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Technology Development Program

Dallas, Texas

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It starts with you

Shape the future with your passion for tech.

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. Teams work to build out next generation technology solutions for projects such as G, Open-Source initiatives, Software Defined Networks, Microservices Automation and Cloud solution to name a few!

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

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 Engineering

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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Locations

Greater Metro Areas:

  • Dallas, TX
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Middletown, NJ
  • Bothell, WA

*Location availability is dependent on track selection

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Duration

  • Program length: 24 – 36 months (Length is dependent on track selection)
  • Intern Start Date: June
  • Full Time Start Date: July
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Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
  • A strong GPA (preferred)
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Location

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Duration

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Education

Technology Development Program

At AT&T, you’ll be empowered to create real change in an ever-expanding, connected world. Your impact will be felt no matter how your work translates to our core goal of serving customers and transforming lives. We’re fueled by a passion to provide innovative solutions and driven to connect the world in meaningful ways.

Our Technology Development Program is focused on accelerating your career, transforming you from a student to a highly skilled technology professional. As a member of TDP you will be immersed in our culture of impact, innovation, and collaboration as you work on high-value initiatives providing one of the best overall wireless and 5G networks in America. You will also gain membership into a network of mentors, supporters, and a group of highly motivated peers like yourself, enabling you with an organic support system to launch your career into the future. It is a collaborative environment rich with opportunities designed to help you strengthen your capabilities and reach your fullest potential.

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

Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer, you will work autonomously in enterprise 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 will interpret a description of a software feature from an end user's perspective, determine the best designed solution, code, and method to test. You will also demo the user story solution for the software's product owner, gather their feedback and make any needed adjustments. You will participate in daily meetings to communicate their progress and impediments with their team as well as to divide up new user stories. If you are passionate about coding and like to stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in software engineering, we are the place to be! Our preferred languages and frameworks include Java, SQL, NoSQL, Python, React, Angular, Node.js, JavaScript, Cloud Computing, and HTML/CSS.

Data Analyst

As a Data Analyst, you will use your deep analytical skills, knowledge of data manipulation, data visualization, data modelling, artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation to break down business problems, provide business insights and predict outcomes. Your efforts will help influence customer satisfaction and could generate millions in potential savings and revenue. Your solutions could influence everything from fleet optimization, supply chain, product development, customer equipment issues, energy efficiency and content analytics and marketing – often before the problem ever occurs. With ongoing skill and collaboration, you will stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies and best practices in the field of data analytics. This is your chance to gain experience and stand out by gaining access and making an impact using some of the largest data sets on the planet. Are you curious to learn and willing to get your hands dirty with data? Desired skills for this role include strong written communication, experience organizing, manipulating and sanitizing data, ability to use data structures and algorithms in the development of data models and scripts, knowledge and expertise in analyzing and/or writing clean code using programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL, experience delivering data-driven insights through visualizations, translating technical terms to others, exposure to big data management and analytics and knowledge of technical troubleshooting approaches, techniques and tools.

Technical Business Manager

As a Technical Business Manager, you will focus on driving measurable business and financial impacts to AT&T. You will contribute to AT&T’s transformation by bringing a breadth of experience with leadership, innovation, business, technology, project and product management, and software development/design to drive initiatives forward. By bringing a solid foundation in technology, you will effectively navigate critical initiatives at AT&T, gaining the multi-disciplinary perspective required to be a future leader within our business while also growing a core set of skills you will need to make an impact as an individual contributor in a range of areas. These areas include developing use cases, managing financials, analyzing data, automating processes, creating reports, developing participating in ideation and innovation sessions, supporting technical product marketing initiatives, and improving the customer experience through technology. You will have opportunities to present complex technical solutions to both management and technical teams. Desired skills for this role include understanding of Agile, Scrum and DevOps processes, strong leadership skills in a technology-focused environment, ability to translate technical details into common terms as well as experience preparing oral, written, and visual communications and highly matured analysis skills in a business and/or technology context.

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. If you are interested in gaining deep, hands-on experience with large software ecosystems, and if you are interested in learning 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.

Network Engineer

As a Network Engineer, you will spend your time partnering with the group responsible for the architecture, engineering, and operation of AT&T’s outstanding wireless and fiber-based networks. You will be creating, communicating, and implementing plans for voice, video, and data technologies to take AT&T to the next generation of automated self-managed networks. This group is our boots on the ground, and the foundation of AT&T’s business and legacy. By providing you with a wide breadth of technical and leadership experiences, connecting you with our strongest managers, along with exposure to executive leaders, our focus is to develop the technical leaders of tomorrow’s network. In this role you may be planning future cell locations for the latest Wireless 5G network, managing high-capacity router network growth, or creating the optical fiber build plans that enable broadband to stream video. To do this you will be analyzing data, working with vendors, and transforming information into a story, plan, and status, you can communicate to cross functional teams and leaders to help drive key decisions and keep complex projects on track. Network Engineers are curious and multiskilled. Desired skill sets for this role include the ability to be comfortable with at least one programming language; data analysis techniques for data retrieval, manipulation, and visualization; a good understanding of automation fundamentals; knowledge and understanding of financials; and the ability to translate technical details into common terms.

So, what qualifications are we looking for in a candidate? We are 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. You are a go-getter that likes to get hands dirty. You are not afraid of a gritty experience and are hungry to overcome challenging situations. We value results-driven self-starters who can work effectively in multi-disciplinary environments throughout cross-functional teams. You will also need to be naturally curious about the many innovations being fostered at AT&T every day and be a lifelong learner.

Technology Development Program Full-Time

Key requirements:

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

Our Technology Development Program managers earn between $70,100 - $140,200 yearly. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

It starts with you. Apply today.

By applying for this opportunity, you may be considered for other AT&T technical roles within the Technology Development Program 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.


Technology Development Program Internship

Key requirements:

  • 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.

Required qualifications:

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

Our Technology Development Program interns earn between $52,600 - $105,100 yearly. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting pay within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid Time off and holidays (with up to 4 days of paid time off during internship and company-designated holidays.)
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • A paid Community Day and can participate in company-sponsored volunteering events

It starts with you. Apply today.

By applying for this opportunity, you may be considered for other AT&T technical roles within the Technology Development Program 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.

Benefits

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.

Compensation

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.

Tuition
Assistance

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.

Discounts

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).

Savings

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

Wellness resources and incentives to help you prioritize your health and wellbeing and be your best self inside and outside of work.

Total Wellbeing

Our Hiring Process

What to expect

Submit Application

Interviews Scheduled

Offers Extended

Congrats on your offer! What’s next? We’ll send you pro tips to help you prepare to start your #LifeAtATT.
Applications may reopen for limited time

Final Hiring Steps and Staying Connected

Relax and enjoy the rest of your semester! What's next? We'll send you info on your program.*Within 90 days from your start, you’ll complete background and pre-onboarding.

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  • Submit application

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  • Technical Assessment

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  • 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!

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