Principal Engineer, Systems Architecture (PAAS--Platform As A Service)

Job Description:

Principal Engineer, Systems Architecture (PAAS--Platform As A Service)


T-Mobile is seeking a Principle Engineer in our platform as a service (PAAS) team. This engineer will provide technical leadership in the design, and ongoing maintenance and operation of Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes platforms.

Enterprise Core Competencies

Requires competency in customer focus, leading change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.


Essential Functions

  • Technical System Expertise: Deep understanding container orchestration, private and public clouds, software defined networks, infrastructure as code and continuous deployment . Independent study of current and emerging technology is expected. Able to diagnose and redesign based on changing business requirements and objectives.
  • Innovation: Develop, design, and implement new ideas which improve an existing and new system/process/service. Analyzes existing architecture, design strategies, standards, processes and vendor roadmaps to highlight upcoming technology changes that would make the processes or tools more effective. Drives to improve designs, processes, or product by reducing cost, improving efficiency, or quality.
  • Technical Writing: Write and maintain advanced documentation, architecture, capabilities, limitations, and advantages for technologies. Able to design and communicate architecture, design strategies, standards, technical system specifications and business requirements. Able to present complex ideas to non-technical audience.
  • Technical Leadership: Monitor and influence relevant industry technologies and standards. Informally coaches and contributes to the development of others through mentoring or in house workshops and learning sessions. Owns and drives PoC and technology roadmaps. Influence technology and policy decisions.


  • 7+ Years Technical engineering experience
  • Experience working with large scale implementation of Kubernetes or other container orchestration technologies
  • Experience developing requirements, specifications and test plans
  • Experience with private cloud, server virtualization (such as VMWare or Openstack)
  • Experience with public cloud provides (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Fluent in Infrastructure as Code methodologies (Terraform, Puppet, Chef or Ansible)
  • Experience support 24x7 operational environments
  • Ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team. Develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships that can provide information, assistance, and support
  • Ability to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed. Express self clearly in conversations and interactions with others. Clear business and technical writing skills. The ability to plan and deliver oral and written communications that make an impact and persuade their intended audiences.
  • The ability to demonstrate concern and meet external and/or internal customers' needs

Minimum Required
  • Bachelors Degree. Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

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

EOE Statement:

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T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship 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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