Skip to main content
Close Search

Principal Software Engineer

Middletown, New Jersey

Apply Now


Discover the undiscoverable.

"AT&T allows me to work on projects that will be seen by millions of customers."

Megan T. — Sr. Specialist, Software Engineer

"I find it incredibly rewarding to be out and see customers enjoying a product I spent my time perfecting."


Don't just imagine the future. Create it.

Innovation is the power to Think Big

We live our values — without question or compromise.

Strategic Platform Teams

Join our digital transformation!

A Look at Our Design Team

A day in our UX/UI team.

Revolutionize Business in our Digital Team

Transform how employees and customers connect

At AT&T, we bring the world together with technology in ways you never imagined. Whether it’s your next big idea or the newest innovation, we’re looking for people like you to lead the way. Your creative solutions could impact innovations across telecommunications, high-speed Internet and pay TV. It’s an opportunity to combine your passions for entertainment, media and technology to transform our company and your career. 

We’re looking for an experienced, professional, and highly motivated software engineer to join our team. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Define and drive the vision and architecture including platform roadmap and technology selection.
  • Help to build a new "startup" team with emphasis on culture, technology choice, and product vision.
  • Perform technology research to solve concrete problems and define future roadmap.
  • Provide leadership across the AT&T architecture community to ensure solutions are built in alignment with platform principles and standards.
  • Work with software engineers and other stakeholders (architects, product, business clients) to mentor, assist, build, define and align with business development and deployment needs.


  • 10+ years experience of software product development roles including 5+ years' experience working as a Principal Engineer, Senior Architect, or Distinguished Engineer 
  • 3+ years experience in defining architecture for complex software and communication systems
  • Strong understanding and experience in microservices-based architecture, multi-tenant infrastructures, event-driven/reactive programming and service choreography, data management and analysis
  • SaaS/PaaS architect experience with strong hands-on knowledge of cloud technologies including Event Grid, Kubernetes, Security, non-functional elements, DBs, etc.
  • Familiarity with contemporary open source and cloud ecosystem in general, integration methodologies and implementation
  • Experience designing cloud-based microservice architecture
  • Experience in server-side development
  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent - information technology, management information systems, software engineering or networking (Master's degree – an advantage)

Additional Advantages:

  • Experience with open-source projects
  • Experience leading digital transformation projects
  • Experience in UI technologies, such as React, React Native, Redux, and NodeJS
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies in general and virtualized telecommunication networks 
  • Familiarity with omnichannel solutions, personalization, campaign management, and content management technologies
  • Knowledge of content delivery network

Ready to join our team?  Apply today!

Job ID 2132707-4 Date posted 09/29/2021
Apply Now

Here are similar jobs, or

New Search
  • Senior-Software Engineer Engineering, Technology, IT \ Engineering \ Technology Middletown, New Jersey
  • Senior-Software Engineer Engineering, Technology, IT \ Engineering \ Technology Middletown, New Jersey
  • Senior-System Engineer Engineering, Technology, IT \ Engineering \ Technology Middletown, New Jersey

Discover more at AT&T

Sign up for job alerts, updates and more.

Interested In

  • Engineering, Middletown, New Jersey, United StatesRemove
  • Technology, Middletown, New Jersey, United StatesRemove
  • IT \ Engineering \ Technology, Middletown, New Jersey, United StatesRemove

AT&T Info and Alerts. Max 12 messages/month. Privacy Policy. You may opt-out at anytime by sending STOP to short code 20013. Msg & data rates may apply.

The values we live by.
  • Live True

    Do the right thing, no compromise.

  • Think Big

    Innovate and get there first.

  • Pursue Excellence

    In everything, every time.

  • Inspire Imagination

    Give people what they don't expect.

  • Stand for Equality

    Speak with your actions.

  • Embrace Freedom

    Press, speech, beliefs.

  • Make a Difference

    Impact your world.

  • Be There

    When customers & colleagues need you most.

Back to top