Principal Systems Architect - End to End Design

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 http://www.t-mobile.comThe end to end design team within Enterprise IT drives delivery drives delivery of complex and cross-cutting strategic initiatives! A team comprised of holistic thinking systems analysts and architects, leverage their experience, business literacy, technical depth, and pragmatic Can Do mentality to rapidly deliver flexible, scalable and increasingly reusable solutions for our business.

If you have a passion for technology, depth in one or more enterprise stacks and are energized by the challenge of helping enterprise organizations transition to digital architecture, this is the right opportunity with a company that is shaking up an industry! We want leaders who are accountable, can align domain architecture across the business, promote digital design, challenge the status quo, frame decisions, negotiate good outcomes and do what it takes to deliver! If this sounds like you, apply now!

The Principal Systems Architect is responsible for cross-domain, high level design of creative and scalable software solutions that deliver the UnCarrier strategy. Partners with other architecture domains (Digital/Domain/Business/Data/Security) to ensure connected and holistic designs which can be quickly and continuously delivered with quality. 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 Required

  • 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 telecommunications back-office processes and applications including controls and reconciliation, billing, payment processing, revenue management and financial reporting, commissions, and supply chain
  • Experience with digital architecture principles and modern web design principles
  • 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 communication skills
  • Strong understanding of established 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 back-office financial and payment processing platforms
  • Expert Knowledge of Middleware and SOA Technologies
  • Expert Knowledge of Digital Cloud-First Architecture and Micro-services
  • Expert Knowledge of Presentation tier technologies: web portal required.
  • Expert Knowledge of systems Security technology.
  • Expert Knowledge of Business Process Management technologies
  • Expert Knowledge of Network and Infrastructure Core' Technologies


Minimum Required

  • Bachelors Degree. Minimum 4-year degree in computer science or related discipline. Technology certifications (such as Java, Microsoft, Oracle) a plus
  • Preferred Architecture certification with one or more professional organizations such as: Open CA / CITA / FEAC / EACOE
  • Lead the overall technical design and end-to-end solution design for assigned initiatives. Ensures quality, consistency and alignment of designs to TMUS standards and digital strategy.
  • Reviews and identifies the gaps in the architecture and solution designs, assesses and defines remediation efforts or mitigation options.
  • Interacts with Senior management to shape and align solutions against desired minimum viable product scope
  • Prepare and maintain design deliverables that include architecture diagrams, data models, and API / micro-service architecture
  • Support the definition and adoption of common software development processes
  • 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 solution.

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