Principal-Solution Architect (Broadband) at AT&T in Plano
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Principal-Solution Architect (Broadband)

Plano, Texas


As a Principal Solutions Architect you will be part of a team helping AT&T transform our existing consumer technology platform to a modernized, cloud native platform. You will collaborate with our business partners, technology partners and other solution architects to help realize AT&T’s business strategy through a technical strategy. You will take ownership and lead the architecture vision and roadmaps for both the current platform and a modernized, cloud-native platform. You will lead evaluations of vendor’s products that may be required to support new products and services. You will help execute on this vision and roadmap by developing solutions that progress AT&T towards the target architecture. The primary areas of focus will be in transforming AT&T’s customer experience for mobility (4G/LTE/5G) and broadband products and services.

Overall Purpose
Defines Technical Solution and ensures alignment; Provide technical leadership for the evolving architectural capabilities of the entire solution. Works closely with the Enterprise Architects and System Engineers to ensure that individual program and product strategies align with business and technical objectives: Facilitates important design decisions for development teams; local authority.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
Specifies the components and their interactions that comprise the End to End Integrated Architecture including: Work with customers, stakeholders, and development teams to define high-level solution; Determine the primary components and subsystems and analyze technical trade-offs; Identify interfaces and collaborations between them, define higher-level functional Nonfunctional Requirements NFRs; Defines a shared technical and architectural vision focused on creating technical alignment for the full Solution rather than concerns for specific components; Work with portfolio stakeholders, customers, Enterprise Architects, System Engineers and development teams to align the architectural direction; Establish incremental implementation strategy and technical foundation for the architectural runway; Abstraction and generalization to preserve architectural flexibility; Ensure that common technology, design practices, and infrastructure are used when applicable; and Facilitate the reuse of code, components, and proven patterns; Influence common modeling, design, and coding practices.

Job Contribution
Expert level technical professional. Advisor on technical knowledge and ATT technologies.

Typically requires 8-10 years experience.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to collaborate with and influence cross-functional teams

Cloud experience desired, preferably Azure or AWS

4G/LTE/5G and/or broadband knowledge desired

Familiarity with 3gpp and/or TMForum standards a plu

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect experience a plus

Preferred Masters of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, or Math; or equivalent experience.

Job ID 2048151-2 Date posted 02/04/2021

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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