Under general direction, the PEGA Lead System Architect (LSA) is responsible for architecting and designing business applications using Pega PRPC and other Pega frameworks and out of the box (OOB) features. This position plays a significant role in ensuring that the application quality and design is of the highest quality standards and not only meets the needs of the business today but also supports future expansion for new features down the road. The PEGA LSA is considered a technical leader and is responsible for the design, architecture, and implementation of PRPC based solutions, including the enterprise class structure and the basic design of the application. This role is responsible and accountable for ensuring the business and technical architecture of the delivered solution matches customer technical and functional requirements. This position communicates with the COE and Architecture team as well as Product teams, IT Delivery Services, Plan Customers, and other departments across NASCO.