSA (Certified System Architect), CSSA (Certified Senior System Architect), CLSA (Certified Lead System Architect)

  • Consulting or client service delivery experience

  • Multiple software development life cycle (SDLC) experience

  • Management of technical development teams

  • Specialization in functional area (CRM, deployment, etc.) or industry domain expertise

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