Principal Supply Chain Business Process Architect

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - Remote Ref #12214 09-Jun-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

As a key leader in the Operations Process & Technology group, you will work closely with Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Test, Supply Chain, IT, Engineering, and Business unit functions to develop and implement the supply chain product solutions to transform functional capabilities that enhance business performance across key objectives like time to market, quality, agility, and operational excellence.   

A successful candidate will bring a wealth of supply chain understanding, technology and systems experience, as well as strategic thought leadership. He or she will be able to quickly understand the specific business needs of ViaSat, and possess the influence needed to gain consensus and drive implementation, moving the business forward in the near term while positioning it to scale effectively with projected growth in the future.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage business architecture and business capability modeling for Supply Chain, including Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Order Mgmt, Transportation/Logistics, Service/Support, Quality
  • Develop and lead application portfolio management across Supply Chain capabilities
  • Product Owner of the Supply Chain microservices platform including capabilities such as Robotic Process Automation, Process Mining, Chatbots, etc.
  • Represent the Global Supply Chain segment on the Corporate Enterprise Architecture team

Additional Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage the relationship with stakeholders, revolutionizing their world by delivering what is possible, not just what is requested.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technology, and the competitive landscape relevant to Supply Chain and Operational capabilities and technologies to keep Viasat at the leading edge and differentiated from the competition.
  • Develop approaches for implementing emerging technologies such as blockchain.
  • Become a trusted leader and partner across Viasat, delivering solutions at scale that optimize complex business and technical challenges within a flat organizational framework utilizing a mix of ERP, SaaS, and in-house developed solutions.
  • Consult with teams internally and externally on best practices, policies & compliance, and help shape the industry's future.
  • Lead programs and projects with talented teams of Engineers, Architects, Analysts, Developers, and Data Scientists
  • Develop, refine, and inform on relevant metrics and KPIs that demonstrate transformation progress and the associated impact to business performance.


  • 8+ years of experience in leading supply chain technology orchestration within a high-tech environment
  • Expert in the area of supply chain business architecture, business capability modeling, application portfolio management, and transformation roadmaps
  • Experience with Robotic Process Automation, Process/Task Mining, and low code mobile app capabilities
  • Familiar with modular composable SW architecture, and microservice delivery models
  • Knowledgeable with Cloud ecosystems/tooling such as AWS, Azure, Google
  • Experience with Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IOT, edge software platforms, and chatbots
  • Experience with IoT, machine learning, and Edge software platforms.
  • Strong relationship building, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Adept at articulating value and developing effective business cases, and influencing at all levels of the organization
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, IT, or Business
  • US citizenship required
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Experience with SAP Cloud ERP
  • Agile/Scrum/PMI Certifications
  • MBA or Master’s Degree
  • Lean Six Sigma Certifications

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
8-15 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
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