AT&T Principal, System Architect in Atlanta, Georgia
At Cricket, we work hard and have a great time doing it. We're looking for smart and driven people who want to make a difference. We offer our team members a competitive total rewards program as well as a comprehensive benefits package. We’re a dynamic, growing, equal-opportunity employer where employees discover that a career can become a calling.
This role is responsible for end to end IT Architecture and Solutions for Cricket Business:
Develop solutions that assist business in managing major business processes in their overall enterprise structure.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of one or more industries, trends, and solutions. Collaborates and confers with the customer in the strategic design process and translates business needs into technical system solutions.
Demonstrates technical expertise in Architecture Roadmaps, systems integration and BSS/OSS platforms.
Determines the availability and viability of third party components and services as needed.
Validates third party components comply with established architecture.
Develops and design specifications for products and technologies.
Develops solution specifications for products and technologies.
Leads, guides and reviews designs for quality control and test procedures to ensure the deliverables meet established design and performance goals.
Works with cross functional IT teams including delivery and operation to define requirements and solutions.
Validates design proposals meet the customer’s needs. Identifies, analyzes, and evaluates alternative design solutions.
Approves integrated systems design proposals for technical content.
Works with delivery team to Establishes cost and time estimates for implementation.
Monitors the implementation for technical correctness to ensure the customer needs are met.
Creates recommendations and implements new methods, techniques, and/or procedures.
Works with business owners to understand direction and provide guidelines and standards for solutions in this domain and roadmap solutions toward a Cricket and AT&T target state architecture.
Collaborates with Tech Dev STA on building reusable business solutions that will work not only for Cricket but for a wide variety of additional business units further expanding key common platforms to reduce TCO, decrease TTM and increase quality of deliverables.
Business/Functional Competencies Needed:
Business and Financial Acumen
Customer-Centric Solution Development
Solution Integration Expertise
5-8 years of IT systems design & management that includes both Architecture and software design elements:
5+ years of wireless experience
Proven success on integration of multiple platforms across different technologies and suppliers
Familiar with standard software, Architecture, design & development practices
Strong customer focus and ability to drive to an “effortless” experience for front line and customers
Teaming and interpersonal skills to support communication with technical peers/superiors & cross functional peers/superiors
Strong verbal and written skills
Capable of forecasting a schedule for critical deliverables to support critical initiatives and cross functional team management.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering minimum.