Global Immigration Manager at Viasat Inc. (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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

Viasat's greatest assets are our employees, and through our Relocation and Immigration programs we work hard to provide exceptional support to all our stakeholders across the company. With a small to medium number of active cases, and working within our People & Culture (P&C) Talent Operations team, in the role as our Immigration Program Administrator you will:
  • Manage our global immigration program, including sponsorship of nonimmigrant and immigrant cases, you will strategically execute on our current process and implement improvements reflecting our company growth.
  • Advise and educate stakeholders on the most sophisticated and high-level matters, in collaboration with our Relocation Manager, to develop strategies to mitigate risk and provide timely solutions.
  • Lead specialized projects with a strategic focus on policy, vendor and performance management, partner education and consultation/advising along with implementing, maintaining, and reporting on immigration policy matters.
  • Ensure that our vendors and internal partners provide a high-quality experience to employees, managers, and business customers.
  • Partner with legal immigration vendor to provide advice and direction to business leaders, Talent Acquisition and P&C partners.
  • Develop and deliver training and briefings for Talent Acquisition, P&C, employees, and leaders to remain ahead of trends.
  • Apply data, to guide decision-making and provide proactive, creative solutions to business issues with people implications.
  • Build and maintain policies and processes.
  • Work with internal and external partners to continuously refine process, understand and manage spend
  • Create and provide reporting to all stakeholders on cost, case data, and budget
  • Conduct reoccurring business reviews for current cases and future cases
  • Run program projects

  • 5+ years of corporate immigration/global mobility experience, working with outside immigration counsel, leading all aspects of US and global immigration matters
  • Sophisticated solid understanding of various visas and work permits in the US and globally, e.g. H-1B, Processing/managing PERM cases, L-1, EU Blue card, Skilled Worker Visas, etc.
  • Experienced in crafting scalable and efficient programs for global immigration and delivering education and 3rd party vendor strategies to implement them.
  • Impeccable communication skills, written, verbal, and interpersonal to include coaching, change management, influence, and formal presentations.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive and effective relationships.
  • Keen interest in our business and ability to learn quickly.
  • Demonstrable experience in understanding and learning about the latest industry trends and the ability to translate that into people strategy options.
  • Exposure to Global HR teams and challenges.

  • Experience working in Workday
  • Bachelor's Degree (desired) or equivalent experience

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

5-8 years







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At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. The starting salary for this position is $89,900 annually, but an offered salary may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. This position may also be eligible for other cash or stock incentives, including Viasat's Employee Stock Purchase Program, which allows Viasat employees to purchase Viasat stock at a discount. Learn more about Viasat's comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.
More Information on Viasat Inc.
Viasat Inc. operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, Tempe, AZ, Englewood, CO, Bryan, TX and Duluth, GA. Viasat Inc. was founded in 1986. It has 5459 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 98 open jobs at Viasat Inc., click here.
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