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Principal Member of Technical Staff- Switching Network Architecture

Bedminster, New Jersey

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This position requires an individual with proven technical skills within a specific technology discipline. Individuals attaining this technical level will have or be capable of exhibiting significant contributions in specific complex technical areas. Their contribution can be external to the company but shall be primarily internal. They shall be recognized in the company as a technical leader within a specific area and may lead projects of small to medium size and technical breath. In addition, the individual will have worked or be capable of working on projects of high complexity, where analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors, using knowledge and expertise derived from strong educational background and progressive experience. Supervisory: No
Working as a Principal Member of Technical Staff, you will be required to demonstrate your highly technical skills within a specific technology discipline.  To attain this technical level, you will be required to have or be capable of exhibiting significant contributions in specific complex technical areas. Your contribution can be external to the company, but shall be primarily internal.  As the Principal Member of Technical Staff, you will be recognized in the company as a technical leader within a specific area and may lead projects of small to medium size and technical breath.  In addition, you should have worked or be capable of working on projects of high complexity, where analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors, using knowledge and expertise derived from strong educational background and progressive experience.

Overall Purpose:

This position requires an individual with proven technical skills in designing large, complex, advanced Layer 2 & 3 network routing and switching architectures. The position supports next generation wireline access technology architecture and design, and requires skills and knowledge in the following: hardware, software, standards, design and architecture concepts, software defined network (SDN) architecture a plus. In this role the selected candidate would lead the architecture and design of complex IP and Ethernet solutions for 4G and 5G mobility transport.

Key Skills: This position is for a network Architect with proven track record designing and architecting large, complex and advanced networks that requires CCIE level expertise with proven strong  knowledge, design expertise and hands-on expertise in IP, routing, switching, Segment Routing, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS, QoS, Security, VPN, eVPN, VX-LAN, IPv4, IPv6

Job Contribution: Expert level technical professional. Technical SME within organization. Contributes through own development of advanced technologies/concepts with global reach or industry application. Has direct impact on creation of technical products/services. Serves as a role model and mentor.

Knowledge: Has extensive specialized IP and Ethernet (Routing and Switching) expertise. Applies expert knowledge and broad understanding of multiple disciplines. Integrates expert knowledge of technical principles/methods of multiple disciplines with knowledge of products/services and internal operations. Advisor on ATT technologies/systems/procedures.

Analysis/Problem Solving: Solves complex, critical problems related to significant and unique issues.

Independence: Guided by functional goals/objectives. May influence organization goals/objectives. Applies discretion to develop innovative solutions to problems without precedent.

Contribution to ATT Technology Lead contributor on critical projects/technology initiatives. Develops enterprise-wide integrated solutions. Contributes to complex and innovative business solutions to achieve strategic objectives.
Communication: Provides technical expertise to peers across the company. Actively promotes good working relationships. Develops mutually beneficial strategic alliances with customers.

Required Qualifications -
  • Candidate shall have a PhD in an approved field from an accredited university and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree in an approved field from an accredited university and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, or a  Bachelor's degree in an approved field from an accredited university and a minimum of  8 years of relevant experience
  • Five or more years experience with networks, network protocols, and IP networks and at least seven years of experience with web development using PHP, Perl, Action script and Java programming through all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • A strong understanding of security technology in the areas of VPN, firewalls, proxy, and IDS/IPS as well as experience in Linux, Solaris and Windows
  • Candidate must have a strong communication skills both verbally and written as well as strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work and work independently and as part of a team
  • Previous experience as a system tester and experience in a lab test environment
Desired Qualifications -
  • CISSP, CCNA certification, or GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • Experience with any/all of following software tools: PHP, Perl, Action Script, Java, JavaScript,  Linux, XML, CVS/SVN, Linux Shell Scripts, and Oracle
  • Check Point VSX experience
  • Crossbeam, Fortinet and Cisco configuration experience
  • TS/SCI Government Clearance
  • Network and Hardware support experience as well as database design
  • ISP Services Planning and Architecture
  • ICDS Service Planning and Architecture
  • ISP level data networks experience
  • Hands-on experience with performance and security test gear
  • Understanding of Internet security threats and mitigation techniques 

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws




Job ID 2156747 Date posted 11/29/2021
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