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:

  • Account Management

  • Application Expertise

  • Business and Financial Acumen

  • Competitive Differentiation

  • Consultative Selling

  • Customer-Centric Solution Development

  • Design Thinking

  • Industry Knowledge

  • Operational Excellence

  • Prospecting

  • Solution Integration Expertise

  • Technology 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.