Job Description

Here at Accenture we are growing our already successful PEGA practice. Currently we are looking for Lead System Architects - LSA's.

The role

  • Capture the requirements and guide the LBA and the client SMEs to elaborate the requirements, process steps, and objectives.
  • Understand the requirements and provide the high-level technical design that is not only fit for purpose but also is world-class.
  • Work with other Pega LSA’s, LBAs, and PSAs to set up standards and guidelines.
  • Work in agile methodology and support the iteration/project manager to size, manage scope, and risk using stand-ups, burn-down, status reports, retrospectives, etc.
  • Work with the LBA and client SMEs to obtain the sign-off of deliverables. Conduct design workshops with interfacing applications and explain the interfacing requirements.
  • Mentor and coach other Pega CSSAs in the team.
  • Participate in proposals, RFPs and provide inputs on solutions and estimates.
  • Highlight risks and assumptions identified during the course of the project.
  • Work closely with delivery teams of various applications in ensuring test alignment at the test case level.
  • Escalate the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, and Resources) to the project/program manager.
  • Ensure the delivered solution matches customer functional requirements and commits to Customer Success.


To be considered for this role you will have:


  • Tertiary Qualification in IT / Computer Science / related discipline
  • Experience in designing solutions using the latest version of Pega
  • Experience in full Pega implementation cycle using agile methodology
  • Experience designing applications that exceed user expectations (UX)
  • Understanding of Pega frameworks for different industries and hands-on experience on a few of them
  • Understanding and hands-on experience with Pega BRE (Business Rules Engine)
  • System Architect: Experience lleading teams of CSSA’s or
  • System Architect: Experience participating in DCO sessions and working with the Pega LSA and other CSSA’s
  • Business Architect: Experience leading DCO sessions and leading teams of BA’s or Business Architect: Experience participating in DCO sessions and working with the Pega LBA and other BA’s


  • Strong knowledge of user experience design
  • Good understanding of the technical components involved in Pega projects
  • Good understanding of data migration requirements, approach, design, and implementation
  • Experience in all aspects of SDLC, Pega frameworks: Financial Services KYC/CLM, Decisioning (CDH) or Pega Government Platform (PGP)
  • System Architect: 10+ years of relevant experience in analysis, design, and development of large scale Java-centric or similar enterprise application systems
  • System Architect: 5+ years relevant experience analysis, design, and development in Pega v6.x/v7.x/v8.x and Pega frameworks
  • System Architect: Pega Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) or Certified Lead System Architect (CLSA) in v8.x/7.x/6.x

This is a great opportunity to join not only the PEGA practice but also the Accenture family.



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