Sr. Pega Business Architect (Remote) #3688


  • US-Remote
  • Information Technology
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Flexible for occasional remote work
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GovCIO is looking for Pega Business Architects to join our growing team. The successful candidates will support our federal government clients and our Pega team with business process improvement for modernization of legacy systems on the Pega Platform. Candidates must have a knowledge of Pega best practices and insight into the advantages that Pega offers. The successful candidates will help transition to more productive and business focused solutions.


This position will be located in DC/MD/VA area and will be a remote/hybrid position.


  • Reimagine, modernize, and help migrate business processes from legacy systems to Pega platform.
  • Provide thought leadership around ways to improve implementation and integration of applications using Pega's Center-out business architecture.
  • Elaboration and documentation of business requirements.
  • Use multiple tools and techniques to support agile elaboration functions and assist in identifying, decomposing, and documenting epics, capabilities, and features.
  • As needed, assist with design functionality for Pega.
  • Design, develop, and demonstrate new functionality for business clients.
  • Work closely with government and other vendor groups.
  • Improve the configuration of Pega for users.
  • Modify or develop new workflow configurations to maximize production and operating efficiency.
  • Enable reduction of redundancy and overlap in the data across the IRS.
  • Ensure implementations align with broader standards and frameworks of the overall business strategy.
  • Exhibit a Team Player mentality with a focus on collaborative engagement.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in I.T., computer science, or related field. Degree may be substituted by commensurate work experience.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with large Pega projects.
  • Certified Pega Business Architect (BA) certification.
  • Experience with Agile delivery on a large program.
  • Proven ability to assess and improve upon business processes.
  • Ability to foster a true Agile mindset across teams.  
  • Ability to inform and train government and other vendor groups on Pega best practices and Agile elaboration.
  • Expertise with Agile design principles.
  • Must possess excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of I.T.:
    • Standards
    • Methodologies
    • System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • Project management frameworks
    • 508 Accessibility
  • Able to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, remote environment.
  • Must be meticulous and highly organized.
  • Must be eligible for Public Trust clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Agile SAFe or other related Agile certification(s).
  • Current or recent (last three years) cleared (Public Trust) clearance.
  • Knowledge of and experience with User Experience (UX) design and testing and human-centered design principles.
  • 5+ years of experience in the federal sector.
  • Clearance Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a Suitability/Public Trust clearance

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $135,000 - $140,000 Annually

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