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Pega Certified Lead Systems Architect

Express Scripts - Saint Louis, MO

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  • Company
    Express Scripts Express Scripts
  • Location
    Saint Louis, MO
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Schedule: Full-time

Job ID: REQ20003565


The Pega Certified Lead
Systems Architect (LSA) has proven their ability to architect, design,
develop and implement highly scalable and reliable IT systems. This
position will focus on solutions that enable the Center Operations
organization and provide an enhanced patient and physician experience
and strongly influence the Specialty patient and physician digital
strategy. In addition, this position will focus on data transition
design and overall project delivery of all Specialty data transformation
initiatives within the Specialty technology area.


Execute application architecture through working with delivery teams to
enable the efficient and optimal use of ESI s technology assets,
ensuring adherence to ESI s IT Strategy, Guidelines and Architecture
* Continuously evaluate industry standards, best
practices and technology trends for their ability to support and enhance
the goals of ESI s business.
* Provide in-depth technical
consultation to business partners and IT management/development to
ensure development of efficient application systems utilizing
established standards, procedures and methodologies
* Perform long term and on the fly evaluations of solutions based on scenarios, outcomes and risk assessments.
* Review, identify and provide performance recommendations to delivery, capacity planning and systems administration teams.
* Perform financial assessments of platform changes and enhancements.
Work with technology partners (clients and vendors) to enable ESI s
enterprise model. Inclusive of coordinating technology sharing /
training sessions and preparing guideline documentation
* Direct the creation of reusable technology components within ESI s enterprise architecture.
Responsible for large scale implementations and transformations through
managing multiple stakeholders at all levels (business, technical and
regulatory); understands and addresses organizational barriers.
Work with leaders of cross-functional teams sharing process improvements
including engineering, system test, product management, operations, and
* Engage in production support research and resolution recommendations, as required


* 10-15 years of IT leadership and college degree
* 3+ years of Pega ecosystem experience is required (preferably 5-7 years)
* Must have Pega CSA certification (Certified System Architect)
* Strong Plus if additionally certified as Pega CSSA, or optimally as CLSA
3+ years experience with Pega Direct Capture of Objectives (DCO)
process. Able to identify and optimally define process flows and use
cases during DCO process
* Understanding of the Pega Smart BPM methodology and the Pega Rules process
* Object Oriented experience is a strong plus
Focus areas for this role will include the contact centers and overall
patient and physician-focused engagement within the Healthcare
industry. Experience in these areas is a strong plus
* Other
software development experience, including SOFEA/ MULE, J2EE, ReactJS,
Spring Boot, Oracle forms, Oracle PL/SQL, Eclipse, iOS, .NET, HTML5,
design patterns and software development experience, is a plus


Application Development is focused on creating, testing and deploying client and patient applications that run our renowned customized service delivery system. These teams use traditional and Agile application development disciplines, depending on client, partner and patient requirements. The following functional areas make up the Application Development community:

HOME DELIVERY & APPLICATION SERVICES This team leads application development strategy and execution, and business relationship management for Home Delivery and patient systems. They also manage all centralized functions for quality assurance, release management and production support operations.

HOME DELIVERY Home Delivery oversees application development strategy and execution, including business relationship management for all Home Delivery, Contact and Digital systems.

PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT (PBM) The PBM group is responsible for application design, development and strategy for all core PBM systems including Benefits & Eligibility, Clinical Programs, Coverage Review Determination, Supply Chain, Retail Networks, Client Data, Adjustments and Claims Adjudication. This team partners with Clinical Solutions, Client Services, Supply Chain, Operations, Product and Account Management to bring innovative solutions and service to clients and patients.

SPECIALTY The Specialty team manages application development, strategy and execution, and business relationship management for Specialty systems.


Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.
Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.
Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Express Scripts is an EOE
Express Scripts is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in this application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics.Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation and, depending on position requirements, a Department of Defense background investigation. AA/EOE.