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Healthfirst Sr Application Developer - Pega 100% Remote in Home Office, Massachusetts

The Senior Pega Developer is an essential team member responsible for developing high performing solutions on the Pega platform. The Pega Developer should be able to work with other members of the team on best practices around application development. They should be flexible and willing to learn new programming skills and should be able to migrate existing solutions from one development stack to another based on organization roadmap.

Duties & Responsibilities Designs, develops, and maintains complex applications using Pega solutions that adhere to platform best practices Develops unit tests and provides code coverage to accurately test business logic and functionality Participates in developing specifications such as user stories and designs Solves or recommends solutions for complex issues and problems Assist in the development of logical and physical specifications Documents designs, issues, solutions, tips & tricks as needed Collaborates within the Agile framework, fosters a team approach to software development and delivery Actively engages improving software delivery through DevOps and other Agile practices Stays current in new IT technologies to maintain a high level of subject matter expertise Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications HS Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

Minimum of 5 years of experience with Pega Software development

3 years of hands-on SQL Skills

3 years’ experience in implementing integrations such as REST, SOAP, File Listener, MQ and Error Handling

Have one of the following certifications: Pega CSSA (Certified Senior System Architect), CSA (Certified System Architect) and Pega 8 experience

Previous consulting or client services delivery experience

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

Experience with software architecture and SOA services implementation

Experience in process excellence/modelling, workflow, or flow charting

Experience in Agile environments and methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Experience with AWS

Experience in JS and react.js

Healthcare Experience HS Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

Since we care so greatly about our employees' and members' wellbeing, Healthfirst has implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Company’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety protocols, including local requirements, which may include sharing information regarding your vaccine status and mask wearing. Protocols may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. Healthfirst will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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Hiring Range*:

  • Greater New York City Area (NY, NJ, CT residents): $104,700 - $151,300

  • All Other Locations (within approved locations): $94,700 - $140,845

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, licenses and certifications, and any other factors Healthfirst deems pertinent to the hiring decision.

In addition to your salary, Healthfirst offers employees a full range of benefits such as, medical, dental and vision coverage, incentive and recognition programs, life insurance, and 401k contributions (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Healthfirst believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package wherever its employees work and live.

*The hiring range is defined as the lowest and highest salaries that Healthfirst in “good faith” would pay to a new hire, or for a job promotion, or transfer into this role.