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Principal Member of Technical Staff

Plano, TX 75026
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Entry into this title requires Technical Title Plan (TTP) Board Approval. This position requires an individual with proven technical skills within a specific technology discipline. Individuals attaining this technical level will have or be capable of exhibiting significant contributions in specific complex technical areas. Their contribution can be external to the company but shall be primarily internal. They shall be recognized in the company as a technical leader within a specific area and may lead projects of small to medium size and technical breath. In addition, the individual will 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. Supervisory: No


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 may lead projects of small to medium size and technical breath. 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: Develops solutions to complex business and technical problems or issues of complex scope using advanced engineering and scientific principles.


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. Provides technical expertise within project teams.


Job Contribution: Expert level technical professional. Technical SME within organization. Contributes through own development of advanced technologies/concepts with global reach or industry application. Has direct impact on creation of technical products/services. Serves as a role model and mentor.


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


ANALYSIS/PROBLEM SOLVING Solves complex, critical problems related to significant and unique issues. Uses extensive research and interpretative thinking. Utilizes innovative methods in developing solutions. Works on abstract problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables.


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 critical projects/technology initiatives. Develops enterprise-wide integrated solutions. 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. Refer to the Technical Title Plan for a complete list of degrees. 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. Technical Career Pathway (TCP) role. Entry into this title will require TCP Governance Board review. Supervisory: No.


Environmental Requirements: This position may be responsible for contributing to ATTs compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions.


**Required Qualifications** -


- BSEE/BSCE and/or equivalent work required


- Detailed knowledge and testing experience of FTTP GPON/XGS-PON/NG-PON2/25G, ONUs, Element Manager systems and customer premise equipment


- In-depth knowledge of E2E testing and working experience with TCP-IP protocols. Network certification ( CCNx or Nokia NRS I) is considered a plus


- Hands-on experience with access equipment from vendors such as Adtran, Ciena, Calix, Nokia, DZS, and related element management systems


- Working knowledge of Linux, containerization and Python required


- Strong troubleshooting skills which can root-cause and document complex defects, often working with vendors and other teams


- Proficiency with standard operations of Windows-based computers and Office product suite


- Must be a team player with good communication skills


- Hands-on experience working with networking devices and tools such as routers, switches, servers, traffic generators (Ixia IX load and Spirent Test Center)


- Good oral and written communication


- Ability to work as part of a team


- Excellent problem-solving skills - Ability to work on multiple projects


- Attention to detail and sound judgment


- 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


- Desire to learn and apply what you learn immediatelyEntry into this title will require Technical Title Plan (TTP) Board Approval.


+ 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
We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.
Posted: 2022-04-11 Expires: 2022-07-08
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