AT&T System Engineer in El Segundo, California

AT&T Entertainment group is seeking technically savvy Technical Vendor Manager to support multiple ongoing and future projects in a fast paced environment. This position requires strong communication skills and organization skills. The primary focus will be helping the Systems Engineering and Architecture Vendor Management team track vendor lifecycle, coordinate and improve the overall process of vendor management with multiple teams to partner with – EPMO, product owners, domain architects, procurement, finance, operations, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Bring structure, consistency, andclarity to the partnerships throughout multiple AT&T organizationsregarding vendor management.

  • Set and monitor vendor lifecyclemilestones, track dependencies and report on progress.

  • Facilitate sourcing managers ingathering technical requirements, reviewing agreements and statement of work.

  • Maintain vendor roadmaps and budgetforecast

  • Promote awareness and enforceAT&T’s supplier compliance process

  • Maintain the Systems Engineering andArchitecture Vendor Management team’s knowledge base

Qualifications

  • 5+ yearsrelevant experience as a Software Project Manager or Vendor Manager in theEntertainment & Media industry including software vendor management andintegration

  • Excellentproblem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills, with stronginterpersonal skills with a proven ability to collaborate without guidance

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills, including ability to tailorcommunication to the targetaudience to achieve desired results

  • Ability tofacilitate technical discussions with diverse and cross-functional groupsand good negotiation skills a plus

  • Excellentorganization skills to manage multiple projects and vendors at a time

  • SoftwareDevelopment experience a plus