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Software Systems Engineer, Advertising

Los Angeles, California


AT&T Mobility and Entertainment Group is changing the way the world experiences entertainment. We’re delivering cutting edge products and services that redefine the future. Innovation is at the heart of what we do and we’re revolutionizing the way our customers access content anytime, anywhere. With premier video services like DIRECTV, U-Verse and our streaming service, DIRECTV NOW, our industry leading team is at the forefront of making it all happen. Together, we’re creating the best entertainment and communications experience in the world.

We are looking for a highly motivated systems engineer to join us in Tech Ops – Advertising,you will help drive the team’s mission of automation and optimization of both technology and processes.You will collaborate with engineers, data scientists and technical leaders across the company. You will help evolve and participate in technical research to enable continuing innovation.This is a high-visibility role that will greatly impact how advertising in AT&T Entertainment group is delivered and monetized.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following functions related to the Advertising Service:

  • Implement and leverage best-in-class advertisement insertion technologies, tools, and processes to continually optimize the customer experience

  • Scripting and automation with movement towards a DevOps capability

  • Incident response, root cause analysis, and problem management across a diverse set of technologies

  • Serve as technical lead and drive all issues/problems that directly or indirectly impact Advertising services to full resolution/normalization

  • Monitoring, instrumentation and metrics collection. Define KPIs in support of strategic and operational end-to-end performance

  • Build automated reporting on Advertising service to drive service improvements with data driven decisions

  • Optimize event detection and alerting capabilities with a focus on first touch resolution

  • Working collaboration with Advertising business partners, engineering, product development and vendors

The background of the successful candidate should include:

  • BS/BA in a technology related field or related technical experience

  • Hands-on automation experience (Scripting language and Java preferred)

  • Experience and background with technologies associated with advertising and operations

  • Expertise learning and utilizing a diversity of toolsets to maintain and optimize services. Optimally includes one or more of Splunk, SoapUI, MoogSoft, Prometheus, and Grafana

  • Working experience with SQL, Kubernetes, JMeter, Python, Docker, BitBucket/GIT, Unix/Linux, shell scripting, Java, Jenkins and/or AWS

  • Previous experience with Atlassian Products like Kanban, Jira, Confluence

  • Experience working alongside software development teams utilizing agile/scrum methodologies.

  • Capabilities and comfort with working on combined cloud and on-prem supported builds

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence others

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Job ID 1906403 Date posted 04/05/2019

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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