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CNO Financial Group Sr. Pega Business Architect, REMOTE from any US based location in central or eastern time zones in Carmel, Indiana

CNO Financial Group’s IT unit is hiring a Senior Pega Business Architect who has detailed knowledge on Pega and its application to IT business areas. The Sr. Pega Business Architect will also ensure the Pega system fits the enterprise environment and is meeting business requirements. They will develop test plans and test cases and provides input on test case strategy and input into process re-designs recommendations. They will also work within significant limits and authority on assignments requiring high technical complexity and coordination.

As a Senior Pega Business Architect , your responsibilities will include:

  • Gathers information to analyze business needs and document requirements to support Pega implementation.

  • Ensures the Pega system fits the enterprise environment and is meeting business requirements.

  • Develops test plans and test cases and provides input on test case strategy; provides input into process re-designs recommendations.

  • Uses a diverse range of internal and external sources (such as procedures and practices in other areas or companies) to provide recommended resolutions.

  • Models inter- and intra- business relationships and perspectives (Target Operating Model, Capability Model, and Function Model).

  • Captures and understands the business processes associated with the business problem being solved and the solution to be implemented.

  • Partners with Product Owner to compile, deliver, and maintain product backlog consisting of user stories and supporting documentation

  • Ensures delivered work product meet/perform to functional requirements by communication of business requirements to the application architect.

  • Independently writes Pega application specific based user stories.

The Senior Pega Business Architect position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Have working knowledge and understanding of computer engineering, computer science, and IT fundamentals.

  • Possess knowledge of the system development life cycle, system and application program development, technical alternatives and architecture methodologies for multi-platform environments.

  • Can solve complex problems using analytical skills to analyze situations.

  • Have utilized Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or in related disciple; or equivalent

  • Five years of related work experience in writing Pega application specific based user stories

  • Pega Certified Business Architect certification, is required

  • Pega Certified Systems Architect, is preferred

  • Work experience in Insurance, Financial Services or other regulated industry, is preferred

  • Knowledge of Pega BPM platform and Case Management Knowledge of Pega out of the box features - GetNext, SLAs, assignments, routing, work queues

  • Knowledge of Pega DCO capabilities and Pega out of the box dashboard, UI/UX model and reporting

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zone. CNO Financial Group offices reopened in April 2022 and is pursuing a hybrid working model. Associates who live within a 60 mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee) will have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. Work cannot be performed from outside of the United States.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

ReqID: JR166415

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full-Time

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