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Pega Development Lead (Hybrid)


  • Req ID: 96226
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 08/11/2022


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.



The BPM development chapter is an exciting team to build an innovative BPM solution that accelerates the digital transformation at CP.

As a PEGA Development Lead, your main reasonability is to be the hands-on team lead to design and build high-profile workflow applications using the latest PEGA technologies. Working collaboratively with a team of PEGA developers and business partners, you are to accelerate the adoption and rollout of the PEGA platform at CP to enable faster delivery cycles.

You are also to oversee the development practice in several PEGA projects. You are to create and accelerate the adoption of the modern PEGA development practice with the focus on a cloud-ready, low code model.



  • Work collaboratively with partners to identify the business problem and provide a high-quality solution using the latest PEGA technologies.
  • Design the enterprise-class structure and reusable foundational components.
  • Integrate the PEGA solution with other enterprise applications through service and streaming technology.
  • Lead developer team to build the application using modern development practice, e.g., code review and DevOps pipeline to accelerate the delivery quality and speed.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
  • Establish the low code and citizen development model to accelerate the delivery agility.
  • Research the latest PEGA platform capabilities and emerging BPM technology to ensure our solutions are cutting-edge.
  • Enforce the consistency of PEGA application design and development practice across multiple greenfield projects.
  • Provide on-the-job coaching to the developers.
  • Champion the knowledge sharing with the enterprise audiences.



  • 6+ years of PEGA application development experience with medium-high complexity.
  • Certified System Architect (PCSA certification)
  • In-depth knowledge of PEGA version 8.5 and up.
  • Good understanding of DevOps and continuous delivery methodology
  • University degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to make technical design/enhancement recommendations/decisions across different applications/technologies, mentor on standards and coding practices and debug very complex or urgent problems
  • Able to resolve integration issues to guarantee solution conformance to requirements and engineering limitations
  • Strong business acumen related to medium / high complexity LOB(s)
  • Good understanding of JAVA and Cloud Technologies.
  • Prior experience with Content Management, Records Management, Forms Digitization, RPA
  • Preferred one or more relevant application design and development certifications
  • Completed intermediate courses or certificates in business communications
  • Prior experience with Agile projects



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").

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