Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

Westminster, CO, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description

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Maxar Intelligence is a provider of secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. 

We are hiring immediately for a Senior Director – Enterprise Architecture for our corporate headquarters in Westminster, CO.

This position requires extensive knowledge and experience running a Fortune 500 Enterprise Architecture organization that is made up of teams providing Business Architecture, Solutions Architecture, and Business process modeling.

Job Details: 

As the Senior Director of Enterprise Architecture, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our digital workplace.  The role is a senior member of the IT Leadership team and works closely with business unit leadership and key personnel to identify and prioritize key initiatives, ensure those initiatives are completed in a practical, expedient manner and ensures the delivery of high-quality business process efficiency and technology alignment deliverables. The Director is expected to be an effective communicator, collaborator and change agent and possess the appropriate business process and technology acumen to meet or exceed the needs of the company.


  • Design, build and manage an Enterprise Architecture program that operates as an internal leadership consultancy, delivering Enterprise Architecture services that advance the business.
  • Champion business process improvement, driving flexibility, adaptability and the evolution of business processes across the enterprise.
  • Leads the analysis of business and operating models, market trends and the technology industry to determine their potential impact on the enterprise’s business strategy, direction, and architecture.
  • Provides perspective on the readiness of the organization to change and innovate through scenario planning techniques and supports formulation of business strategy.
  • Translates and guides execution of business strategy to achieve the organization’s targeted business outcomes by leading the development of an implementation roadmap for the enterprise architecture.
  • Engage business and IT stakeholders, building relationships while communicating the value of EA and its portfolio of services.
  • Collaborate and evaluate enterprise business initiatives, providing support with a security first approach to align business processes with security standards, policies, and guidelines.
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills with multiple levels of leadership, focused on change management, business impact and supporting metrics to drive collaborative efforts.
  • Adhere to established internal procedures, policies and guidelines with the ability to document using ITIL and ISO complaint formats.

Life with Us:

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution

to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:

• 401K matching and immediate vesting schedule

• Career growth opportunities

• Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options

• Programs to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development

• Student loan repayment

• Generous time off

• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision at affordable monthly rates

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance at the Secret level.
  • BS in technical field, or equivalent experience, MS or MBA preferred.
  • 7 or more years of experience in Enterprise Architecture Leadership at a Director level.
  • 10 or more years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations in a multitier environment.
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics.
  • Understanding of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management.
  • Specialized knowledge in security programs supporting NIST, FISMA, FedRAMP and CMMC.
  • Demonstrated leadership in planning/delivering technology projects/services in a Fortune 500 enterprise environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of Enterprise Process Design and Operations
  • Security Certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, SSCP, OSCP, etc.
  • Experience with Standard Enterprise Asset Management policies/procedures
  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture Tools, Standards, Policies and Procedures
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish collaborative teams with team members across multiple business units.


Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$173,000.00 - $287,000.00 annually.


Additionally, this position is incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and/or individual results achieved; the specific incentive plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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