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Technology Development Program

Dallas, Texas

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Software Engineering

Data stack

Design, code and demo the latest and greatest features – all with a focus on the end user. We’re looking for someone who can share a fresh perspective with their team. So, be ready for real-world problem solving with some of our biggest products. Past teams have even worked with Software Defined Networks, Domain 2.0 and our evolving entertainment platforms.

Technical Business Management

Business Management

Oversee resource allocation, analysis and more to help your team achieve its milestones. That means being a leader who can work with both management and tech teams, keeping projects on track and translating technical details. You should be able to share ideas both on the page and in person. And above all, bring your passion for all the cool things happening here.

Network Engineering & Operations

Global connection

Become a technology leader of AT&T’s wireless and fiber-based end to end network. You will work with our experts and strongest leaders to learn what it takes to design, build, and run the networks that make our connected world possible.

Data Analytics

Trending up

Got big ideas? We’ve got one of the world’s largest data sets - the only thing missing is you. Right now our most talented thinkers are sifting through the noise to find new solutions. If you join them, then we’ll set you up with hands-on training and the opportunity to make an impact. Add it all up, and your odds of a successful career are looking good (we did the numbers).

Systems & DevOps Engineer

Development Operations

Take a deep dive into the platforms and technologies that drive digital transformation. With your curiosity for the field of DevOps and cloud software, you will receive the training, mentoring and hands-on experience you need to accelerate from early professional to expert engineer.

Software Engineering

Technical Business Management

Network Engineering

Data Analytics

Systems & DevOps Engineer

The Disciplines

We’ll work together to determine what discipline will work best for your interests.

Why Join?

  1. Work on high-value projects
  2. Build your professional network
  3. Create solutions that shape the future of technology
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Greater Metro Areas:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Middletown, NJ
  • San Ramon, CA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Bothell, WA

*Location availability is dependent on track selection

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  • Program length: 24 – 36 months (Length is dependent on track selection)
  • Start dates: January and July
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  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
  • A strong GPA (preferred)
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At AT&T, technology has the power to make the impossible possible. Around here, we help family, friends and neighbors connect in meaningful ways every day. Our 5G network is live for consumers and businesses across the country. We’re also building FirstNet, the nationwide network that enables first responders and public safety officials to stay connected in times of crisis. Our robust and growing fiber footprint provides gigabit speeds to nearly two million customers. Innovation powers all that we do and as part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Here’s your opportunity to combine your passion for technology and connecting the world through top-of-the line communications to transform our company and your career. Wouldn’t you like to know what it’s like to develop life-changing ideas?

Our Technology Development Program is focused on transforming college students into skilled technology influencers. You’ll work on high-value projects and initiatives for a Fortune 10 company that shapes the future of everything from connectivity to entertainment. You’ll also be part of a strong network of mentors and learn alongside a group of highly motivated peers like yourself. It’s a collaborative environment full of opportunities designed to help you strengthen your capabilities and reach your fullest potential.

As part of our program, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for one of the following roles:

Software Engineer

As a software engineer, you’ll work autonomously in small agile teams to build out next-generation technology solutions for projects such as 5G, Open-Source Initiatives, Software Defined Networking, Microservices, Automation and Cloud solutions. You’ll interpret a description of a software feature from an end user's perspective, determine the best designed solution, code and method to test. You’ll also demo the user story solution for the software's product owner, gather their feedback and make any needed adjustments. You’ll participate in daily meetings to communicate their progress and impediments with their team as well as to divide up new user stories. If you’re passionate about coding, we’re the place to be! Our preferred languages and frameworks include Java (derivatives), SQL (derivatives), NoSQL, Python, React, Angular, Node.js, JavaScript, Cloud Computing, and HTML/CSS.

Data Analyst

As a data analyst, you’ll use your knowledge of artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation to breakdown business problems, analyze data and guide improvements. Your efforts will help influence customer satisfaction and generate millions in potential savings and revenue. Your solutions could influence everything from fleet optimization, customer equipment issues, energy efficiency and content analytics and marketing – often before the problem ever occurs. With ongoing skill development and collaboration with some of the brightest minds in the field, you’ll be poised to make your mark. This is your chance to gain experience and stand out. With your know-how and access to one of the largest data sets available, you’ll make an impact and develop meaningful data-driven insights to inspire continuous innovation. Desired skills for this role include strong written communication and code readability, ability to use data structures and algorithms in the development of data analysis scripts and processes, knowledge and expertise in analyzing and/or designing code using programming languages such as Python, R, Java, and SQL, effectively translate technical terms to others, ability to plan and execute big data management and analytics, and knowledge of technical troubleshooting approaches, techniques and tools.

Network Engineer

As a network engineer, you’ll spend your time in the Technology Development Program with the group responsible for the architecture, engineering, and operation of AT&Ts outstanding wireless and fiber-based networks. You will be creating, communicating, project managing and implementing plans for voice, video, and data technologies to take AT&T to the next generation of automated self-managed networks. By providing you a wide breadth of technical, leadership, and supervisory experiences and pairing you with our strongest managers and exposure to executive leaders our goal is to develop the technical leaders of tomorrow’s network. In this role you may be planning future cell locations for the latest high capacity Wireless 5G network or managing the high-capacity router network growth plans or optical fiber build plans that enable streaming video. To do this you will be analyzing data, working with vendors, and transforming information into a story, plan, and status, you communicate to cross functional teams and leaders to help drive key decisions and keep complex projects on track.

Technical Business Manager

As a technical business manager, you’ll guide our transformation and growth by leading technical projects, developing use cases, analyzing data sets, creating data visualizations, and developing strategies that extend across technology organizations. Your analytical skills and technical knowledge will help you assess strategic business plans, evaluate technology issues, promote process improvements, and drive automation solutions for your teams. In this role, you will be exposed to analytical tools and software development methodologies (Agile, DevOps, etc.), used to assess solutions, manage vendor relationships, develop technical sales strategies, document software requirements or user stories, lead Scrum teams of developers and manage small portfolios comprised of network elements, cloud environments, data stores, or media. You’ll have opportunities to present complex technical solutions to both management and technical teams. Desired skills for this role include ability to translate technical details into common terms as well as prepare oral, written, and visual communications. You may also be responsible for preparing business cases, managing budgets and financials, or acting as a liaison in multi-team settings contributing to the overall customer experience transformation through modernization of our software ecosystem.

Systems & DevOps Engineer

As a Systems & DevOps Engineer, you will have a front row seat to the platforms and technologies that enable AT&T’s digital transformation. As one of the world’s largest enterprises to move to software as a service (SaaS) technology, our systems & DevOps engineers develop, configure, maintain, and continuously improve the platforms used by our application developers, network engineers and business users to deliver results efficiently every day. You will dive deep and gain hands-on experience in one or many Operational Support Systems (OSS) such as ONAP (open-sourced orchestration engine for software-defined networks) as well as Business Support Systems (BSS) such as Salesforce, ServiceNow and one of the largest Microsoft Azure Public Clouds in the world. With a focus on solving problems through automation, you will use your knowledge in software engineering and operating systems to write scripts, configure software, engineer data migrations, ensure security, automate deployment, testing, and network processes, or enhance team velocity through CI/CD practices. As a new entrant into the field of DevOps and cloud software, you will receive the training, mentoring and support you need to accelerate from newbie to expert during your time with TDP. If you are interested in gaining deep, hands-on experience with large software ecosystems, and if you are interested to learn how systems and platforms operate at an enterprise scale, this is the position for you. Systems and DevOps engineers enjoy a curiosity for cloud-based platforms and tools, have working experience in administering networks, databases and/or operating systems such as Linux, interest in technology architecture, interest with low-code development platforms and scripting languages, as well as current experience in software development languages such as Java, SQL, and HTML/CSS.

So, what qualifications are we looking for in a candidate? We’re looking for someone of integrity with excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of internal and external leadership. We value results-driven self-starters who can work effectively in multi-disciplinary environments throughout cross-functional teams. You’ll also need to be naturally curious about the many innovations being fostered at AT&T every day and be a lifelong learner.

Key requirement – Full Time

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math). Inclusive of degrees meeting federal STEM classification codes.

Ready to develop life-changing ideas? It starts with you. Apply today.

By applying for this opportunity, you may be considered for other AT&T technical roles at other AT&T locations throughout the US.

AT&T will not sponsor applicants for work visas of any kind for this position.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state, & local laws.

Key requirement – Internship

  • Current student pursuing a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math). Inclusive of degrees meeting federal STEM classification codes.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Rising senior pursuing a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math).

Ready to develop life-changing ideas? It starts with you. Apply today.

By applying for this opportunity, you may be considered for other AT&T technical roles at other AT&T locations throughout the US.

AT&T will not sponsor applicants for work visas of any kind for this position.


Invested in your satisfaction and continued success.

We take care of our own here (hint: that could be you). Our benefits and rewards mean we cover some of your biggest needs with some of the coolest offerings. We already think we’re a pretty great place to work. We’re just trying to rack up some bonus points.

Let’s start with the big one: Your work gets rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. It really does pay to be on our team.


When it comes to priorities, we know family tops the list. For the moments that matter the most, you'll be there for them, and we'll be here for you.

Family Leave

Paid Time Off

Our people have class. Literally. We can help you out on approved education costs with our tuition assistance plan.


Here’s another reason to breathe easy: You and your family get access to excellent medical, dental and vision insurance options.

Insurance Options

Wanna make your friends really jealous? You’ll get discounted access to the latest and greatest AT&T products and services — plus other awesome items, like tickets to live events.


You strike us as an over-achiever (don’t worry, it’s a compliment). Our training and development programs are your ticket to expert status in your job.

Training & Development

When the day comes that you get some much needed R&R (not that you’d ever want to leave #LifeAtATT) you’ll know your future is set with the AT&T Retirement Savings Plan (ARSP).


Give back to your community and connect with colleagues through social and team-building events, and annual paid time off for volunteer efforts of your choice.

Community & Team Events

Here’s what to expect.

  • Submit application

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    Your resume will be reviewed.

  • Technical Assessment

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    We’ll email you a link.

  • Prescreen interview

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    Meet with a recruiter.

  • Technical interview

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    Show us your skills.

  • Behavioral Interview

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    Ace it and get an offer!

  • Offer

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    You join the team!

*some steps may vary based on your technical track of choice

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