AT&T Principal Member of Technical Staff in Atlanta, Georgia
Network architect with expertise in cellular networks spanning LTE and 5G. Requires strong technical expertise in routing technologies, connectivity solutions, protocols, and various standards such as 3GPP, ETSI and GSMA. The architect will be expected to work on end-to-end solutions across multiple verticals and customer types.
Responsibilities including, but not limited to:
Be primary SME for IOT platforms related to 5G technology
Drive the strategy for continued 5G development for IoT
Responsible for developing architecture documents and designs to meet product and platform requirements
Reviews and approves AT&T network and IT and vendor-provided solution definitions, designs, test plans and operations / support documentation
Leverages cross-project visibility to define strategy and identify required enablers
Supports Solution Engineers and Business Development team in customer engagements
Maintains as-built documentation
Identifies technical requirements from business requirements.
Defines options to realize the technical requirements across OEM’s systems, 3 rd party systems and AT&T’s Network and IT.
Creates overall architecture capturing 5G impacts across AT&T and interfacing systems.
Identifies specific solutions and solutions suppliers.
Serves as subject matter expert in the design and implementation of the project.
Work with key partners in Business Development, ATO, Strategy and Pricing, CTO, Consumer Marketing, ABS and other Product Development teams to build appropriate policy and charging enablement strategies in support of vendor RFP responses, new partner product strategies, industry trends and AT&T Consumer Product strategies.
Work directly with peers from OEM and MNO partners to define and implement end-to-end technical solutions to support Most of World deployments, while advocating for AT&T strategic interests.
Facilitate strategic discussion with appropriate Network and IT partners to understand future platform strategies and brainstorming on potential solutions in support of wholesale and customer experiences to secure AT&T’s data products for their connected device.
Drives end-to-end technical solution across device, network, policy, real-time charging, and IT.
Researches and recommends technology to improve the current systems.
Applies thought leadership, provides advice on multiple technologies and shapes the long-term direction of AT&T's products / services.
Seeks new knowledge and innovative methods across disciplines
Leverages subject matter/ industry expertise, and applies in-depth knowledge of company goals to contribute to business opportunities
Uses sophisticated analytical thought and judgment to solve loosely defined, complex and unique problems
Guided by organization strategy and objectives
Key contributor on products, services and/or infrastructure strategies that require complex or advanced conceptualization.
Ensures products and services are aligned with customers current and future needs and expectations.
Directs projects of critical importance and works on next generation technologies and platforms.
Champions the execution of decisions based on the company’s mission and values.
Engages others to adopt a sense of urgency and problem resolution
Implements re-useable platforms, including initial architecture and detailed technical design, working closely with development teams during development cycle, integration across systems, creation of end-to-end test cases and production deployment support
Designs and implements network connectivity between AT&T IoT platforms and those of OEM partners and vendors. Manages the validation this connectivity in AT&T lab and production environments.
Education: Preferred Masters of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering.
Experience: Typically requires 5-10 years experience.
Candidate must have 5+ years wireless experience
Candidate must have experience working with teams of technical architects to drive end-to-end solutions
Candidate must have experience with AT&T Network and IT development processes
Candidate must have experience with mobility and IMS network platforms for voice, messaging and data.
Candidate must have practical experience with 5G technology and core network signaling procedures
Candidate must be experienced with and understand accessibility and security compliance, including security standards
Candidate must demonstrate experience and understanding of session management in a distributed environment
Experience implementing global solutions, including appreciation for legal, regulatory and commercial challenges that create challenges and opportunities for AT&T
Experience with Internet protocols, routing technologies, firewalls, DNS and applications
Principal Functional Skills / Competencies:
IT Industry: Trends and Directions
Operating Systems and Environments
Product and Service Design and Development
System and Technology Integration
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