Oakton, Virginia

AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP-enabled, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government.  We are dedicated to recruiting, developing, and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values, and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

The AT&T Global Public Sector Technology Office supports the US Federal Government and international agencies in designing, documenting, socializing, and ordering critical, full-spectrum data network services, including wireline and wireless data, cybersecurity, and managed network services.

AT&T has an opening for a Senior Principal Architect to support the US Federal Government sector. The Senior Principal Architect is responsible for serving as a technical leader and recognized internal and external expert on complex, multi-domain solutions or the business unit subject-matter expert for a key strategic line of business.   This position will serve as a 5G architecture and capabilities SME, evangelizing the AT&T 5G vision to Public Sector clients and leading complex non-standard solutioning.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:   

  • Develops and delivers presentations showing the AT&T vision for client 5G adoption.
  • Develops innovative 5G use cases, obtaining internal and external sponsorship and partners to deploy.
  • Designs and develops solutions that assist customers in managing major business processes in their overall enterprise structure.
  • Leads ad-hoc technical capture teams from multiple divisions to develop complex solutions.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of one or more industries, trends, and solutions.
  • Collaborates and confers with the customer in the strategic design process and translates business needs into technical system solutions.
  • Directly assists customers in the development of fully integrated systems including processors, peripherals, communications, operating systems, and applications software.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise in hardware capabilities, software requirements, and systems integration.
  • Determines the availability and viability of third-party components and services as needed.Validates third-party components comply with established architecture.
  • Develops and design specifications for products and technologies.
  • Validates design proposals meet the customer’s needs. Identifies, analyzes, and evaluates alternative design solutions.
  • Approves integrated systems design proposals for technical content.
  • Establishes cost and time estimates for implementation.
  • Monitors the implementation for technical correctness to ensure the customer needs are met.
  • Creates recommendations and implements new methods, techniques, and/or procedures
  • Position can work from home, but must be able to attend in office meetings

Required Clearance:     Must be a US Citizen and possess or be able to attain Top Secret Clearance

Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience in Telecommunications/Networking
  • Proven ability to act as a consultative seller and apply deep technical knowledge to solving customers’ mission needs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external cross-functional organizations and customers.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to work well both independently and as proactive team member.
  • Experience across the telecommunications data, IP, and/or cybersecurity service portfolio.
  • Proven ability to work with wide range of organizations and extended teams.
  • Strong knowledge of mobile network standards and architectures (e.g., 3GPP) and adjacent technologies (e.g., MEC).
  • Working knowledge of Federal telecommunications and IT standards, such as FIPS 140-2, FISMA, and FedRAMP, DOD ILs, and their application to networking services.

Ready to join our team?  Apply today!



Oakton, Virginia

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