Sr Architect, Systems

T-Mobile - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)4.0

This team will Lead and drive building a robust Performance Engineering capability for the enterprise - UI, MW, Back-office, Device. Zero performance issues in production. Partnership closely with application teams and know their code better than they do to proactively identify performance issues to be resolved.
The Technical Architect is responsible for application design and implementation. While this position includes hands-on development work, it also focuses a majority of the time on technical leadership, which includes code reviews, coaching engineers, documenting and evolving coding standards and best practices, performing data modeling, participating in advanced troubleshooting of production and pre-production systems, and authoring frameworks and utilities to improve the efficiency of the engineering staff.

TEQ Expectations:
Understands in depth the TEQ platforms, capabilities, processes, tools, and integration. What is current available, what is being built, integration/dependencies and the TEQ end-state view.
Collaborates closely with the Technical Architect and Software Engineer in the solution design, value the project/feature/capability, determine approach for adoption and enable self-service

Technology Vision, Strategy & Roadmap
Define & Continuously Manage the Architecture Vision & Strategy for Capability/Platform area that they own/managed. Roadmap with phase, milestones and business value
Architecture Design, Blueprint, and Technical Architecture (infra/system) documentation to feed the Dev teams.
Roadmap for transformation, Phases/Milestones and Value
Market Research - latest technologies, best practices, conferences, gartner/forrester, forums, network
POCs . Pilots, Rapid Test/Evaluation of Technology, and drive spike sprints for quick prototyping
Performs Value Chain Analysis, Estimations, Impact Assessment
Bring thought leadership to performance engineering. Setting the vision, roadmap and plan to enable the performance engineering capability and management to the enterprise. To proactively catch performance issues prior to production and ensure our code base from UI to back-end meets our KPIs.

Design Documentation & Compliance/Governance
Ability to create documentation needed to drive the strategy, architecture and adoption: process/system flows, sequence diagrams, logical/reference architecture, solution architecture, capabilities model, standards, KPIs, etc.
Define the architecture & design principles, standards and processes for the team
Identifies patterns, frameworks, and performs value chain analysis that drives the realization of the TEQ strategy
'- Bring thought leadership to performance engineering. Setting the vision, roadmap and plan to enable the performance engineering capability and management to the enterprise. To proactively catch performance issues prior to production and ensure our code base from UI to back-end meets our KPIs.

Hands on Time (Dev)
Hands-on architect who can develop, coach developers, perform code reviews, audits, and can provide clear direction to engineers
Drives solutions implementation. Writes epic user stories & manage the technology/architecture backlog – These stories are child stories from the Chief Product Owner (Director/Sr. Mgr/Mgr)

Customer/Stakeholder Engagement
Understand the domain/area of your focus. Know your customers, know their architecture, their code, their pain points, their roadmap. Be their partner to drive time to value and quality.
Close collaboration with the domain teams architects, principal engineers, TEQ architects, and business partners.
Excellent verbal and written communications with partners and stakeholders

Capability/Platform Specific Knowledge & Experience
Expert in their capabilities, platform(s), domain area. They understand the technology stack inside and out and can provide vision, strategy, guidance that spans leadership and individual developers. Ability to go broad and holistically with in-depth knowledge of the code and technology

Minimum 5 years’ of progressive experience in software engineering/enterprise architecture/technology leadership across multiple products, systems and/or platforms coupled with strong business acumen and executive presence.
Minimum 5 years’ working in solutions design and enterprise architecture delivering IT solutions.
Minimum 5 years’ of experience in Enterprise applications, PLM, middle-tier services, database, storage, distributed computing, virtualization and/or application technology.
Proven ability executing high-profile projects and providing thought leadership to an organization.
Experience in delivering industrial platforms or horizontal software middleware.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree. Bachelor’s degree in Business or Technical Discipline or equivalent experience

Travel Required:
May require up to 20% of domestic overnight travel within the region, and occasional trips to other T-Mobile technology centers

Company Profile:
As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: “TMUS”) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company’s advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit

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