Pega Development Academy

If you’re interested in a career in software development for the insurance sector, training opportunities are available. If you successfully complete the academy you’ll gain industry-recognised qualifications and potentially get a job offer to join Aflac NI’s new Technology and Cyber Security Centre of Excellence.

Training

The Pega Development Academy is a nine-week intensive training course at Belfast Metropolitan College – e3, Springvale Campus.

Training will be delivered by Belfast Metropolitan College to prepare you for a role in software engineering/systems architecture under the assured skills programme.

If you’re selected for the academy, you’ll receive practical, real world training in:

  • Pega
  • modelling business processes
  • Python
  • agile methodology
  • data visualisation
  • database management

It will prepare you for a role which involves:

  • delivering high quality, tested, secure Pega cloud software solutions to clients  
  • supporting the implementation of Pega cloud software projects
  • delivering excellent customer service
  • extensive learning and development opportunities

If you successfully complete the course, you’ll be guaranteed a job interview with Aflac NI, for a role with a starting salary in the range of £25k to 27k a year and generous company benefits, such as performance bonuses and private health insurance.

Who can apply 

No previous experience is needed, however, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • eligible to work in the UK
  • have a degree in any discipline or a Level 5 qualification (HND or equivalent) in an IT-related subject

How to apply

Apply online at: Pega Academy by 4.00 pm on Friday 15 November 2019

As part of the application process you’ll need to upload your CV and your qualification certificate.

Interview and training dates  

Interviews will be held, week commencing 2 December at:

Aflac NI
River House
High Street
Belfast

Training will take place at Belfast Metropolitan College, e3, Springfield Road, Belfast from 13 January 2020 to 13 March 2020.

Company information

Aflac, headquartered in Atlanta, USA, offers a range of voluntary supplemental insurance products. The company has set up their new Technology and Cyber Security Centre of Excellence in Belfast, to deliver innovative solutions to support those customers in their greatest time of need.

Further information

For more information on this academy or to receive updates on new academy opportunities as they arise, contact the Department for the Economy – Employer Skills Branch.

To find out how your information will be managed, you can view the privacy notice for Assured Skills (external link opens in a new window / tab).

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