Bechtel Corporation Senior Enterprise Architect - Infrastructure Technology in Reston, Virginia

Requisition ID: 206649

As a lead member of the Global IS&T (Information Systems and Technology) Strategy, Architecture, and Innovation (SA&I) team, the goal of the Enterprise Architect position is to advance the IS&T technology strategy and implementation as it relates to the Bechtel business vision, mission, and objectives. The Enterprise Architect must ensure technology platforms can evolve to support a high performance and scalable environment, and are reliable, secured, and maintainable for a global enterprise.

The Enterprise Architect will lead by example in a global business environment formulating a strategic multi-year IS&T portfolio rationalization and transformation initiative.

This is a hands-on (individual contributor) leadership position with responsibility for setting technical and architectural direction and seeing the direction through to high-quality solution deployments.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assessing, defining, and championing enterprise technology infrastructure, information, and integration architecture strategies, principles, and standards in alignment with the IS&T strategy and governing their use; coordinates with project teams to create, document, assess and/or validate the application and infrastructure solution architectures for specific systems

  • Researching, evaluating, and selecting technologies and infrastructure platform solutions

  • Documenting and managing implementation of technical roadmaps

  • Coordinating the development of architectural frameworks

  • Lead the analysis of the technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement

  • Provide technology vision and direction and influence and educate a wide range of audiences

  • Provide leadership and facilitate cross discipline discussions and decisions regarding Global IS&T architectural direction

  • Oversee, develop, and implement critical architectural designs in alignment with future state IS&T infrastructure technical architecture roadmap

  • Design overall system and solution architecture, system integration, and implementation strategy

  • Develop, influence, and review major technical interface specifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field

  • 15+ years of relevant experience in the field of information technology

  • 10+ years of experience relevant to this position with large enterprise deployments (10,000+ users)

  • Expert knowledge and 7+ years of experience with designing enterprise architecture for a multi-business unit Fortune 500 global company or similar that encompasses the following:

  • Enterprise infrastructure, technology platform, network, data center, and applications

  • Systems architecture such as, platform, database, servers, network, tele communication technologies

  • Integration and Interoperability - Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Business Process Management (BPM)

  • Information management, Security and Control

  • IT portfolio rationalization experience with the ability to form architecture solutions and projects that are based on business operating model and IT roadmap alignment across multiple domains

  • 12+ years of experience with an SDLC and where Enterprise Architecture will interface, touch and provide value

  • Execute large scale system integration programs through enterprise systems (e.g., Cloud, IaaS, SCM, BI, PLM, Project Controls, Quality Management, etc.)

  • 15+ years of experience with a broad range of technologies and multiple IT domains

  • 12+ years of experience as a technical lead on complex assignments that contain multiple threads

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • TOGAF certification (or similar Enterprise Architecture certification) preferred

  • Prior experience in a team lead or management position

  • Understands Six Sigma and/or Lean principles

  • Demonstrated experience working with, and presenting to, executive management

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of constituencies

  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people

  • Strong communicator and able to draw consensus from multiple disciplines

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer.