Sr Architect, Systems
Bothell, WA 98021
July 14, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Information Technology
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 plays a keys role in designing systems and software solutions that address business/technical needs or challenges for Frontline Systems (Retail, Customer Care, Telesales, and B2B). 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.

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 Retail, Web, and Care related projects and ensure that business requirements can be satisfied by the most efficient and effective solutions.

Minimum Required
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 Retail, Customer Care, Telesales, or B2B systems architecture and design.
Experience in deploying cloud applications, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service
Experience modeling current and future state architectures from business capability frameworks.
Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
Strong understanding of software development methodologies
Expertise in the following technical disciplines: Object Oriented languages, Java, SOA, Middleware (Tibco), Web Services and API Management (Apigee), Presentation Tier, Systems Security, and Business Process Management technologies.


Bachelor Degree in computer science or related discipline.
Technology certifications (such as Java, Microsoft, Oracle) 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 area of expertise.

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.

A little about us:
Being Magenta means something different to each of us, but whatever our role, we stand together behind the game-changing mission of Team Magenta.

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