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Principal System Engineer APIs & MicroServices

Plano , Texas



This position is part of the Marketing, Advertising, and Content (MAC) data-sharing platform that resides within the Chief Data Office of Xandr – AT&T Advertising & Analytics. The MAC cloud-based platform combines AT&T's unique consumer data and growing content data assets and enables data sharing across business units in support of marketing, advertising, and content intelligence related use cases. This role creates APIs, microServices, and common service layer components in our overall architecture for Data Products in MAC.

Overall Purpose

Responsible for translating the core architecture for business requirements into the final technical solution (consisting of platform, network, software, cloud, etc.) through functional, performance, and reliability analysis using engineering models and techniques, primarily through software development throughout the vertical stack. This is a hands-on role that ultimately results in the delivery of an application or service.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Designs, develops, documents and analyzes technology systems, maximizing reuse of target state platforms such as APIs, UI/UX integration, cloud PaaS components, and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) platforms. Engineers integrated platform and software solutions that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs. Coordinates design, specification, and integration of total systems and subsystems. Assesses (proof of concept) and recommends solutions (algorithms and products) to improve the current systems.

Day to day responsibilities for this position include solution engineering in cloud platforms (AWS) leveraging approved PaaS components and platform design patterns to integrate and operationalize data product applications and services with APIs.


Required Qualifications -
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
8-10 years of software development experience
Strong JavaScript skills
Experience with Git
Strong Linux skills
Python Experience a plus
Strong SQL skills
Practical experience developing REST Microservices.
Experience with MicroServices development frameworks like NodeJS/Express
Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes a plus
Experience in AWS a plus
Ability to quickly learn new technologies and concepts
Excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications -
  • Enterprise wide deployment planning and support for mission critical applications for major releases, both business and infrastructure related
  • Develops technical documentation on applications and systems
  • Ability to work with technical and business-oriented teams
Job ID 1910712 Date posted 02/19/2019
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