Sr Architect, Systems

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 Senior Systems Architect plays a key role in designing systems and software solutions that address business/technical needs or challenges for Marketing Campaign Systems. Defines technology strategy, maintains architecture standards and best practices for systems and applications including both in-house development as well as third-party applications. This role will seek to understand how people, processes, and technology interact to perform the fundamental activities of the business in both current and future states, and model these interactions to guide technology strategy. Work in cross-functional teams, partner with the business, solution architects and technology teams to identify standards, analyze technology trends to develop reference architectures and roadmaps that guide the evolution of products and services. Provides guidance and direction to project teams to ensure compliance with the standards and best practices.

System Architect works in a development team to deliver innovative, cost-effective and efficient IT solutions to an organization. The primary task of Systems Architect is to review business structures to ensure the proper flow and functionality of a business’s Intranet and Internet systems. The Senior System Architect provides leadership within the development team and is responsible for regular communications with Technical and Business Leadership Teams, System Analysts, Software Developers, Testers, and Application Support Teams. This individual will also provide architectural solutions and have responsibility for solution design across various Marketing, Retail, Web related projects and ensure that business requirements can be satisfied by the most efficient and effective solutions.

  • Minimum 5+ years in related work experience
  • Minimum 5+ years as software or systems architect, engineer, programmer
  • Ability to direct the work of other architects in a lead role.
  • Experience in Marketing, Retail or B2B systems architecture and design.
  • Experience in deploying cloud applications, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Experience modeling current and future state architectures from business capability frameworks.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies
  • Experience in Open Source technologies
  • Expertise in the following technical disciplines: Object Oriented languages, Java, SOA, Middleware, Web Services and API
  • Management (Apigee, API Gateway), Presentation Tier and Business Process Management technologies.


Bachelor Degree in computer science or related discipline.

Technology certifications (such as Java, AWS, Microsoft) a plus.

  • Serve as a technical resource for business, solution, and development teams to help define, estimate, and propose solutions for business opportunities.
  • Provide critical architectural input and analysis.
  • Create architecture and technical design documents to communicate solutions that will be implemented by the development teams.
  • Create High Level Solution Design (HLSD) in support of Enterprise Projects and present HLSD to senior leadership during assessment reviews.
  • Develop proofs-of-concept (POC) and prototypes to help illustrate approaches to technology and business problems.
  • Work with development, infrastructure, test, and production support teams to ensure proper implementation of solution.
  • Educate organization on available and emerging technology and toolsets.
  • Present solutions to clients, project teams, and other stakeholders adapting style to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Collaborate with other IT Architects to define architecture and service delivery landscape
  • Mentor team members on best practices in the area of expertise.
  • Involved in project from Feasibility to Implementation
  • Discuss and finalize design goals and architecture with the business’s solutions architects
  • Lead to define architecture standards and best practices with in domain
  • Prepare and maintain documents that include architecture diagrams, data models, and object oriented design artifacts
  • Producing progress/status reports
  • Define Level of Effort for upcoming Feasibility and Capital Funded projects
  • Dealing with problems as they arise in daily business scenarios
  • Primary point of contact for technical questions and solution
  • To lead design efforts with developers, other architects, systems analysts, etc.
  • Will break down business and technology problems (not code level discussions)
  • Help triage production defects and find solution with minimum application impact
  • Define the technical strategy for an application area, and to ensure that this fits with the wider company strategies.
  • Ensure that the system and relevant technology enablers meet both functional and non-functional requirements

Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with leadership/business to translate Big Data to insights & recommendation.
  • Ability to perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing the solution;
  • Can work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Self-Starter, ability to own, manage and drive initiatives.

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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