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Pega Certified Lead System Architect

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Date: Jan 21, 2022

Location: Irving, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 136749 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Pega Certified Lead System Architect to join our team in Irving, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

Pega Lead System Architect Pega Practice

A group company within NTT DATA currently seeks a Pega Lead System Architect [LSA]to join our Pega digital practice. Reporting to the solution/delivery leadership, the Pega Lead System Architect manage the collaboration between business and technical teams throughout customer engagement. The person will have experience in Pega Low-Code-Approach using Pega App Studio, Pega DCO, conducting elaboration sessions, and the working with project teams to provide expert advice not only on the business requirements but also how to best express requirements and design based on industry knowledge. 

The ideal candidate Candidates must have a strong technical and business analysis background, be hands-on, and come prepared and ready to lead Pega projects architecture steam, learn and explore new capabilities of Pega technology. Strong business acumen along with strong communication skills (both oral and written) is an absolute must. Certified Lead System Architects are expected to think independently, but also must value teamwork as they define first-rate software solutions in a collaborative setting.


Specific responsibilities of the new Pega Lead System Architect will be:

  1. Lead and drive the architectural design and integration strategy for a Pega application implementation, in alignment with transformational initiatives.
  2. Formulate the overall data strategy for the business solution, based on the client’s business needs and enterprise strategy.
  3. Provide architectural guidance and act as the subject matter expert for integration strategy.
  4. Drive and instill best practices and concepts as a thought leader for Pega methodology.
  5. Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to architectural solutions.
  6. Ensure alignment of solutions with business and IT goals / objectives.
  7. Identify and quantify scope and impact of Business requirements and changes on systems.
  8. Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders (e.g. architecture reviews).
  9. Incorporate software and system architecture (e.g. infrastructure, network) into conceptual designs for highly scalable and performing solutions.
  10. Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans).
  11. Provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps while driving enterprise recommendations and ensuring adherence to established standards and practices including the development of standards and practices where they may not yet exist.
  12. Provide ownership for all requirement and solution definition artifacts throughout the project lifecycle including TOM and Traceability Matrices.
  13. Facilitate open communication and fact - based decision making.
  14. Review the work of others, providing guidance, mentoring and support both Development and Business Architect team.
  15. Develop innovative approaches to challenging and complex assignments.
  16. Anticipate customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them.
  17. Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices for solving business problems.
  18. Forecast and plans resource requirements.
  19. Excellent interpersonal skills and should motivate and lead other team members.

Basic Experience:

  1. 8+ years’ experience with architecting and developing integration solutions.
  2. 5+ years’ experience with Pega implementations

Nice to Have; (But not a must)

Knowledge of Pega Capabilities

Knowledge of Pega Express Methodology

Knowledge of creating UML diagrams for business process modeling.

Knowledge of requirement management tools like JIRA, DevOps

Knowledge of Agile Methodologies

Knowledge in industries Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Utilities,



Use proven communication skills to collaborate with the business to understand/influence business requirements and presentation skills.

Exposure to product development practices and methodologies.

Master / Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or related field.

Ability to successfully run end-to-end delivery of Pega PRPC based solutions / projects from technical perspective.

Need to possess excellent skills to Identify and drive process optimization and process streamlining for client Business processes.

Excellent knowledge and experience on Pega PRPC Enterprise class structure design and application profiling.

Strong knowledge on various Pega PRPC concepts and rule types like Activities, Functions, Data Transforms, Authentication Service, Reporting, Agents and Ruleset Management.

Familiar with the Pega Customer Service framework

Experience with multi-language and localization of application interfaces.

Experience configuring NLP rules.

Experience working with Knowledge Management.

Experience with the UI framework and creating skins.

Expertise in rule management in decision tables, decision trees, etc.

Experience with DevOps processes and familiar with Pega Deployment Manager

Experience with email listeners and routing email via workbaskets

Experience with SSO integration

Experience on security privileges access roles.

Experience with RDA and RPA Pega solutions

Deep knowledge of architectural fundamentals and integration principles

Proven project successes and ability to lead a team through the architecting process to delivery.

Expertise on object-oriented design and implementation

Expertise on various integration approaches such as micro services, messaging, queuing, API patterns, etc.

Strong knowledge across a variety of skills, including but not limited to, J2EE, .Net, Oracle, DB2, and MS/SQL.

Expertise in various software delivery methodologies (Agile/Waterfall).

Adept at formulating conceptual frameworks and distilling and communicating these ideas elegantly.

Experience with working within a collaborative environment, with matrixed and virtual teams.

Exposure to HealthCare, Insurance, airlines, travel & hospitality sectors a plus

GDPR knowledge a plus


Travel: Willingness to travel.

Preferred Location: ?

Degree: Master or bachelor’s degree  in relevant areas.



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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