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Pega Senior System Architect

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Information technology
Brand BNP Paribas Cardif
Level of experience 6 to 10 years
Apply REF: PEGA2019
Do you have excellent knowledge about PEGA development? Do you want to put this know-how to use and create innovative technical solutions for business & IT challenges? Would you like to work for an international Insurance Company? In that case you may be the new PEGA Senior System Architect we’re looking for!

What’s the job about?

You will be responsible for the development activities on our PEGA platform. You report to the PEGA Lead System Architect and you’ll collaborate closely with other internal and external developers and IT-specialists.
What keeps you busy during the day? Amongst other things you’ll be:
  • Translating functional to technical specifications.
  • Performing peer reviews of the work from your direct colleagues and do system integration tests to secure the quality of the applications (including database performance, UI & alert logs).
  • Providing accurate time- and cost estimates for tasks.
  • Building business solutions based on our existing PEGA v7 platform using PRPC tools (PAL, Tracer, Security Model, Access Groups, UI Portals, Log Analyzer).
  • Applying PEGA best practices for architecture, design and development.
    And of course we aim for continuous improvement! You will help us lift our business to a higher level.

It is nice to work here! Why?

“In our open plan office you’re sitting next to our business process managers and test team so you can collaborate closely. You will be working on projects which directly impact the internal business operations,” according to your new manager, Johan Stolk.


Which skills do you need to bring along?

You are good in in organizing, planning and coordinating. You easily get to the heart of the matter by using your pro-active approach, analytical skills and ability to listen. You’re a team player with a drive for continuous improvement. Next to that you have:

  • A Bachelor of Computer Science or similar degree.
  • A PEGA System Architect certification (CSSA 7.1 or higher is desired).
  • 5 years of experience with PEGA implementations, experience with PEGA PRPC version 7 covering the following design and implementation topics:
    • PEGA 7 Case Management Relationship, Inheritance, Class Design and Reporting
    • Rule Resolution, Circumstances, Locking, Agents, Rule Utility Functions, Data Pages
    • At least one end to end experience on two Integrations (SOAP, SQL, REST, JMS)
    • Run  pre-flight regularly to check code with Alerts, PAL, Log, Tracer, DB Trace, PRPC Caching
    • Pega Framework Knowledge. Experience with Insurance Industry Framework (IIF) and Product Configuration Framework (PCF) is a pre
    • Experience  with correspondence, email, PDF and FileNet integration is a pre
    • Design and data model, Ruleset hierarchy, UI (harness and sections)    
  • The ability to program a Pega solution considering the present application scenario and business requirements.
  • Experience in analysing, designing, developing and application deployment of Java based enterprise applications.    
  • Experience in/Knowledge of J2EE (JSP, Servlets, EJB, XML, Java), webservice and database techniques.     
  • Knowledge of ITIL and experience with different development approaches (Waterfall, Scrum/Agile).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (must) and Dutch (desired)
  • Ability to work independently as well as with colleagues.
  • Communication skills: you communicate effectively with IT specialists as well as with colleagues outside the IT department.
  • A customer friendly and service orientated attitude.

Tell me more about the organisation

BNP Paribas Cardif – part of BNP Paribas – develops and sells products and services in the areas of savings and insurances by many distribution channels. BNP Paribas Cardif is active in 36 countries and has a strong position in Europe, Asia and South America. Nearly 10.000 employees are working for BNP Paribas Cardif and over 77% are working outside of France.


In the Netherlands we focus on insurance products that protect us against risks such as disability, unemployment and death. A half-million of Dutch households have an insurance at BNP Paribas Cardif Netherlands. We have more than 115 professionals working at our office in Oosterhout. 


The department consists of 6 teams: Business Process Management, Software Development, Test management, Functional Application management, Service desk and Technical administration. As PEGA System Architect you are part of the Software Development team.


What we have to offer you

We like to bring out the best in every employee. To achieve that, we believe it is important that employees spend time on personal development and keep developing themselves. We give you the opportunity to learn and develop your talents and skills. Next to that you’ll:
  • Have a fantastic job within the IT department.
  • Work 38 hours per week.
  • Have a market based salary.
  • Have a 13th month of salary.
  • Get 8% holiday allowance.
  • Have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills.
  • Have 26 vacation days.
  • Get a company contribution to your pension.
  • Can attend the wellbeing program.
  • Can opt for a collective health insurance and accidents insurance.
  • Get coverage by the company for the ‘WIA-gap’.
  • Have a nice place to work in an open culture.


If you have any questions you can always contact Lauren Vos, telephone number: 0162-486 015 or sent an e-mail to werkenbijcardif [at] bnpparibascardif (dot) com.
We don’t appreciate help from other parties in our search for the right candidate, unless we ask them to.
Primary Location: NL-NB-OosterhoutJob Type: Vaste aanstellingJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYSchedule: Fulltime