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Senior Pega Architect

Company: Ascensus
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Ascensus, technology is more than just a solution. -It powers the business that helps millions of people save for what matters-retirement, education, and healthcare. Our technology experts tackle exciting challenges in collaborative teams, but work in an environment where individual and career development is always valued. Technology associates leverage their talents and passion, building new and innovative platforms, creating programs founded in automation in agile frameworks, and driving existing and new markets-all of which supports the rapid growth of a dynamic industry leader. This role will provide primary support for the Pega Platform environment and ancillary applications, with a focus on maintaining, developing, and administering Pega. This role will be an active part of the scrum team focusing primarily on Pega development, administration and architecture, to ensure the productivity of Ascensus associates. This role will customize, configure and develop in the Pega Platform in the cloud. This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining custom configurations, as well as participating in the integration process with other enterprise systems. This role will additionally be responsible for developing the standards pega development as well ensuring those standards are adhered to. This role will be an evangelist for the Pega Platform here at Ascensus. ***This position is 100% remote and can be located anywhere in the country*** Section 2: Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for protecting and securing all client data held by Ascensus to ensure against unauthorized access to and/or improper transmission of information that could result in harm to a client.
  • The I-Client philosophy and the Core Values of People Matter, Quality First and Integrity Always - should be visible in your actions on a day to day basis showing your support of our organizational culture.
  • Primary support of Pega environment at Ascensus
  • Perform application administration activities such as installation, managing security, configuration, and developing case flows and interfaces.
  • Deploy and maintain Pega implementation in a Cloud environment
  • Work as part of a project team to ensure that the technical architecture of the delivered solution matches customer availability and performance requirements
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of patches and upgrades
  • Responsible for account management and security controls within the Pega platform
  • Identify opportunities to leverage Pega Platform for efficiency and productivity gains
  • Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned.
  • Recommend the design, architecture, and implementation of Pega in the development, test, and production environments. -
  • Be a leader in the setting of the standards for Pega development, configuration and customization.
  • Ensure standards are being met before changes are rolled to the production environment
  • Participate in the Pega center of excellence at Ascensus Section 3: Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills including active listening. Asking appropriate questions, clarifying information and writing clear, concise documents.
    • Knowledge of PC applications including SQL and MS Office products
    • Understanding of business process and workflow management
    • Ability to translate business challenges into technical solutions
    • Ability to work effectively independently
    • 5+ years of experience with installing, configuring, and managing BPM solutions
    • Experience with Cloud platforms and technologies, including Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
    • Knowledge of Pega underlying architecture, including application structure and access control
    • Knowledge of Agile software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies operation practices
    • Experience with the successful implementation of Pega Platform in a high availability enterprise environment
    • Pegasystems Certification, including CSA, CSSA, or CLSA -Pass Pega Academy System Administration (7) Course We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer At Ascensus, we aspire to make a difference for others. - We are a technology-enabled services company that helps people save for retirement, education, and healthcare through our network of institutional, financial advisor, and state partners. Our culture is guided by sound principles, is committed to high standards, operates with transparency, and welcomes diversity-housed within our Core Values: People Matter. Quality First. Integrity Always. - As a -leading independent recordkeeping services partner, retirement plan third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator, we aim to hire associates who find pride in going to work every day knowing that they help more than 12 million people save for what matters. Ascensus provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ancestry, race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, criminal conviction record or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local laws ("Protected Status"). -

Keywords: Ascensus, Jersey City , Senior Pega Architect, Professions , Jersey City, New Jersey

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