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Lead Systems Architect - Pega Platform

Job ID: 2204695
Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2022
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 experienced Lead Systems Architect with deep 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 a self-motivated leader, hard-working and have a passion for people and software.  This is a Full Time Remote job that can be worked anywhere in the U.S.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs technical planning, high level and detailed requirements definition, test planning and execution (to include use cases, test procedures and test data), intelligent 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. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).  Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to development of new principles and concepts. Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions, which are highly innovative and ingenious. FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of supervisor. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. IMPACT: Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically results in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect image of organization's technological capability. LIASON: Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

Pega Certified Lead System Architect (PCLSA)  with 14+ years of deep/broad experience developing on the Pega Platform
Knowledge of and experience with one or more programming languages
Must have experience with:
- Expert at architecting/designing complex intelligent business process automations per best practice guidelines
- Expert at developing complex solutions to meet customer requirements
- Knowledge of relational database principles and/or experience with database design
- Expert in the Agile Software Development Lifecycle
- Expert in architecting and deploying business process automations on the Pega Platform
- Ability to lead teams & mentor team members 
- Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance on the job.
- Ability to explain complex technical terms and systems to customers and junior team members
- Ability to lead 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 of customer engagement

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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