This position is part of the Data platform team that resides within the Chief Data Office of AT&T ATS. The Data platform cloud-based solution will help enable data sharing across business units in support of BI and Analytics related use cases. This role works with the Cloud Platform Engineering and Implementation Architecture group.

Overall Purpose
Responsible for the fundamental technology work of architecting/designing/building the core frameworks for our cloud-based system platforms and end to end solutions, including building cloud platform and performance components. Makes high-level design choices and dictates technical standards, tools, and platforms and must have an understanding of systems engineering principles derived from experience.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
Collaborate with critical stakeholders to understand business needs, priority, and the quality of services to be created or enhanced. Drive solution to be compliant with Target State Architecture. Drive enhancements to Target State Architecture to meet future business needs. Responsible for discovering and identifying any bottleneck gaps such as manual flows that can hinder the services or impact cycle time or cost and resolve them early during the solution, design, and construction phase. Drive research and standardization of platform components that can make up the building blocks from which AT&T will build applications and services. Ensure applications and services are leveraging building blocks whenever possible. Ensure integration of nonfunctional requirements such as security, scalability, resiliency, and performance in all solutions. Define and design functional, technical, performance, and reliability solutions in line with client inferred requirements. Solves complex performance issues. Creates massive distributed systems. Creates integrated solutions between legacy and target state solutions. Create vendor guidelines and best practices.

- Strong hands-on working knowledge in Linux/Unix, Kubernetes/Docker
- Hands on working experience with Azure/AWS
- Experience with Azure infrastructure, including implementing, monitoring and maintaining Azure compute, storage, network and security services.
- Strong background in troubleshooting with the ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause for any issue (OS, App, infra apps).
- Experience with SOA applications and cloud-based services, preferably Azure.
- Experience working with Cloudera HDF NiFi and/or ADF, Ambari, Nifi, Kafka, and Ranger.
- Experience working with cloud deployment tools such as Terraform and Ansible or other CMS
- Knowledge of web services, API, REST, and RPC.
- Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP and distributed networks.
- Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres.
- Experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering, such as ElasticSearch.
- Experience with Python, Ruby, Perl or other scripting language

Minimum Requirements:
• 5 - 7+ years overall experience
• 3+ years Linux/Unix hands-on technical roles
• 7+ years in software architecture and technical roles
• 3+ years large-scale software development using modern languages and frameworks
• 2+ years recent hands-on technical architecture using cloud technologies (Azure, AWS)

BS/MS in Technical degree: Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or similar degree.

Position requires advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the cloud platform including: Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, and reliable applications; Selecting appropriate cloud services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements; Migrating complex, multi-tier applications on cloud; Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations on cloud; Implementing cost control strategies. Deploying enterprise-wide platforms and environments in the cloud using security best practices, both documented and as they evolve.

Ideal candidate has experience deploying multi-tenant cloud environments with fine grain access controls. Able to solution for all services and components of cloud solutions including but not limited to: Compute, Storage, Database, Networking, Security, Identity & Compliance. Must have prior hands-on experience with automation of infrastructure and code provisioning. Ability to clearly document and communicate overall design as well as trade-offs. Ability to guide overall team approach to a fine grained level of detail, define and direct specific approaches where necessary.


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