Accenture Cloud First - Pega Lead Business Architect- Midwest in Chicago, Illinois

Title: Cloud First - Pega Lead Business Architect- Midwest Location: USA-Midwest Other Locations: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00527334

Join the Accenture Cloud First team and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Chose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. You will be joining the Cloud First’s application group focusing on leading cloud technology based solutions like SFDC, Google, ServiceNow, Pegasystems and other emerging Cloud Applications. Accenture’s Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform, that can drive broader transformational programs for clients.

To guide our clients on the digital journey, we design a strategy and architecture to help bridge the gap between existing legacy systems and new digital technologies. We help clients develop and retain more profitable customer relationships and increase operational efficiencies with Pega technology.

Our clients can experience accelerated growth, improved sales productivity and reduced customer-care costs by implementing Pega's marketing, sales and onboarding, customer service, operations and integrated Pega platform–enabling the intelligent enterprise and creating an agile digital experience.

Come join the #1 Pega Partner (for the 5th year in a row)!!

Job Description

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.

  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.

  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.

  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Pega software, frameworks, and/or functional design.

  • 80% travel commitment (Monday – Thursday).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess one of the following certifications: CSA (Certified System Architect), CSSA (Certified Senior System Architect), LSA (Lead System Architect) CPBA (Certified Pega Business Architect).

  • Previous Consulting or client service delivery experience.

  • Specialization in functional area (CRM, deployment, etc.) or industry domain expertise.

  • Experience with software architecture and SOA services implementation.

  • Experience designing and developing process based solutions.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent leadership and management skills.

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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