PEGA Developer (Remote) #2650


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GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?



GovCIO is currently looking for experienced PEGA Developers to join our growing team supporting Federal clients. The successful candidate will work in one of several Agile teams (in a scaled Agile [SAFe] framework) to manage and complete numerous modernization projects in parallel in an enterprise environment. Teams will work to improve case management practices across operating divisions at the IRS.

The Pega Developers will support IRS with modernization of processes and applications through scaled Agile development and process improvement within a quickly growing enterprise case management implementation on the Pega platform. The Pega Developers’ responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate effectively in a complex, multi-vendor environment with contractor and government personnel in small, Agile teams.
  • Assist IRS to rethink and modernize business processes and practices.
  • Streamline case management processes across the IRS to improve the taxpayer experience. 
  • Work within and across teams to improve case management practices across operating divisions at the IRS. 
  • Design, construction, and testing of new Pega applications.
  • Develop new or modify existing workflow configurations to maximize production and operating efficiency.
  • Facilitate Business Process Modernization Design Sessions.
  • Use a data-led approach to assess the complexity and potential level of effort.
  • Develop a high-level sequence of activities such as target state journey maps or target state documents.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders and integrators to align business process transformation with in-flight and planned implementation activities.
  • Engage various stakeholders to identify and document potential impacts and dependencies.
  • Develop prototypes to inform target state and minimum viable product elaboration and configuration.
  • Utilize internal and external data to identify key transformation risks that will need to be addressed through parallel activities or future/ongoing change management processes. 
  • Create process flows of the stakeholder’s current and future state that incorporate relevant data, metrics, and connections.  



Required Skills and Experience

  • Only U.S. citizens or permanent residency “green card” holders (3+ years) will be considered
  • Pega Certified Senior System Architect (PCSSA) or higher certification
  • 6+ years of experience with Pega application development, and knowledge of the Pegasystems, Inc, platform
  • Extensive experience with Agile software development process/concepts
  • Experience with identification, elaboration and refinement of requirements
  • Strong understanding of and experience with Pega for case management
  • Some experience with user centered design for application development within the Pega platform
  • Proficient at design, documentation, and troubleshooting complex technical problems
  • Experience with Pega as part of a large-scale implementation
  • Ability to design for and subsequently reuse services, capabilities, and features in Pega
  • Ability to produce efficient process workflows from business requirements
  • Experience in design-thinking methods, such as data-led prototyping and prioritization, project management, and Agile/iterative development
  • Experience ingesting large and complex sets of data and converting them into actionable data insights
  • Knowledge of and experience with using scaled Agile to accommodate large implementations
  • Microsoft Office applications such as MS Visio or similar applications for building process flows
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and technical skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Technology or Computer Science, or five additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience at IRS.
  • General understanding of IRS organizations and tax administration programs.
  • Experience in business architecture design with the Pega platform.
  • Experience with designing data models.
  • Pega experience within the IRS organization or another large public organization.
  • Experience leading business process modernization in large organizations.
  • Experience working within SAFe.
  • Experience in the federal contracting market would be helpful but is not required.

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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