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Principal Software Engineer – Commerce (Front End)

Position Overview

AT&T Digital Platform Product team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer who is passionate about the eCommerce industry and has analytical and multi-task abilities to thrive in a fast-paced environment. As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for translating the core architecture for business requirements into the final technical solution (consisting of platform, network, software, cloud, etc.) through functional, performance, and reliability analysis using engineering models and techniques, primarily through software development throughout the vertical stack. You will lead the software product development life cycle from inception to production launch and post-production support.  You must possess strong technical background to ensure you are designing modular & scalable web components, you must have experience leading large cross-organizational software development projects and have a well-rounded technical background in current web technologies.


•        Acts as an architect. Lead cross-team projects or single team projects of substantial technical complexity.

•        Able to design, implement and display ownership of systems. Analyzes requirements and develops innovative, useful software.

•        Modifies existing software products to add new functions, adapt to new hardware, improve performance or enhance product usability.

•        Participates in product development in all stages from planning and design to development and testing. Owns systems.

•        Engages in the growth of others via teaching and mentorship. Collaborates cross-functionally to coordinate action on challenges.

•        Work with portfolio stakeholders, Solution and Enterprise Architects, to develop, analyze, split, and realize the implementation of enablers

•        Contribute code across the entire stack adhering to industry best practices

•        Establish critical NFRs at the solution level, participate in the definition of others

•        Drive and participate in code and document reviews, mentoring team in best practices

•        Collaborate with peer organizations, dev ops, support organizations on technical issues and provide guidance

•        Interpret and translate business needs to technical requirements and accurate estimates

•        Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality and performance is achieved

•        Work with team to troubleshoot code level problems quickly and efficiently

•        Apply deep technical expertise to resolve challenging programming and design problems

•        Focus on scalability, security and availability of all applications and processes

•        Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable and maintainable software

•        Contribute to technical roadmap and technical debt elimination, balancing time, resource, and quality constraints to achieve business and strategic goals and requirements

Required Qualifications

•        Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.

•        8+ years of experience in working in Engineering or Development roles

•        6+ years of progressive experience building web applications using  JavaScript, REACT, Spring and/or REST for high-volume/high-transaction e-commerce applications

•        4+ years of experience in building frontend applications using React, Redux and Node.js

•        4+ experience in HTML5, JavaScript frameworks, and CSS3

•        4+ years of experience in performance tuning and application monitoring

Preferred Qualifications

•        4+ years of experience in a leadership capacity - coaching and mentoring engineers, developers

•        2+ years of experience in cloud technologies: AWS, Azure, OpenStack, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Chef or Terraform

•        2+ years of experience in build and CICD technologies: GitHub, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus or Sonar

•        4+ years of experience in Unit and Function testing using Junit, Spock, Mockito/JMock, Selenium, Cucumber, SoapUI or Postman

•        Experience in E-Commerce / retail is plus

•        Proficiency in Unix/Linux command line

•        Expert knowledge and experience working with asynchronous message processing, stream processing and event driven computing.

•        Experience working within Agile/Scrum/Kanban development team

•        Experience with HTML5, JavaScript frameworks, and CSS3

•        Certified in Javascript, Spring or AWS technologies

•        Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to present complex technical information in a clear manner to peers, developers, and senior leaders

Technical Skills

Javascript, React, Redux, Node.js, HTML, REST services, NoSql technologies Cassandra/MongoDb), Kafka/MQ/Rabbit, Redis/Hazelcast, Git, Jira, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes

AT&T is leading the way to the future – for customers, businesses and the industry. We're developing new technologies to make it easier for our customers to stay connected to their world. Together, we’ve built a premier integrated communications and entertainment company and an amazing place to work and grow. Team up with industry innovators every time you walk into work, creating the world you always imagined. Ready to #transformdigital with us? Apply now!

Job ID 2146023 Date posted 11/29/2021
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