Server Side Database Developer Big Data – Atlanta – AT&T

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Server Side Database Developer Big Data

Location: Atlanta, GA

Overall Purpose: Responsible for application and/or system DBA (database administration) work including development and design of the databases that support our business applications and systems. Also responsible for database reliability, recoverability, performance, and the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of database software.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing operational database support for databases on many different DBMS (database management systems) software levels and versions, utilizing a wide variety of DBMS features, on many different operating system platforms for applications of differing complexities, disaster priority, mission critical designation, strategic initiatives, degree of standardization, practices, and usage of third party software.
  • Such responsibilities typically include advanced featured databases for complex environments for high priority applications.
  • The operational database support responsibilities include those related to availability, performance, currency, integrity, security, and confidentiality of the database instances, database backups and recoveries, database disaster recovery…

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AT&T Big Data Team – Sr QA Engineer – San Francisco

 

Summary:

 

The Senior QA Engineer will focus on creating and executing test plans and automated test scripts for various systems and applications. Should have strong communication and analytical skills and a solid technical background. Responsible for a significant investment effort to build and adopt best-in-class test automation framework that amplify the impact of our processes. Continuous testing via automation is at the core of our software development process; s/he must be both a leader and an enabler for efforts to expand the use of test automation across the division via evangelizing and education.

 

 

We are looking for someone who is excited about the agile development process, believes in the goal of testing software with software, and is committed to driving quality using agile best practices. The ideal candidate will have expertise with performance testing, load testing, functional testing, unit testing, integration testing and regression testing of consumer applications. S/he will be familiar and comfortable with scrum, or TDD methodologies, as well as experience with and an appreciation of modern web application frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails or Java. DWH and Hadoop experience, developing scripts in Scala or equivalent is a plus. It goes without saying that s/he needs to bring a firm understanding of QA’s role in the iterative software development life cycle that is at the heart of agile engineering, as well as a mastery of testing strategies/techniques for white-, black- and gray-box QA.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build a high-performance, high-throughput performance testing system to not only perform performance regression testing from release to release, but also to determine the maximum throughput of each platform or product.
  • Take ownership of the automation initiative and drive the conversion from manual test
  • Be able to identify and point out areas that are prime candidates for automation and provide solutions.
  • Calaborate with developers in the construction of a Jenkins orchestration system
  • Work closely with Test Engineers to evaluate automation test coverage
  • Evaluate software requirements, and integrate automation scripts
  • Develop detailed test plans against design and technical specifications
  • Execute automated and manual test scripts
 

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of QA experience with an exposure to test driven development
  • Experience with serverside and API applications, preferably in Java, and database infrastructure such as Oracle 11g, Hadoop
  • Experience with agile software development – TDD, scrum, continuous integration
  • Extensive background in QA methodologies and experience developing and executing comprehensive test suites, including test plan and test case management
  • Experience launching high-volume, high-availability, 24×7 applications
  • Mastery of basic Internet services (you know what DNS is and how to use it) and Linux system basics (you know what grep is and how to use it)
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming (esp. Ruby, Java, Scala); able to not only read and understand code, but to write code
  • Understanding of standard software debugging tools: profilers, tracers, debuggers, leak-checkers, etc.
  • Experience with test automation & load testing tools (jMeter etc)
  • Experience with modern IDEs (Eclipse, IDEA, XCode, RubyMine etc.)
  • Experience in test automation and test automation tools
  • Experience with open source software
  • Database or SQL experience is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to handle/organize multiple complex technical projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and thrive on technical challenges

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS (or related) or equivalent industry experience.

SQA Engineer Detroit, MI

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

What You’ll Do/Need

Responsibilities

  • Perform functional and regression testing for mobile applications and mobile sites
  • Develop and maintain test scripts
  • Detect software quality issues, and report and track them to resolution
  • Participate in testing of production emergency bug fixes
  • Establish automation, including regression, test strategies and requirements, planning and procedures
  • Develop innovative methods to improve quality, test coverage, efficiency and regression coverage through project automation
  • Serve as a contact for input and interpretation of product-related issues
  • Collaborate with other teams to understand and validate configuration settings
  • Ensure optimal product performance, scalability and availability for production environments
  • Create, review, update and execute automation scripts
  • Assist in post-implementation and continuous improvement efforts to enhance systems and applications
  • Make detailed recommendations concerning new products, methods and technologies that will enhance test efficiencies

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Three years of experience with quality assurance methodologies, web-based applications, automated testing and analyzing system and application failures and bugs
  • Experience with test automation tools, simulators, and iOS and Android testing methodologies
  • Experience with automated mobile test tools such as Monkey Talk and Robotium
  • Experience working with mobile unit testing frameworks including JUnit and GHUnit
  • Knowledge of Javascript and Objective C, XML, Web Services, .Net and SQL Server
  • Knowledge of continuous integration methodologies and tools including Jenkins
  • Ability to write, debug and maintain test scripts
  • Experience with web servers, application servers, relational database technologies and network components
  • Experience in specifications requirements and reviewing
What You’ll Get
  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

Why We’re Different

 

Meet the anti-corporate culture of [best company ever], where there’s no daunting hierarchy, “boss” is a four-letter word, and if you work hard you’re the one who’ll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you’ll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

 

[Best company ever] is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Server Side Database Developer Big Data – Atlanta – AT&T

Server Side Database Developer Big Data

Location: Atlanta, GA

Overall Purpose: Responsible for application and/or system DBA (database administration) work including development and design of the databases that support our business applications and systems. Also responsible for database reliability, recoverability, performance, and the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of database software.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for providing operational database support for databases on many different DBMS (database management systems) software levels and versions, utilizing a wide variety of DBMS features, on many different operating system platforms for applications of differing complexities, disaster priority, mission critical designation, strategic initiatives, degree of standardization, practices, and usage of third party software.
    • Such responsibilities typically include advanced featured databases for complex environments for high priority applications.
    • The operational database support responsibilities include those related to availability, performance, currency, integrity, security, and confidentiality of the database instances, database backups and recoveries, database disaster recovery, database growth and disk space utilization, database problem analysis and resolution, configuration files, operating system account and system level schemas, tablespaces, database patches, database upgrades, database compatibilities, database bugs and workarounds, database vendor support process, database documentation, new database release features and enhancements, special features associated with the physical DBMS (such as clusters), applications consultation, SQL tuning and object management, automation, and project implementation activities, such as physical design and installation of database environments and databases, generally for more complex, technically advanced, high priority projects.
  • The position also includes one or more technically-based leadership roles, generally related to more complex and technically advanced databases, for project design and estimating, DBMS product certification, DBMS product or feature subject matter expert/point of contact consultation, direction and guidance regarding database management system features, best practices development and implementation, and standards development and implementation.
Experience: Typically requires 5-8 years experience.
Supervisory: No.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field

Software Engineer (.NET) Detroit, MI

  Software Engineer (.NET)
 
What You’ll Do/Need

Unlike most technology teams, we focus on the business of our company. If you want to be on the leading edge of leveraging technology to solve business problems, we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other engineers, developers, architects, QA, system engineers and product managers in solving new and existing technical issues
  • Understand requirements, implement designs, provide administration tools, and documentation for specific projects
  • Develop in C# environment, developing web applications, WPF, WCF, and web services
  • Perform regular on-call duties
  • Participate in Design and Code Reviews
  • Follow and enhance existing development processes
  • Measure and verify that new and old code has acceptable performance and scalability
  • Maintain ownership of the projects assigned
  • Consistently meet project deadlines

Requirements

  • .NET and Object Oriented programming experience
  • Experience in general software development methodologies
  • Direct experience in .NET and SQL Server
  • Strong experience in building ASP.NET applications
  • Strong understanding of IIS/Webservice/XML/XSL
  • Experience with .Net 2.0/3.0/3.5 framework and C# required
  • Experience with WCF, WPF, Service Oriented Architecture, BizTalk, AJAX preferred
  • Strong experience in all aspects of the software lifecycle including design and testing
  • Ability to understand and start projects quickly
  • Team-oriented experience highly desired
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of linear equations and multivariable algebra/calculus
  • Understanding of:
    • Unit Testing
    • RESTful web services
  • Very good oral and written communication skills regardless of audience

What’ll Make You Special

  • Experience with a rules engine, “InRule” a plus
What You’ll Get
  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes, and more

Why We’re Different

 

Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of [best company ever] gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At [best company ever], we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.

 

[Best company ever] is an equal opportunity employer.

 

at&t Principal Technical Architect – BigData Cloud, Infrastructure Architect – Plano

Principal Technical Architect – BigData Cloud, Infrastructure Architect

Location – Plano, Texas

The primary responsibility of this role will be to develop scalable infrastructure and network architecture for deployment of big data platform and solution leveraging emerging technologies.

Key activities include:

 

  • Develop scalable infrastructure architecture for Virtualized Cloud, Bare Metal and Hybrid infrastructure in order to meet different customers’ specific needs
  • Works closely with AT&T IT Operations team, Network and Infrastructure architecture team in order to operationalize the network and infrastructure architecture

 

Qualifications

 

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:

 

  • Strong understanding of Cloud concepts, deployment models and industry standards
  • Knowledge on OpenStack, VMWare and other leading Cloud technologies
  • Strong understanding of virtualization and hypervisor solution
  • Good understanding of Big Data technologies and how Big Data technologies interact with Infrastructure for performance is highly recommended
  • Understanding of Cloud Service Models – IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • Understanding of Big Data concepts, ecosystem and architecture contexts
  • Understanding of AT&T enterprise technology standards
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically
  • Experience in working in a challenging environment
  • Develops Strategic Perspective
  • Displays High Integrity and Honesty
  • Drives for Results
  • Experience in Emerging Technologies such as Infrastructure containerization (e.g. Docker)
  • Innovates
  • Big Data Industry: Trends & Directions
  • OPERATING SYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENTS
  • Process Management
  • Product and Service Design and Development
  • Programming Languages
  • Quality Management
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues
  • System and Technology Integration
  • Takes Initiative
  • Target Architecture
  • Technology Architecture

 

Note: Additional skills / competencies may be added to this specific requisition. During the application process, you will be asked to provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills / competencies associated with the requisition.

 

Required Qualifications -

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 8-10 years related technical architect experience
  • Working experience and expertise in Cloud technologies – virtualization, PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, Openstack, VMware
  • Understanding of OpenStack distributions such as Piston, Mirantis etc.
  • Proficient in engineering cost estimates and economic analyses and models
  • Knowledge in Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics platforms
  • Knowledge of management scripting such as Chef, Puppet is highly recommended
  • Understanding of Layer-1 to Layer-7 Network architecture along with security implementation is required
  • Understanding of end to end architecture of provisioning, management, auto-scaling of software and platform components on the infrastructure layer
  • Proficient in voice, video, and app technologies/protocols (circuit, VoIP, SIP, IMS, AIN, Camel, etc.)
  • Proficient in network and system architecture (subsystems, interfaces, hw/sw dependencies).
  • Proficient in message and conference systems and networks (multiple media, notification, presence, unified communications, video).
  • Knowledge in Network Management, Tools and Protocols (Configuration, IP network Address Management, Perf, Mgmt).
  • Understands Virtualization, Storage and Content Delivery Networks (Cloud, CDM, Grid, SAN).
  • Proficient in specifying and evaluating architecture requirements for RFXs.

 

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

at&t Principal Technical Architect – Big Data Platform Solution and Engineering – Plano

Principal Technical Architect – Big Data Platform Solution and Engineering

Location: Plano, Texas

 

Description:

 

The primary responsibility of this role will be to focus on platform technology and engineering to solve complex big data problems. The position will be involved in working on new technologies and operationalizing those in the AT&T big data platform space. The responsibilities will vary from hands on coding, designing to consultation, proof of concept and working with customer facing business and pre-sales team in developing solutions for big data business problems.

 

Key activities include:

 

  • Market research for new technologies in big data platform space and bringing in those technologies to AT&T environment
  • Operationalize the platform capabilities in support of AT&T big data business needs
  • Develop solutions and architecture patterns on use of platform functionalities
  • Work on sandbox and proof of concept environments in bringing up a technology from ideation to prototype to operationalization
  • Attends technical workshop with external as well as internal Big data customers to understand their business problem
  • Develops technical solution and engineering of internal as well as external Big Data business problems
  • Works with other Big data COE architects and SMEs closely to make sure the strategic architecture standards are being used while developing the solution

 

Qualifications

 

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:

 

  • Developing solutions Architecture for business problems
  • Understanding of Big Data concepts, ecosystem and architecture contexts
  • Working experience of AT&T enterprise systems across network, IT
  • Experience in working in a challenging environment
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically
  • Develops Strategic Perspective
  • Displays High Integrity and Honesty
  • Drives for Results
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Innovates
  • Big Data Industry: Trends & Directions
  • Operating Systems and Environments
  • Process Management
  • Product and Service Design and Development
  • Programming Languages
  • Quality Management
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues
  • System and Technology Integration
  • Takes Initiative
  • Target Architecture
  • Technology Architecture

 

Note: Additional skills / competencies may be added to this specific requisition. During the application process, you will be asked to provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills / competencies associated with the requisition.

 

Required Qualifications -

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 8-10 years related technical architect experience
  • Proficient in understanding business problems and developing technical solution to meet the need
  • Proficient in picking up new technologies and getting hands on experience on it
  • Proficient in engineering cost estimates and economic analyses and models
  • Knowledge in Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and visualization platforms
  • Working experience in Hadoop technologies such as HBase, Hive, YARN, Strom, Spark, Kafka is recommended
  • Prior experience in working with handling large dataset is highly required.
  • Working experience in programming in multiple environments such as Java, Python, Ruby, Node.js is highly recommended
  • Proficient in voice, video, and app technologies/protocols (circuit, VoIP, SIP, IMS, AIN, Camel, etc.)
  • Proficient in network and system architecture (subsystems, interfaces, hw/sw dependencies).
  • Proficient in message and conference systems and networks (multiple media, notification, presence, unified communications, video).
  • Knowledge in Network Management, Tools and Protocols (Configuration, IP network Address Management, Perf, Mgmt).
  • Understands Virtualization, Storage and Content Delivery Networks (Cloud, CDM, Grid, SAN).
  • Proficient in specifying and evaluating architecture requirements for RFXs.

 

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
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering is preferred

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