Principal Developer, Software (API/Jenkins)

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.Principal Developer, SoftwareMinimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years application development experience.
  • Minimum 7 years professional experience using three or more development languages or tools in the area of Enterprise Integration/Development, API development including SOAP & REST service, and Java/J2EE applications using Spring
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience designing and developing solutions that leverage SQL databases.
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience designing and developing applications on one operating system (Unix or Windows 2000) or designing complex multi-tiered applications.

Preferred/desirable skills

  • Experience with both application feature development and a demonstrable understanding of the operational management aspects of running and maintaining an application
  • Have been a software development lead involved in the design and development of enterprise scale applications
  • Experience working with both new application development and existing application enhancement work
  • Experience with cloud ready application development
  • Experience working in different software development methodologies
  • Experience with Java, C++, Python, PHP, Jinja, Puppet and object oriented design
  • Experience working in an application technical support/operational role a plus
  • Hands on Jenkins experience
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools such as various SCM platforms, Artifactory, Puppet, Ansible, or similar toolsets
  • Service Virtualization experience
  • Hands on Docker container and Pivotal, Cloud Foundry experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain and convey ideas, concepts and concerns.

MinimumEducation Required

  • B.S. Computer Science required/ Masters preferred.
  • Translate business, and functional requirements into documented technical specifications.
  • Utilize development skills to build (code) and unit test new systems functionality per technical specifications, with deliverables to include code builds and documented unit test results.
  • Facilitate/lead reviews (walkthroughs) of technical specifications and software source code with other members of the technical team, communicating design, requirements, feature set, functionality and limitations of systems/applications to team and development lead.
  • Utilize departmental Agile Software Development Methodology as a guide for development activities.
  • Contribute to and work to meet project schedules by providing accurate estimates of effort required for development deliverables, by providing updates on project progress to development and project management, and by escalating issues that might affect project success to management.
  • Develop, collect and report metrics that show, measure, and track the team’s progress, delivered value and effectiveness.
  • Oversee day to day task progress, reporting status of work performed by the team and resolve issues or obstacles preventing progress.
  • Collaborate/Partner with other teams including Enterprise Testing, Release Planning and Management, Business Systems Analysis, Project Management, and Application Support on successful delivery of systems enhancements.
  • Maintain technical skills and expertise through continuing education and training.
  • Apply demonstrated ability to take ownership and manage multiple projects.
  • Apply experience on projects impacting multiple teams by providing leadership and mentorship to other team members demonstrating testing best practices and expertise of the T-Mobile IT ecosystem.

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