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User Experience Enterprise Architect

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Job ID: 200943
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO, United States
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Enterprise Architect
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is seeking a highly experienced User Experience Architect to join a team that defines, plans, and leads the User Experience Design practice for their federal client.


As a UX Enterprise Architect, you’ll provide Design Leadership, UX Architecture strategy, and UI Engineering solutions to build useful and usable digital services, and helping teams improve their design methods.


  • Advance the UX practice. Foster best practices through advocacy and coaching, clearly communicating method and their value to all domains.
  • Consult on user-centric design knowledge, techniques, tools, methods, and expert advice.

  • Contribute to the vision, product management, project management, design, development, and authorship of a Design System standardizing Visual Style, UI Components, UI Patterns, and supporting documentation.

  • Creative and Technical direction of the Design System – its visual style, front-end assets, and technical build tooling.

  • Research, Prototype, Build UI features of Design System.

  • Mentor and coach colleagues, partners, and organizational teams on Design System usage and its mission, resources, and processes.

  • Review and advise on the work of designers and developers to ensure a cohesive experience across products.

  • Assist in introducing post-delivery UX field testing to understand how solutions are used and can be improved.



  • BS Degree (4 years experience in lieu of degree) with 9+ years of overall IT experience

  • 6+ years experience in UI/UX design

  • Demonstrable excellence in Design Research -- generative and evaluative.

  • Proven background in building UI solutions with HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

  • A history of leading and delivering the processes needed to affect change.

  • Strong empathetic skills, understanding how and why an interface succeeds or fails.

  • Strong communication and presentational skills – visual, verbal, and written.

  • Familiarity with emerging frameworks and tooling: e.g. Angular, React, Vue, Webpack, Gulp, Grunt, etc.

  • Experience with non-code-based prototyping and design tools, e.g. Figma, Sketch.

  • Experience with the Adobe suite of graphic design tools, e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc

  • Ability to obtain a government NACI background investigation 



Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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