Sr 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 Senior Systems Architect is responsible for designing creative and scalable systems and software solutions that address business/technical needs or challenges. 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 5+ 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, IBM Sterling Order Management System and Configurator.
  • 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.
  • Has demonstrated depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines, such as Wireless telecom architecture, Customer systems, and/or Enterprise systems Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and deep related domain expertise
  • Ability to articulate the relationship between business strategy and technology strategy
  • Strong communication skills (written / verbal) with varied audiences
  • Experience explaining difficult concepts to decision makers to help shape technology strategy. Experience modeling as-is and to-be architectures based on business requirements
  • 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


Bachelors Degree. Minimum 4-year degree in computer science or related discipline. Technology certifications (such as Java, Microsoft, Oracle) a plus

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains expertise as a SME in two or more web architecture technical disciplines and defines architectural standards and best practices within those disciplines.
  • Interacts with Senior management to effect solutions for enterprise business requirements
  • Guide Architectural focus groups as prime subject-matter expert in area of expertise.
  • Mentors team members on new technologies in area of expertise
  • Prepares and maintains documents that include architecture diagrams, data models, navigation maps in area of expertise and HLSDs (High Level Solution Design) documents
  • Analyze and prepare recommendations to address existing and potential trouble areas in systems and procedures across the organization as well as design and recommendation on new solutions both in relation to hardware and software design.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 solution.

We 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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