Principal Member of Technical Staff at AT&T in Redmond, Washington

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

Working as a Principal Member of Technical Staff, you will be required to demonstrate your highly technical skills within a specific technology discipline. To attain this technical level, you will be required to have or be capable of exhibiting significant contributions in specific complex technical areas. Your contribution can be external to the company, but shall be primarily internal. As the Principal Member of Technical Staff, you will be recognized in the company as a technical leader within a specific area and will lead technical projects. In addition, you should have worked or be capable of working on projects of high complexity, where analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors, using knowledge and expertise derived from strong educational background and progressive experience.

Overall Purpose: Partner with a cross-functional team to document lab designs and develop the associated test plan to address complex business and technical problems. Configure test environment based on lab design document and execute test cases documented in the test plan. Document and validate Deployment Guidelines. Provide regular readouts on testing progress while publishing a final test report once testing has successfully completed.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Applies engineering principles and practice in broad areas of complex technical project work that requires in-depth analysis using advanced techniques, knowledge, and expertise. Network equipment testing and support role, while working closely with business partners and operations. The candidate is required to interfaces with stakeholders to understand and deliver Broadband Access and Wireless Transport Network use cases, conduct lab testing (e.g., functional and performance testing of L2/L3 services and provide related documentation - Test Plan, Test Report, Lab Design, and Deployment Guideline). May serve as subject matter expert during the deployment cycle in a production environment focused on complex design, engineering, and development.

JOB CONTRIBUTION: Expert level technical professional. Has direct impact on creation of technical products/services. Serves as a role model and mentor.

KNOWLEDGE Has and applies extensive specialized technical expertise. Integrates expert knowledge of technical principles/methods of multiple disciplines with knowledge of products/services and internal operations. Advisor on ATT technologies/systems/procedures.

INDEPENDENCE Guided by functional goals/objectives. May influence organization goals/objectives. Applies discretion to develop innovative solutions to problems without precedent.

CONTRIBUTION TO ATT TECHNOLOGY Lead contributor on fiber technologies, including wireless transport and Broadband Access projects/technology initiatives. Contributes to complex and innovative business solutions to achieve strategic objectives.

COMMUNICATION Provides technical expertise to peers across the company. Actively promotes good working relationships. Develops mutually beneficial strategic alliances with customers.

Education: Required: PhD, Masters or Bachelors degree in an approved field such as Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics from an accredited university. Experience: PhD in an approved field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience or Masters in an approved field with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or a Bachelors in an approved field with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

Required Qualifications -
  • Candidate shall have a PhD in an approved field from an accredited university and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree in an approved field from an accredited university and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree in an approved field from an accredited university and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Five or more years experience with networks, network protocols, and IP networks and at least seven years of experience with web development using PHP, Perl, Action script and Java programming through all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • A strong understanding of security technology in the areas of VPN, firewalls, proxy, and IDS/IPS as well as experience in Linux, Solaris and Windows
  • Candidate must have a strong communication skills both verbally and written as well as strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work and work independently and as part of a team
  • Previous experience as a system tester and experience in a lab test environment

Desired Qualifications -
  • CISSP, CCNA certification, or GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • Experience with any/all of following software tools: PHP, Perl, Action Script, Java, JavaScript, Linux, XML, CVS/SVN, Linux Shell Scripts, and Oracle
  • Check Point VSX experience
  • Crossbeam, Fortinet and Cisco configuration experience
  • TS/SCI Government Clearance
  • Network and Hardware support experience as well as database design
  • ISP Services Planning and Architecture
  • ICDS Service Planning and Architecture
  • ISP level data networks experience
  • Hands-on experience with performance and security test gear
  • Understanding of Internet security threats and mitigation techniques

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws
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