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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Developer - Pega in Rockville, Maryland


Summary of the Position

This independent contributor position is responsible for the development and maintenance of USP’s Pega platform. The incumbent works closely with the solution architect, business analysts, business stakeholders and members of the development team.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develops custom solutions within the Pega platform. Defines system architecture landscape, identifies gaps between current and desired end-states, and delivers a comprehensive solution that will enable achievement of the desired business outcomes.

  • Responsible for partnering with other IT professionals to integrate Pega with different on-premise and cloud-based business systems and integration tools (e.g. Oracle EBS, Salesforce, Oracle databases, REST APIs, ETL, etc.)

  • Partners with project managers, business teams and other developers on projects to ensure effective collaboration throughout all phases of development, testing and deployment

  • Utilizes knowledge in database design and system architecture to design and develop software component requirements

  • Utilizes Agile Development Scrum framework for developing, delivering and sustaining complex projects.

  • Creates and maintains technical documentation including process documentation, naming and commenting conventions

  • Executes full lifecycle deployments from development to sandbox production

  • Carries out unit-testing and defect resolution

  • Assists with technical design and documentation

  • Provide post-production support

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 4 years of experience in Pega configuration and custom development

  • 6 years of experience in application development

  • Holds or is pursuing Pega CSSA

  • Demonstrated experience in Version 8.x

Skills Sought

  • Understanding of environment management, release management, rule set & code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies

  • Understanding of case management, data modeling, data validation, information exchange, user interface design, security, performance tuning, reporting, and application testing, versioning & deployment within the Pega platform

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Strong time management skills and attention to details required.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with minimum supervision.

USP offers an impressive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time off – 15 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles.

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Information Technology

Job Type Full-Time