Pega Lead Systems Architect - Boston, MA or Basking Ridge, NJ or Eden Prairie, MN or Hartford,

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UnitedHealth Group
Agile, Ajax, Analyst, API, Architecture, Automated, Developer, Development, Director, Exchange, Genetic, Iterative, J2EE, Java, Jenkins, Lifecycle, Manager, Management, Performance Testing, Project, Sales, Scrum, Security, Testing
Full Time, Full-time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Pega Lead Systems Architect plays a significant role in
insuring that the application quality and design is of the highest quality
standards and not only meets the needs of the business today but also supports
future expansion for new features down the road. The LSA is responsible for the enterprise
class structure and the basic design of the application. This role supersedes the traditional lead
systems analyst and lead technical architect roles when developing a Pega
application. This role becomes the key
point of responsibility in developing the Pega Application and has accountability
for the delivered product.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide cross-segment/cross domain BPM (Business
Process Management) and BRE (Business Rules Engine) guidance,
technological recommendations and transition strategies that support the
design, development and implementation of initiatives based on common
delivery and agility for complex and/or multiple projects Provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps
while driving enterprise recommendations while ensuring adherence to
standards and establish standards where they may not yet exist Provide ownership for all design recommendations by
keeping involved throughout the entire lifecycle Serve as a BPM and Pega leader/mentor Develops innovative approaches to challenging and
complex assignments
Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop
solutions to meet them
Forecast and plans resource requirements Authorize deviations from standards Ability to Assist With Troubleshooting and Debugging of

Complex Systems: must be able to clearly identify root causes of
production level architecture issues and make practical suggestions with
proof-based technical reasoningInsures compliance with coding
standards, UI standards and Corporate standardsPerforms code reviews to insure
application qualityReviews alert logs to insure
quality standardsRuns pre-flight and PAL to
insure performance and quality Responsible for the deployment
of the applicationHave a working knowledge of the

following PRPC design and implementation topics: (Work Object
Relationships, Specialization techniques, Reporting, Routing (Skills
based), Rule Resolution/Inheritance/Circumstancing, Class Design, Locking
, Persistence, Authentication, Agents, Functions/Java API, Services,
ConnectorsHave a working knowledge of PRPC

architecture including the following: (J2EE architecture, PRPC Multi-node
architecture, JVM, PRPC Caching, Session Management, Ajax in PRPC, Tracer,
DB trace)Can build sub-components of
application solutions.Assists in the diagnosis and
resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of
workaround solution or escalation to BA's, SSA's, LSAs', Pega Client
SupportIdentifies and proposes PRPC
enhancements from trends in requirements.Has an understanding of the
supporting tools available to Architects such as the Pega PDN. Must have working knowledge of how to
search for documentation on different topics and how to open a support
ticket at Pega.Has a clear understanding of
Pega's Frameworks and their offerings.Demonstrates an understanding
of both the business process(es) and the technical application of the
Framework(s) worked on.Supports Performance Testing
activitiesEnsures that systems are built
for change, are reusable, and maintainable. Participates in pre-sales and
backlog grooming activitiesHas hands-on experience with Pega
App StudioFamiliar with containerization

technologies: OpenShift, KubernetesFamiliar with DevOps tools:
Pega Deployment Manager, Jenkins, Gherkin, Cucumber, GitHubConfigures the Pega solution
during sprintsTechnical Leadership role helps
to coordinate and facilitate the technical aspects of the solutionWorks with all groups to help
insure best possible design for a solutionLeads the technical team in
gathering and understanding features and user storiesLeads the design of the
application including the framework/implementation layer design, class
structure, and ruleset design, as well as application security layer.LSAs architect the technical
solution, and lead the technical team in sprint activitiesProvides knowledge transfer to
the system architectsImplements integrations between
systems and develops automated activitiesInsures adherence to the
Pegasystems development guardrails as well as the original design
principles.Collaborates with BPM COE resources
as necessary, enabling communication and information exchange between the
project team and COE resources.On a regular basis, keeps COE
EL in the loop on critical project issues (process, people, technology)


years of Pega Development experience or minimum CSSA with 6+ years of
experience or LSA with 4+ years7+
years of experience working on software development projects Ability
to organize and facilitate discussions with 10+ people (all levels) Familiarity
with iterative and agile methodologies (i.e. RUP, SCRUM)Strong
oral and written communicationsExperience
with Pega Health Care Frameworks

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Keywords: pega, pega architect, pega
developer, architect, CSSA, LSA, software development, agile, scrum, RUP, pega health care frameworks, lead, PRPC,
BPM, DevOps, OpenShift, Kubernetes, PRPC, Pega Deployment Manager, Jenkins,
Gherkin, Cucumber, GitHub, Optum, healthcare

Job Title: Pega Lead Systems Architect - Boston, MA or Basking Ridge, NJ or Eden Prairie, MN or Hartford, CT
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech UHC Technology
Family: Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
Posted Date: 8/1/2019
City: Boston
State: MA
Country: United States
Department: UHC Core Services

Company Information

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at