Principal Architect, Systems

As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: 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, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 58 million wireless subscribers and provides products and services through 70,000 points of distribution.The Principal Systems Architect is responsible for designing creative and scalable systems and software solutions that address business/technical needs or challenges on the web. Defines and maintains architecture and technology standards and best practices for applications, middleware, and databases including both in-house development as well as third-party applications.

Provides guidance and direction to project teams to ensure compliance with the standards and best practices.

Evaluates and recommends technologies and techniques for applicability to T-Mobile systems. Minimum 8+ years in business environment

Minimum 8+ years as software or systems architect, engineer, programmer

Ability to direct the work of other architects in a lead role

Experience in B2C online e-commerce systems architecture and design, preferably with background in IBM WebSphere Commerce

Experience in web experience management technologies included but not limited to self-services, content management, search, analytics, and marketing automation preferably with knowledge in Adobe CQ5

Experience in architecture and design of mobile web applications included responsive design and hybrid model for device native applications

Knowledgeable about Wireless telephony business processes, strategic technologies and industry best practices

Strong analytic and problem solving skills

Strong understanding of software development methodologies

Competent in two or more of the following technical disciplines:

Expert Knowledge of Object Oriented Languages & Concepts; Java required

Expert Knowledge of ecommerce platforms; n-Tier required, IBM desired

Expert Knowledge of Middleware and SOA Technologies

Expert Knowledge of Presentation tier technologies: web portal required

Expert Knowledge of systems Security technology

Expert Knowledge of Business Process Management technologies


Minimum 4-year degree in computer science or related discipline

Technology certifications (such as Java, Microsoft, Oracle) a plusRequires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.

Provide direct technical evaluation of third party products for inclusion in T-Mobile solutions. Help define software development processes

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

Understands the business processes on projects assigned

Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Translates business requirements into technical requirements and assist other team members in implementing the solutionWe Take Equal Opportunity Seriously – By Choice

T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with our Company values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.

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