Pega Lead Business Architect/Knowledge Management

Perficient Boston, MA
Overview

At Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Pega Lead Business Architect/Knowledge Management Architect. Prefer candidates located on East Coast but can be located Anywhere in the U.S. 80% travel required.

Responsibilities

The Pegasystems Lead Business Architect is responsible for leading the business team in the design, development, and implementation of Pegasystems solutions. This includes:

* Leading the implementation of the Pega Knowledge Management platform

* leading Inception and Elaboration activities to ensure business requirements are being accommodated and technical and architectural requirements are duly considered (by the technical team)

* building and managing the backlog and planning and executing construction sprints

* building and executing test cases and iterative dev/test cycles

* authoring (and overseeing) project documentation including detailed requirements, user stories, functional design memos, and training materials

* ongoing collaboration with development teams and project leadership to ensure delivery efficiency and quality

The LBA also collaborates with project leadership and client management to manage the engagement direction, pinpoint and resolve high-level issues and develop staff and budget plans. As such, the position requires not only analytical prowess but also refined interpersonal and management skills.

Qualifications

* Pega CSA Certification (Certified System Architect) or higher (CSSA, LSA) a MUST

* 3+ years experience working with Pegasystems technologies (series 7 or higher)

* Deep experience working specifically with the Pega Knowledge Management framework

* 5+ years experience designing, building and implementing Business Process Management solutions on one or more technology platforms

* Healthcare Insurance Industry experience hihgly preferred

* Exposure to and familiarity with various industries and specific operational solutions

* Demonstrated success working within a team project structure; including possessing a variety of roles within those teams

* Bachelor's degree

* Excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

* Knowledge of current technologies, application software development, Agile and iterative development methodologies

* Willingness to travel up to 80%

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Preferred skills and education:

* Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

* Master's Degree

* Strong understanding of complex Internet based enterprise level applications

* Project management experience

* Scrum or Product Owner certification

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

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