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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Baltimore


Position Description We are actively seeking a Pega Senior Solutions Architect to join our team and support development efforts for a government client. Solution Architects assess a projectaposs technical feasibility, as well as implementation risks. They are responsible for designing and implementing a projectaposs technical architecture. They define the structure of a system, its interfaces, and the principles that guide its organization, software design and implementation. The scope of the Solution Architectaposs role is bounded by the business issue at hand. A Solution Architect needs to have knowledge of all the different aspects of the technical solution as well as robust business knowledge. This includes the Software Architect. Your future duties and responsibilities The Pega Senior Solutions Architect will need to have a solid background and experience developing software on the Pega platform. This person will be relied upon as a subject matter expert of the technology, its capabilities and best practices. Principal responsibilities will include but are not limited to Operate in an Agile software development environment while satisfying the governmentaposs Waterfall-style project stage gates. Interact daily with system and business analysts to clarify requirements. Collaborate closely with other highly skilled Pega system architects. Be a champion of Pegaaposs technology and its value to the customer. Develop foundational enhancements to existing production Pega applications. Design and implement new Pega applications and prototypes. Establish standards and best practices for a Pega Center of Excellence (CoE). Mentor and support junior-level system architects to cultivate and sustain Pega expertise for the customer and within the company. Integrate Pega applications with external APIs, web services and legacy data sources. Articulate and manage tasks using software project tracking tools like codeBeamer, JIRA, or Rational Team Concert. Required qualifications to be successful in this role The successful candidate will have experience in the following Exceptional communication skills in English - both written and oral - and the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical IT stakeholders Proven experience developing enterprise-class Pega applications. Experience in all phases of software development lifecycle including analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment. Strong Object-Oriented design and implementation skills. Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) Experience with design and development of UIaposs using JavaScript, HTML and custom CSS Stylesheets. Experience in creating SOAPREST connectorsservices. Experience in Agile Development Methodology, especially PegaSCRUM. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex production issues. Strong understanding of relational database design concepts At least 3 yearsapos specific experience as a Pega SSA. Desired Skills Pega CSSA certification Experience working for a federal government customer CGIFederalJob Skills Development (Fed) Development Life-Cycle What you can expect from us Build your career with us. It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clientsapos digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create. Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. Learn more about CGI at No unsolicited agency referrals please. CGI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics. CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. 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