PEGA Lead System Architect

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Łódź, PL, 93-281 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309

Job ID: 21262


Take a leading role in building Nordea’s Pega System Architect capability in Corporate Lending area and help shape Nordea’s future digital transformation.


We are looking for experienced and certified Pega Lead System Architect (LSA) who understand and can deliver on complex IT and business challenges and turn them into visionary customer-centric digital experiences. This is an opportunity for you to help shape and deliver the digital services of the future for our corporate customers.


In today’s world, change is the one thing you can count on. But whatever the future brings, our customers remain at the heart of everything we do.


That’s where you come in. Working with dedicated colleagues in an exciting and agile environment, you’ll help meet our customers’ needs for digital services. We aim to be courageous and explorative in our approach to innovating better ways of delivering banking services – anytime, anywhere. This means you’ll have many opportunities to learn and grow as you build your career with us. Would you help us lead the way in creating great digital customer experience?


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.  


About this opportunity

You'll join one of our Business Banking units with allocation to Front to Back Corporate Lending Hub team – dedicated to create the new applications, process of the future in the loans for corporates in Nordea. Considering from the moment the customer approach the bank until the loan is fully paid, we will take care of all the journey of the customer and the product. Our goal is to improve the customer satisfaction, increase the business, the employees productivity and of course be compliant with all the regulators’ demands.


As a Lead System Architect, you will play a vital role In shaping the services and setting best practices as we scale the platform to support the growing adoption of the capability within the bank.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Define development and code review standards
  • Build and maintan common components 
  • Shape the future application roadmap
  • Act as Pega development SME, providing guidence and support 
  • Define governanve to ensure integrity of Pega Layer CakeTM architecture
  • Assist in scoping and sizing of new projects
  • Mentor and support other colleagues 
  • Work close to with Pega System company and their consultants


The role is based in Warsaw/Tricity/Łódź in hybrid work system. 


Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.   


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Have solid hands-on Pega development experience, preferably within the Financial sector
  • Stay on top of latest Pega features and standards
  • Possess strong technical consulting skills to drive the latest ways to implement software solutions
  • Have the knowledge of object oriented programing languages, Application Servers, relational and non-relational databases and integration techniques.
  • Know how Pega Center of Excellence is setup and functions
  • Have leadership skills to take lead in shaping standards and ways of working
  • Have strong stakeholder management skills 
  • Are interested in training and mentoring others to become future System Architects


Your experience and background:  

  • 3+ years experience in the role of the Pega certified Lead System Architect
  • 5+ years actively working with Pega systems in the role of Senior or Lead System Architect  
  • 2+ years of Java/J2EE development experience will be an asset
  • Experience leading a team of Pega System Architects in a project/agile team 
  • Fluency in English (professional level)


Main benefits of working at Nordea: 

  • Reasonable workload and nordic work atmosphere.
  • Development opportunities - you will have access to e-learning platforms like Udemy and O'Reilly, plus have a chance to take part in conferences across Poland and Europe.
  • Hybrid work model to have a chance to integrate with the Team, there is a high flexibility (4 days remote per week).
  • Cafeteria platform - 350 PLN net.
  • Pension program (PPE): Nordea pays extra 3,5% of your salary gross monthly to a dedicated pension account.
  • Profit-sharing program: even up to 1600 EUR per year on top of the salary.
  • Recommendation program: from 1000 to 12000 PLN net if you find a colleague that joins Nordea, and much more…


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next Steps


Submit your application no later than 31/05/2024.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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