This is a remote, work from home role. The Certified Lead System Architect position is an opportunity to work with highly sophisticated and reputable clients and customers to design and build components of the applications that help solve their business challenges, providing consultative guidance on all project assignments. The Lead System Architect primarily works remotely and on-site at a customer location when needed. The Lead System Architect provides architecture and design services to clients and ensures delivered solutions meet and perform to technical and functional specifications. Our team lives and breathes the Pega delivery vision: Quickly building high-quality, outcome-driven applications that evolve with the changing needs of the business. As a critical member of the Hoverstate Pega Implementation Services team, you will work with a passionate and driven project team, delivering new and innovative solutions using Pega technology.
Picture Yourself at Hoverstate:
You are a partner with the customer and the technical teams; this consultative role aligns strategic goals with IT initiatives and the related systems that link these aspects of the enterprise together. The Lead System Architect works with a dynamic project team to structure the enterprise applications in terms of its business information, data, business processes, and IT systems. In this role, youll help us ensure that system architectures are functional, robust, and scalable within the context of a client enterprise.
What You'll Do at Hoverstate:
Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, UAT, and production deployment.
Be a key contributor during the pre-sales cycle, working closely with sales and leadership teams, leveraging your expertise during discovery sessions.
Collaborate and team with clients, partners, and Hoverstate team members on client sites or remotely with a continuous focus on Customer Success.
The LSA will design, develop and implement exceptional technical solutions built on the Pega 8 platform.
In this role, you will manage a team of technical resources and their technical implementation tasks to ensure work is delivered on time and within budget.
The client will take full advantage of your consistently demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard project delivery frameworks, including Agile, Waterfall, and Scrum.
Just as any team-lead, you will be called upon to effectively troubleshoot technical issues as they arise during the project lifecycle.
Mentoring more junior CSSA and CSA team members on an ongoing basis is necessary.
We also expect participation in internal Hoverstate projects to help build the Hoverstate brand and expertise.
Provide support and technical governance focused on one or more projects at a time.
Who You Are:
You are a hands-on, collaborative individual with experience working with technical architects, business users, and engineers.
Expert experience leading in Agile and Scrum methodologies
Strong understanding of Pega methodologies (i.e., Pega Express)
Experience with various Cloud platforms and technologies
Demonstrated knowledge of Object-Oriented techniques and principles
Demonstrable strong communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills backed up by references
Excellent time management and organization skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate, partner, and collaborate
Willingness to go the extra mile for the client
Dedication to a team-oriented environment with the ability to drive and lead by example
Ability to define and enforce best practices in Pega architecture/design/coding
The ability to travel nationwide to client sites up to 50% of the time (post-pandemic)
What You've Accomplished:
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
6+ years experience in building and implementing model-driven, enterprise-level business solutions and applications.
Achieved Pega Lead System Architect certification (Pega 8 certification refresh is required)
Worked as an LSA at a minimum of 3 large scale Pega implementations
Exposure to various technologies, including object-oriented techniques/principles, database design, application & web servers, not just Pega.
Provided thought leadership to team members and clients across business and technical project dimensions.
Provided technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of issues
Acted as a coach and mentor to team members
Working experience in Pega Frameworks such as Healthcare, Financial Services, Customer Service or Field Services a plus
Hoverstate Offers You:
Hoverstate is a Pega Venture Partner, which gives us (and you) unprecedented access to Pega with the skills, knowledge, and training to accelerate your understanding and skill growth
An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
Our culture is collaborative, communicative, and sometimes downright funny. We genuinely love what we do and have a good time doing it!
A very competitive salary + bonuses
Excellent Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Benefits
Opportunities to grow your knowledge, skills, and career