Solutions Engineer (Pega LSA)

Aflac

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Salary Range: $80,000 - $185,000

We’ve Got You Under Our Wing

We are the duck. We develop and empower our people, cultivate relationships, give back to our community, and celebrate every success along the way. We do it all…The Aflac Way.

Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized as Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere.com.

Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself, are you the duck? If so, there’s a home, and a flourishing career for you at Aflac.

Work Designation. Depending on your location within the continental US, this role may be hybrid or remote.

  • If you live within 50 miles of the Aflac offices located in Columbus, GA this role will be hybrid. This means you will be expected to work in the office for at least 60% of the work week. You will work from your home (within the continental US) for the remaining portion of the work week. Details of this schedule will be discussed with your leadership.
  • If you live more than 50 miles from the Aflac offices located in Columbus, GA, this role will be remote. This means you will be expected to work from your home, within the continental US. If the role is remote, there may be occasions that you are requested to come to the office based on business need. Any requests to come to the office would be communicated with you in advance.

What does it take to be successful at Aflac?

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

What does it take to be successful in this role?

  • Deep Knowledge in Systems Products and Solutions
  • Designing Tailored Solutions for Clients
  • Cross-Domain Systems Integration
  • Presentation and Demonstration Skills
  • Cloud Solution Design across Providers
  • Network and Infrastructure Design
  • Collaboration with Sales and Product Teams

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science or information systems or other related field
  • Eight or more years of solutions-based data processing experience with a concentration in systems engineering, operating systems and network design/configuration and management

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Education & Experience Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Computer science or information systems or other related field
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Have worked in Pega version 8.7.4 or greater

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze business needs and design corresponding technical solutions
  • Work as a PEGA LSA (lead systems architect) on several key Aflac applicaitons
  • Peform hands on Pega development, as well as mentoring and coaching less experience team members
  • Collaborate with software engineers to ensure solutions are achievable and align with technical standards
  • Recommend improvements to current systems and processes
  • Ensure solutions are cloud-compatible and optimize cloud resources
  • Oversee project timelines and deliverables
  • Participates on multiple project teams, installs operating systems or major subsystems and associated software and hardware products; enhances activities, and performs as related maintenance and support; backups manager as necessary
  • Mentors less experienced personnel in their specific areas of expertise
  • Provides expertise to internal and external clients as needed related to problems with business solutions
  • Recommends design and performance improvements based on analysis of assigned specifications, planning, designing, and implementing software solutions, uses appropriate software engineering processes
  • Provides technical consulting on highly complex issues surrounding the use of the organization’s infrastructure and on the integration of application systems into the infrastructure
  • Maintains a current understanding of systems software and IT architecture, products, services, processes, and methodologies; evaluates technology options and makes recommendations to management
  • Performs other related duties as required

Total Rewards

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. The range has been created in good faith based on information known to Aflac at the time of the posting. Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. This salary range does not include any potential incentive pay or benefits, however, such information will be provided separately when appropriate. The salary range for this position is $80,000 - $185,000.

In addition to the base salary, we offer an array of benefits to meet your needs including medical, dental, and vision coverage, prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending, dependent care flexible spending, Aflac supplemental policies (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity offered at no costs to employee), 401(k) plans, annual bonuses, and an opportunity to purchase company stock. On an annual basis, you’ll also be offered 11 paid holidays, up to 20 days PTO to be used for any reason, and, if eligible, state mandated sick leave (Washington employees accrue 1 hour sick leave for every 40 hours worked) and other leaves of absence, if eligible, when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Aflac complies with all applicable leave laws, including, but not limited to sick and safe leave, and adoption and parental leave, in all states and localities.