Senior Enterprise Architect

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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.

We are looking for an experienced and hands-on Enterprise Architect to help us enable the vision and objectives of Enterprise Architecture at Viasat. You will be responsible to implement core functions and components of enterprise architecture that accelerates business growth and improves service delivery across the organization. You will ensure that the right processes and tools are used to collect and curate trustworthy data for the stakeholders to make data-driven decisions. Partnering with the EA team and other Viasat technology and business product teams, you will be the enabler of various constituents, and help make Viasat EA best-in-class.

Job Responsibilities
  • Develop, own, and deliver the required core capabilities (tools and processes) for enabling the enterprise architecture practices at Viasat.
  • Defining, creating, and governing the processes, data, and integrations across the EA tools
  • Create architecture models to reflect the organization's strategies and goals
  • Organize training to improve employees' knowledge and skills in software architecture and mentor up and coming architects 
  • Ensure security is architected in from the ground up.
  • Create tools and methods for architecture complying with various global regulatory requirements
  • Determine and implement build versus buy strategies
  • Support several activities of architecture such as development of standards around applications, infrastructure, data, security, APIs/integrations, and AI/ML solutions.  

  • Expert level experience and knowledge on Application Portfolio Management, Software Asset Management, Discovery tools, EA and Data Modeling Tools, Data Catalogs, Program and Plan Process, Service and Incident Management, TOGAF and other EA frameworks, Integrated Roadmaps, EA Scorecard and Metrics, Business Process Mining and Management, DevOps tools, CI/CD pipeline, Test Automation, Automation of Users and Systems Experiences, etc.
  • 10+ years of hands-on integrations experience across several EA tools is a must have.
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or a related field.
  • Solid understanding of architectural design patterns and best practices to address application, data and technology in the context of business processes within the context of existing and new architectures and standards
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and working across various groups through influence.
  • Good leadership and motivational skills.
  • Experience in modeling and graphic representations.
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand
  • Change management and stakeholder management
  • Up to 25% travel required
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field of study such as Computer Science, Information Technology 
  • Prior experience as a solutions architect 
  • Tech or Telecom experience a plus!

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
Up to 25%
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required
Worker Classification
At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For United States-based jobs only: The pay range for this position is $145650 to $233100 annually; however, base pay may vary within this range depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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