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Security Architect
Job ID 7200           
Morristown, NJ
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 7 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 Security Architect function is a technical architecture position in Information Technology.  The position reports to the Director of IT Architecture and is part of a team responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Covanta information assets. This person will be involved in a mix of both Network Security and Applications Security and will be involved in security requirements; preparing security standards & procedures, and planning, implementing, and testing security systems.

Ideal candidate will have a successful background in networking and security technologies and architectures, proven implementation and operational experience, demonstrated ability to manager external service providers and experience working in a fast-paced environment with a focus on speed-to-value and innovation.  

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Architect security and network systems to protect corporate data against internal/external attack, unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.
  • Select, oversee implementation, and monitor network, host, and cloud security technologies deployed globally.
  • Develops technology roadmaps and lifecycles for all security solutions and systems
  • Define security controls for mobile device, PC, server, network, and other I/S platforms.
  • Champion security best practices throughout the I/S organization and the end user community. Analyze, assess, and re-mediate security vulnerabilities within corporate information systems.
  • Manage security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets, including intellectual property, personal information, regulated data, and the company's reputation.
  • Perform security reviews for new or upgraded applications, new vendors, I/S projects, SAAS solutions, and IAAS solutions.
  • Provide gap analysis based on criteria from risk assessments to develop the organization’s I/S security roadmap.
  • Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats, and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Perform forensic security audits in response to viruses, malware, and other cyber threats.
  • Assist in the development of security policies and procedures.
  • Ensure corporate compliance with applicable laws relative to information systems security.
  • Manage service provider and vendor relationships
  • Manage security product and services portfolio including contract renewals
  • Maintains strong communications with and report on status of all security initiatives to IT leadership


  • Technical Proficiency – Hands on experience or working knowledge of most of the following security functions: antivirus software/platforms, URL filtering, malware detection/blocking/removal, intrusion detection/prevention systems, patch management, Windows domain security, PKI infrastructure, firewalls, encryption, incident response, penetration testing, and digital forensics.
  • Analytical Abilities - Analytical and information gathering skills allow for effective assessment of business risks and exposures. Problem-solving skills including working collaboratively with peer technical teams to resolve cross-platform problems or to develop security risk solutions.
  • Business Knowledge - - Understands the security risks associated to 1 or more key business functions and possible means of exposures that could jeopardize each area.
  • Independence - Works independently with only general direction; appropriately keeps management informed of relevant issues.
  • Administration - Handles some routine daily administrative tasks associated with data security and specific project assignments including creating documentation and risk assessments.
  • Solid understanding of security/access control, scalability, high availability, and concurrency patterns
  • Competent in building collaborative working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Competent in new technology evaluation and should be able to support technical change management
  • 7+ years of progressively responsible positions in cyber security & networking
  • Experience working across both IT and business organizations
  • Exceptional organization skills with the ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment 


  • B.S. (Business, Computer Science, Engineering Management) or equivalent work experience/certifications in related discipline 

Professional Skills:

  • Experience building technology plans and roadmaps
  • Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex security solutions
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills. Communications are complete & understandable to target audience. Demonstrates effective listening skills.
  • University degree in fields related to computer science or engineering
  • Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and Incident Management best practices
  • Working knowledge of SDLC processes and project management best practices

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