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Senior System Engineer

Bothell, WA 98021
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About the Company

At AT&T, were connecting the world through the latest tech, top-of-the-line communications and the best in entertainment. Our groundbreaking digital solutions provide intuitive and integrated experiences for millions of customers across online, retail and care channels. Join our mission to deliver compelling communication and entertainment experiences to customers around the world as we continue to evolve as a technology-powered, human-centered organization. As part of our team, youll transform the way we deliver a seamless customer experience with digital at the center of all you do. In our world, digital is much larger than just an eCommerce channel, we are transforming all channels to digitally perform as one team to create a better customer experience. As we move through 2021, the digital transformation will revolutionize the digital space and you can build a career that will propel your future.

About the Team

The Release Management team support the Strategic Platform Technology organization. The primary focus of the team is to release software and infrastructure enhancements developed by 100+ scrum teams and multiple agile release trains. The goal is release as frequently as needed while having minimal negative impact of the end customer. The team supports Sales, Service, Catalog, Order Management and Infrastructure deployments

About the Job

The System Engineer/Release Manager will be responsible for one or more functional areas for software deployments and change management. The Release Manager will also be engaged in transformational initiatives as well as goal setting and roadmap development. The job is a technical program management role which includes collaboration and partnership with development, systems and site reliability team members as well as business and product managers

Responsibilities and Day-to-Day View

Managing release components for a specific business area. Assessing risk of defined release components and integrated packages. Understand and uncover impacts and dependencies. Clearly define software backout plans due to defects found post deployment. Perform tasks in an agile framework with frequent deployments with the ability to use tools that aid in delivery automation. Communicate clearly (oral and written). Build and maintain working relationships with business and technology partners.


Required Skills and Experience:

Plan the release of application/mS deliverables and release life cycle in an Agile framework

Communicate the release-related tasks such as plans, timelines, requirements. Act as liaison between different teams, organizations and stakeholders.

Coordinate the release schedule and resources required depending upon the third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates.

Identify the risks that can delay the release and manage/mitigate them, such that the scope scheduled, quality of the release and end customer experience is not affected.

Uncover issues and track the progress. Always working to improve the process of the release.

Make sure that the release is planned, according to the requirements and budget.

Schedule the release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release.

Create plans for the implementation and deployment as per the release schedule.

Creates, manages and communicates release level jeopardies

Plan and give weekly updates on the release activities

Make sure the allocation of Release Engineers to every release.

Communicate with release managers from different IT departments.

Lead the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully.

Team up with relevant development teams responsible for building the automation tools used to develop and deploy the software.

Lead/host meetings to discuss the release schedules with the team and find roadblocks.

Supports technical teams by engaging on call or resources required to resolve issues; monitor and control changes to the release and deployments

Maintain documentation related to procedures on build, test and release.

Make improvements in the methodologies used for configuration management, development and delivery of software features, functionality, enhancements and hot fixes.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Experience and SME knowledge in one more areas such as development, testing, system architecture, or software configuration and deployment

Understand the design and interfaces for specific components of applications/microServices in a release management portfolio.

Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the system solution and explore alternatives

Engage with portfolio stakeholders, Solution and Enterprise Architects, to develop, analyze, split, and realize the implementation of tech enablers or applications/microServices in release portfolio

Participate in project planning, system and solution demos, retrospective workshops

Ability to communicate to executive leadership, business leaders as well as technical stakeholders

Provide guidance to partners and stakeholders for successful deployments and releases including the ability to lead and influence team members with direct supervision

AT&T is leading the way to the future for customers, businesses and the industry. We're developing new technologies to make it easier for our customers to stay connected to their world. Together, weve built a premier integrated communications and entertainment company and an amazing place to work and grow. Team up with industry innovators every time you walk into work, creating the world you always imagined. Ready to #transformdigital with us? Apply now!

**Required Qualifications**

+ 5-8 years related technical architect experience.

+ Proficient in Network Management, Tools and Protocols (Configuration, IP Network Address Management, Performance Management).

+ Knowledge of data center infrastructure (including blade center design, data warehouse design, Ebusiness/web hosting design, etc.)

+ Proficient in data communications protocols (TCP/IP, v4/v6, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, GMPLS, etc.)

+ Proficient in home and premise networking architectures, assessment and modeling.

+ Proficient in specifying and evaluating architecture requirements for RFXs.

+ Understands Virtualization, Storage and Content Deliver Networks (Cloud, CDM, Grid, SAN).

+ Knowledge in voice, video, and app technologies (circuit, VoIP, SIP, IMS, AIN, Camel, etc.).

+ Understands wireless technologies standards and protocols (3GPP, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, antennas, amplifiers, base stations, propagation, interference, spectrum).

**Desired Qualifications**

+ AS degree in Engineering, Information Systems or related technical field

+ Experience in building multiple versions of large customer facing systems addressing performance and scale.

+ Develops technical documentation on applications and systems

+ Ability to work with technical and business-oriented teams

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.


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