Republic Services Enterprise Architect in Scottsdale, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the design and implementation of strategy and governance for all aspects of Information Technology throughout the enterprise. This position provides architectural and technology leadership, oversight, recommendation, and transition strategies designed to provide consistent and cohesive approaches to technology solutions across the enterprise. Enterprise Architects provide influence across Application, Infrastructure, Data, and Business Architecture domains. The Enterprise Architect is responsible for translating the long term strategic vision of the business into a technology roadmap designed to deliver on that vision. This position serves as a technical advisor to senior IT management, and mentors junior level technical staff within multiple functional areas of the IT the organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provides cumulative insight towards the development of architecture approaches for multiple layers of a complex solution.

  • Responsible for the development of policies, procedures, and standards for systems across Information Technology. Technology platforms to be governed include Salesforce, Amazon Web Services, and Workday.

  • Leads enterprise level governance bodies such as the Architecture Working Group.

  • Reviews Conceptual, Logical, and Physical Architecture approaches for adherence to Business and IT strategy and road map.

  • Guides research of emerging technology from an enterprise perspective.

  • Accountable for the enhancement and maintenance of the IT Roadmap.

  • Analyzes industry trends to ensure the common technology architecture in assigned area(s) is current with industry standards.

  • Guides technology investment planning and software/hardware partner roadmap alignment.

  • Leads technical teams for architecture, estimates, delivery timeframes, gathering and articulating non-functional requirements, reviewing business, functional and technical requirements.

  • Utilizes The Open Group Architecture Forum (TOGAF) framework to create key architecture documentation and deliverables.

  • Updates management team on overall project, risks, technology issues and propose suitable alternatives.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent (required).

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in enterprise applications, data, software and infrastructure areas with focus on architecture (required).

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience working with Services Oriented Architectures, API design, and implementation patterns. (required)

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in designing and developing multi-tiered enterprise systems. (required)

  • Strong understanding of current software and architecture frameworks, design principles, and software development tools.

  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including agile and waterfall methodologies.

  • Ability to communicate complex problems and solutions at varying levels of audience.

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to develop system architectures designed to meet long term strategic objectives.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.

  • TOGAF training and certification preferred.

  • Proven ability to lead teams to achieve business results.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.