Sr Specialist-Software Engineer at AT&T in El Segundo
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Sr Specialist-Software Engineer

El Segundo, California


Do you dream of a world where you can outsource all the mundane and repetitive tasks to machines and robots?  We do too and we’re living the dream through automation!  We believe that human brain-cycles should not be wasted on humdrum tasks, and if you’re a believer, we may have an awesome job for you! 

As a member of our team, you will design and develop a world-class automation delivery framework with best of breed technologies. The framework and tools will be used by hundreds of engineers and will deliver software products used by millions of customers. In short, you will play a critical role in improving our software development lifecycle and help streamline product delivery to our customers.

These are some of the cool things you will do:

  • Design, develop, and support software for our cutting-edge automation framework.
  • Develop automation pipelines to deliver software to public/private clouds and physical computing devices (STBs, TVs, mobile, and streaming devices).
  • Invent new ways to improve software delivery speed and efficiency.
  • Develop logistical software systems to promote microservices/applications to prod and non-prod environments.
  • Develop standards for software development and delivery.
  • Enforce quality standards through automation.
  • Develop modules to integrate unit tests, code analyzers, security scans, software deployments, automated tests, and reports with the automation pipelines.
  • Drive change and implement automation wherever possible.
  • Host demo presentations of POCs and development progress to peers and management.
  • Stay current with industry trends, technologies, and standards.
  • Get kudos for a job well done!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience with Java, Golang or other object-oriented language.

Minimum 5  years of experience with distributed version control systems and knowledge of branching/merging strategies.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with micro services and container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with Jenkins, Spinnaker, or other CI orchestration tools.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with micro services and container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing services (AWS, Azure) and some experience writing automation for cloud platforms. 
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Solid understanding of software configuration management.
  • Thorough knowledge of software release principles.
  • Solid understanding of the technical practices, architectures, and cultural norms that underpin DevOps success.
  • Understanding of communication protocols (HTTPS, SOAP, REST, etc.).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good leadership, facilitation, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work across functional lines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, everchanging environment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization in English.
  • Possess an “everything has a solution” mentality and fearless “go-getter” attitude.
  • Ability to wear many hats and juggle many balls simultaneously.

AT&T and TPG signed an agreement to form a new entity, DIRECTV, which will own and operate AT&T’s U.S. video unit consisting of DIRECTV (consumer and business satellite services), AT&T TV and U-verse TV (excluding U-verse network assets). When the transaction closes, the job you are applying for will become part of the New DIRECTV.  Transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021.  Until closing, this role will be a part of AT&T’s U.S. video unit. For more information, please click here.

Job ID 2115947 Date posted 03/21/2021

Associate Director Technology Development


Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies.
Support for women in technical leadership roles.
Pride in diversity & inclusion with 12 Employee Resource Groups with 40k+ members.
Great benefits including 4+ weeks vacation, 6% salary match of 401k, paid maternity/paternity leave, financial support for adoption.
Flexibility to work from home or office in newly renovated collaboration zones.
Lots of opportunity to move around the company & work on new products.


Process heavy with lots of administrative overhead.

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This is the life – the #LifeAtATT, that is. We’re creating what’s next and having a blast doing it. You’re looking for proof? Well, see for yourself.

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