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Systems Architect - Pega Platform

Job ID: 2311819
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Systems Architect with solid experience on the Pega Platform. If you are looking for a rewarding
career supporting multiple customers in a variety of engagements while also mentoring others and growing along the way,
we'd love to have you join our growing team! You must be self-motivated and hard-working with a passion for people and
software.  This Job is Full Time and may be worked remotely anywhere in the U.S. for the right candidate. 


  • Performs technical planning, high level and detailed requirements definition, test planning and execution (to include use cases, test procedures and test data), business process automation (Pega) software systems integration, and technical support for software systems and subsystems.
  • Total software system product may include discovery, concept design, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. 
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field of intelligent business process automation. Background in computer programming / application developement.
  • General knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives


Required Education: Bachelors and 5+ years of experience; Masters and 3+ years of experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 

Required Experience:

  • Pega Certified Senior System Architect (PCSA) with 5+ years of solid experience developing on the Pega Platform
  • Knowledge of and experience with one or more programming languages
  • Must have experience with:
    • Implementing user stories according to design and best practice guidelines
    • Knowledge of software design and implementation
    • Knowledge of relational database principles and/or experience with database design
    • Familiarity and/or experience with the Agile Software Development Lifecycle
    • Unit testing all configurations within the Pega Platform
    • Fixing defects
    • Providing direction/mentoring to junior team members
    • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance on the job.

Desired Experience: 

  • Ability to explain complex technical terms and systems to customers and junior team members
  • Ability to participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement processes/standards
  • Excellent analytical/reasoning skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly collaborative
  • Ability to give and receive critical feedback
  • Solid ability to take ownership/initiative

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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