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Principal Member of Technical Staff - Cloud RAN Architect

Dallas, Texas

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Job Description:

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. We’re committed to those who seek to discover the undiscoverable and dare to disrupt the norm. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future – you’ll create it.

The Principal Member of Technical Staff role is critical in identifying opportunities to improve deployment speed and reliability, while absorbing the complexity of Cloud RAN infrastructure using GenAI, AI/ML, and Open RAN expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and optimize Cloud RAN solutions, incorporating vRAN, cloud-native technologies, GenAI, AI/ML, and Open RAN expertise.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and deploy zero-touch provisioning systems, leveraging software development and information and data modeling expertise.
  • Leverage deep knowledge of RAN protocols, operational expertise, and AI/ML techniques to drive performance improvements and cost reductions in Cloud RAN and Open RAN environments.
  • Responsibilities include the physical and software realms; these include managing server hardware, cabling, power distribution, and component layout in a data center, as well as configuring network elements, applications, and systems for optimal performance in a cloud environment.
  • Additionally, responsible for regular testing and troubleshooting are conducted to ensure system functionality, along with the utilization of analytical tools to identify potential issues and monitor system performance, all while possessing proficiency in transport protocols, networking, infrastructure, and the design and deployment of transport networks.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Informational Technology, Data Communications from an accredited university. PhD in an approved field or Masters in an approved field with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Bachelors in an approved field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.

Required Experience:

  • Strong Cloud RAN Expertise - Collaborate effectively with stakeholders to identify and address business requirements.
  • 3-5 years of experience in design and development of Cloud RAN/vRAN architecture solutions to meet AT&T's needs, including identifying hardware, CaaS, and Software requirements, and deliver innovative solutions.
  • Stay current on industry trends and emerging technologies related to Cloud RAN, Open RAN, GenAI, AI/ML, and related fields.
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and guidance to junior team members, fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.

Our Principal Member Technical Staff earn between $160,900.00 - $270,400.00, USD, Annually. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups. And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.

Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Regular

Location:

Dallas, Texas

Salary Range:

$160,900.00 - $270,400.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



Job ID R-2336100 Date posted 07/09/2024
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