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Pega Senior Business Architect
Ref No.: 18-01268
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/23/2018 to 07/22/2019

We are seeking a Pega Certified Senior Business Architect will act as a liaison between the business users, stakeholders, and technologists. This individual will be responsible to work with Lead System Architect and Leadership team jointly charting business and technical strategies. This position will have the opportunity to exercise a variety of skill sets while participating in software development and systems integration projects for a wide variety of users and stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in requirements gathering, tracking, and analysis with an ability to communicate the information to both technical and non-technical professionals. The primary function of this position will involve the evaluation of user needs and the development and implementation of technological solutions to solve those needs

Role Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the liaison between Business and Technology teams and have the ability to translate between technical and non-technical team members.
  • Works closely with Business Product Owners and Stakeholders, ATCSU and Lead Business Analysts to gather user stories and translate into business requirements.
  • A wide degree of creativity and initiative is expected. • Understands the business vision and translates to Technology impacts/solutions.
  • Work with Technology teams to come up with solutions that meet Business needs. • Proactively identifies and mitigates risk to projects.
  • Performs multiple roles as needed during the course of the project. • Strong interpersonal, communication and relationship skills.
  • Solid experience with business process modeling and change management
  • Solid experience with documenting requirements, functional design and leading test execution.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and customers to understand business problems to be solved
  • Capture functional software requirements and translate into user stories
  • Coordinate with Product Manager and stakeholders to facilitate backlog reviews
  • Participate in Agile software development sprints and sprint planning activities
  • Lead agile teams and processes as necessary
  • Define solution acceptance criteria and assist in software testing
  • Publish software release notes and maintain other product documentation
  • Develop and maintain solution training material
  • Mentor Business Analysts and other Software Development team members
  • Integrate best practices into current working procedures
  • Lead client workshops around software products and processes
  • Participate in and provide support to customer success teams
  • Create wireframe designs for functional requirements
  • Conduct process and product training as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • IT technical background a plus

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • MUST BE A PEGA certified Business Architect 4-year college degree or equivalent technical study.
  • MUST HAVE a PEGA Business Architect certification.
  • 7 or more yrs.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related business analysis
  • A minimum of 5 Use Case Development
  • A minimum of 5 years Business Analyst
  • A minimum of 5 Years PEGA Certified Business Architect
  • Broad experience in an organization that develops and delivers software to customers
  • Managing software functional requirements throughout the SDLC
  • Participation in an Agile software development environment
  • Working with users/stakeholders to understand and capture software solution needs
  • Configuration and deployment of software solutions at the Pega level
  • Documentation of requirements, test cases, and training material