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Principal Architect Cloud Applications & Web

Plano, Texas



This position is part of the Xandr Data - Marketing, Advertising, and Content data-sharing platform that resides within the Chief Data Office of Xandr. The Xandr Data cloud-based platform combines AT&T's unique consumer data and growing content data assets and enables data sharing across business units in support of marketing, advertising, and content intelligence related use cases. This role leads architecture for the web application and UI development engineering organization.

Overall Purpose

Responsible for the fundamental technology work of architecting/designing/building the core frameworks for our cloud-based web applications and end to end solutions, including building app UI platform and experience components. Makes high-level design choices and dictates technical standards, tools, and platforms and must have an understanding of systems and application engineering principles derived from experience.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Collaborate with critical stakeholders to understand business needs, priority, and the quality of services to be created or enhanced. Drive solution to be compliant with Target State Architecture. Drive enhancements to Target State Architecture to meet future business needs. Responsible for discovering and identifying any bottleneck gaps such as manual flows that can hinder the services or impact cycle time or cost and resolve them early during the solution, design, and construction phase. Drive research and standardization of platform components that can make up the building blocks from which AT&T will build applications and services. Ensure applications and services are leveraging building blocks whenever possible. Ensure integration of non functional requirements such as security, scalability, resiliency, and performance in all solutions. Define and design functional, technical, performance, and reliability solutions in line with client inferred requirements. Solves complex performance issues. Creates massive distributed systems. Creates integrated solutions between legacy and target state solutions. Create vendor guidelines and best practices. Define company technical strategic directions for vendor selection, technology choices, engineering processes, and tools.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ years overall experience

  • 5+ years in software architecture and technical team lead roles

  • 5+ years large-scale software development using modern languages and frameworks

  • 2+ years recent hands-on technical architecture using AWS or other cloud technologies

Position requires advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed web applications and systems on the AWS platform including: Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS; Selecting appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements; Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on AWS; Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS; Implementing cost control strategies.

Ideal candidate has experience deploying multi-tenant AWS environments with fine grain access controls. Able to solution for all services and components of AWS including but not limited to: AWS Compute, Storage, Database, Networking, Security, Identity & Compliance. Must have prior hands-on experience with automation of infrastructure and code provisioning. Ability to clearly document and communicate overall design as well as trade-offs.

AWS Certified Solution Architect – Professional a plus.

BS/MS in Technical degree: Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or similar degree.

Day to day responsibilities for this position include detailed architecture and integrated component design in cloud platforms (AWS and Azure) creating and leveraging cloud platform design patterns to integrate and operationalize data product applications and services.

Job ID 1909166 Date posted 02/08/2019

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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