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Chief Enterprise Architect


Morristown, NJ
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Chief Enterprise Architect
Job ID 6593           
Morristown, NJ
Full-Time Regular
Bachelors Degree
More than 10 years

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit .

Information on our facilities is available at For career opportunities, visit . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Enterprise Architect (EA) helps the organization achieve its objectives by enabling the delivery of business capabilities and stewarding technology resources to their most efficient and effective use. The EA builds and maintains IT roadmaps aligned to corporate  strategy, and establishes architectural standards to minimize the complexity of the technical portfolio. They also help improve integration quality, support innovation, and enable enterprise productivity and collaboration.

  • Builds the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture
  • Aligns IT strategy and planning with the company’s business goals and objectives
  • Seamlessly integrates business and service strategy into enterprise architecture roadmap
  • Partners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions
  • Leads the design and modeling of technical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects
  • Guides domain and solution architects to provide scalable and adaptable architectural solutions
  • Develops and maintains policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company
  • Promotes the use of a shared infrastructure and application roadmap to reduce costs and improve how information flows
  • Manages and facilitates a review board to evaluate project proposals for architectural fit
  • Circulates roadmaps to align IT priorities with business partner needs
Skills - 
  • Ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology hype
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams – both direct reports and non-direct reports
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technology
  • Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business needs

  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex infrastructure solutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with business process and performance modeling, benchmarking, and financial analysis
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related field
  • 10+ years of IT experience with 3+ years in Enterprise Architecture

(Internal Code: *LI-COV)