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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

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

at&t Big Data opportunities

AT&T is seeking candidates for the unique opportunity to work with our massive, heterogeneous, data set.  Our group has been tasked with creating a culture within a culture; a new team with a startup mentality focused on making big data and its thoughtful use a company imperative.  You will not be yet another cog in a large internet company with a pre-existing big data machine.  You will not be driving questionable business ideas, with no resources, for a startup.  This is the opportunity to make a difference in a fortune 100 company, take advantage of AT&T’s huge resources, play with a truly unique proprietary data set, and see your creative ideas turned into real businesses.

Our data science team works as a collaborative, fast-paced, group responsible for testing hypotheses, building proof of concepts, and turning creativity into products.  We work on a mix of top-down and bottom-up projects, and are open to any ideas that can help AT&T leverage its exo-bytes of data to improve existing business lines or drive new business initiatives.

We are assembling teams to drive new and innovative ideas to our business units and our locations are in the heart of where business is happening: Palo Alto, San Francisco, Plano and Atlanta. The teams will consist of Subject Matter Experts, Data Scientist, Software Engineers, Business Analysts and other roles, resources and tools the team deems necessary for success.

You can check out our opportunities by going to http://att.jobs/careers/itengineering/big-data.  While there, if you find something of interest, apply and one of our Talent Attraction Managers will reach out. Or, if you’d just like to find out more information about Big Data and AT&T, you can send us an Email to jr996k@att.com and we will have one of our folks contact you.

We hope to hear from you soon. Make it a great day!

 

AT&T Big Data

Sr QA Developer – At&T Big Data – Plano or 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.
  • MUST possess extensive experience is writing SQL code to conduct backend validations.
  • MUST possess deep understanding of datawarehousing concepts.
  • MUST have basic Unix scripting capabilities(Editing files, copying files, grepping files etc).
  • MUST have experience validating front end UI versus backend data in testing a web based application.
  • Take ownership of the automation initiative and drive the conversion of manual test
  • Be able to identify and point out areas that are prime candidates for automation and provide solutions.
  • 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:

  • 10 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.

Hadoop Developer – at&t Big Data Team – San Jose or San Francisco

We’re looking for an expert Hadoop developer, experienced with processing large data sets.  As part of our Big Data team, you’ll collaborate with a talented team of data scientists and developers to build large scale applications that will impact real world problems

 

If you’re an experienced Hadoop Developer who loves designing and working with large data sets, then this is the position for you. You’ll collaborate with others to translate highly technical information into innovative solutions for our entire business. Ready to dig in? Start making an impact now.

 

Perks include working with the latest technology in a collaborative work space and a casual dress code. Just bring your expert coding skills, a love for problem solving and your most innovative ideas.

 

If this sounds like you, check out the responsibilities:

 

·         Developing Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, text mining and others

·         Writing code, completing programming and documentation, and performing testing and debugging of applications

·         Interacting with data scientists and industry experts to understand data needs

·         Requires experience working with very large data sets and knowledge of building programs that leverage Hadoop and MPP platforms

·         Understanding of tools like MapReduce, Sqoop and Flume

·         Knowledge of Big Data technology and tools with the ability to share ideas among a collaborative team

 

Phoenix – Cisco/Nexus Sr Consultants – at&t Consulting

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • A minimum of five years experience in the design, implementation and operation of integrated, multi-vendor networking solutions.
  • Must have Data Center migration experience, including experience and responsibility for the layer1-3 architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Must have solid documentation skills (Visio especially) and provide evidence of prior documentation completed
  • Must have engineering and support experience for Cisco products in general and these products specifically:
    • Nexus 7K
    • 6500
    • 3750
    • ASR1000
    • 7200
  • Must have WAN experience with MPLS VRF Lite, and experience with EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP routing protocols
  • Experience  and demonstrable skills with FlexPod and/or VBlock virtualization is preferred
  • Experience and demonstrable skills with Cisco WAN accelerators and Cisco firewall products are preferred

Genesys Sr Consultant – Dallas -AT&T Consulting

This person is primarily responsible for integration of the contact center environment subsystems, test plan completeness and testing approach for the combined contact center environment. The individual will work closely with the project managers already engaged in the contact center project and will work in alignment with the program management office. Typical work activities for the project manager role include:

  • Technical participation and technical liaison across AT&T and customer teams.
  • Provide technical guidance regarding the CRM agent technologies in scope, including SalesForce and Zoom call recording.
  • Assist with e911 requirements design and implementation
  • Review and recommend updates to the implementation project plan.
  • Participate in weekly project status meetings.
  • Determine any gaps for the solution functionality against the current needs analysis.
  • Perform analysis of the proposed contact center architecture against the needs analysis.
  • Perform analysis of the proposed contact center implementation roadmap.
  • Perform analysis of the contact center contracts proposed for the solution and services implementation.
  • Assist with analysis of planned end state documentation to meet on-going management requirements.
  • Assist with Technical Design packet that should include Technical Design Specifications including but not limited to call flow diagrams, data definition documents and other documentation addressing implemented custom features.  This packet should also include the user and system regression test plans.
  • Assist with Change Control and configuration management documents, identifying the policies and procedures as well as the technical documentation to support a robust Change Control process.
  • Review maintenance documentation that should document processes to monitor and maintain the system once it is in ’steady state’.  This packet should document procedures to make routine changes (such as agent, skill or minor call flow changes), as well as the policies and procedures to document and control updates to the system.
  • Assist in developing and executing system and user test plans of components, features, call flows and functionality as needed.
  • Informal mentoring and technical knowledge transfer of system best practices and system support processes.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on the architecture and subsystems associated with the Genesys and SalesForce contact center platform.
  • Review test plans for accuracy, applicability and completeness
  • Review test results for completion
  • Work with project team staff to ensure integration points are well defined and understood
  • Assist with pre-cutover support to subsequent deployment phases.
  • Assist with Day One operational support following the go-live date for subsequent deployment phases.
  • Troubleshoot system and applications in steady state as an augmentation to the preliminary interface of formal support resources.
  • Review and advise the team on the creation of as-built and support documentation of the combined contact center/voice solution and applications.

Microsoft UC Sr Consultant/Architect – at&t Consulting – USA

AT&T Consulting Lync

AT&T Consulting Solutions

Microsoft Unified Communications Architect
General Qualifications
A seasoned and strategic thought leader in large scale multi-vendor Unified Communications (UC) solutions.  Require full life cycle architecture, design and deployment expertise.
Role Overview

  • Engage in key engagements and lead teams in the delivery of AT&T Consulting UC  service portfolio
  • Ability to manage and exceed client expectations for delivery including facilitated meetings, whiteboard sessions, presentations, deliverables and weekly communications with client and engagement managers on status and health of the projects.  Strong business acumen and strategic customer interaction, including workshops and Strategy and Roadmap deliverables is key.
  • Deliver and lead strategy, readiness and other assessments, architecture and complex multi-vendor integration services.
  • Support Unified Communications Practice initiatives as a collaborative team.  Foster the development of standardized templates and Knowledge Management artifacts to improve field self-sufficiency.

Education and Certifications

  • Hands-on experience in UC for large, complex, and multi-vendor environments
  • 15+ years industry experience and 5 years experience in Microsoft Technologies Consulting (Active Directory, Exchange & Lync)
  • Strategic IT Consulting experience
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
  • Industry certifications applicable to UC
  • Must have a strong Microsoft UC Voice Specialization
  • Microsoft Certified Master and/or Microsoft Certified Architect (desired)

Business and Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Lync 2010/2013 architecture, design and deployment expertise
  • Participated in past Microsoft programs and training including Voice Partner Program, TAP, Lync Ignites, and other Microsoft Programs
  • Lync 2010/2013 Architecture, Design and Integration experience
    • Multi-vendor integration with:
      • TDM to IP based voice solutions, including Cisco, Avaya, Siemens
      • Conferencing solutions such as Cisco, LifeSize, Polycom, and SMART Technologies
    • Voice and messaging integration with Microsoft Lync premise, Lync Online and Hosted/Managed Services
    • Unified Messaging experience with Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft solutions
    • Deployment experience with media gateway including ACME Packet, AudioCodes and Sonus
    • SIP Trunking
    • Customer use case scenarios
    • Data center network re-engineering
    • Internet access engineering
    • WAN acceleration and content distribution
    • QoS, Multicast, IP traffic engineering (desired)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with experience in VP and CxO level interaction and facilitation of diverse groups and stakeholders.
  • Distinguished interpersonal skills and responsiveness supporting customers
  • Ability and wiliness to assist sales and field management in expanding and development of new business opportunities

at&t Senior Cloud and Data Center Transformation Consultant – Based out of any major US City

Overview:

 

  • Seasoned Cloud Architect level resource with extensive Consultative experience positioning Professional Services to help Fortune 500 customers migrate business applications to IBM and AT&T Cloud architectures.  Works in close partnership with core account teams and overlay sellers to discern customer needs and develop custom consulting scope inclusive of application discovery, workload characterization, high level solution alternative development, and migration planning.

Technical Skills:

 

  • Strong HANDS ON technical background in Cloud and Data Center Transformation design and deployment as well as storage architecture and deployment with significant experience in two or more of the following disciplines:
  • IBM Technologies                       i,p,x and zSeries servers, XIV storage, WebSphere and DB2 software structure
  • Advanced Infrastructure             (LAN/WAN, routing/switching)
  • Data Center                                (optimization, consolidation, engineering, migrations)
  • Security                                       (strategy, roadmap, risk, governance, architecture, policy)
  • IT Service Management             (strategy, roadmap, architecture, implementation)
  • Contact Center                            (strategy, roadmap, application, optimization)
  • Unified Communications             (roadmap, readiness, life-cycle, IPT, integration, Microsoft UC)
  • IT Transformation                        (framework, roadmap, strategy)
  • Has direct knowledge of synchronous and asynchronous data replication utilizing technologies such as Concurrent SRDF, XRC and MetroMirror
  • Understands how orchestration and federation platforms integrate with “as-a-service” offerings.
  • Has direct knowledge of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery approaches.

Responsibilities:

  • Initial focus on technical pre-sales and service methodology/delivery approach development which will evolve into a 100% billable field role within year 1, delivering life cycle AT&T Consulting services
  • Partners with sales and delivery teams, develops and strengthens relationships with regional IBM teams
  • Focuses on developing relationships with Customer CIO’s, CxO, and Lines of Business Owners (HR, Marketing, Finance)
  • Owns the “Art of What is Possible” strategy from an IBM-AT&T Cloud Services perspective
    • Delivers executive presentations on Cloud and Data Center Transformation strategies for multiple service technologies
    • Owns strategy sessions with clients that identifies, shapes  & develops potential solutions
    • Provides strategic & technical direction to solve customer’s business problems.
    • Writes Statements of Work
  • Has direct relationship with IBM and IBM’s key partners/vendors, which includes a leadership role in various technology areas to facilitate the development of full, robust customized solutions.
  • Shapes Customer Technical Vision and Strategy with respect to Cloud and Data Center Transformation services
  • Writes white papers, technical strategy documents and develops repeatable industry solutions.
  • Provides market sensing input to the AT&T Product and Marketing teams
  • Subject Matter Expert for Customers as well as AT&T Sales, Service Delivery and Technical organizations
  • Key contributor to the Technical Knowledge Share Community Portal
  • Develops TCO/ROI models for IBM and AT&T’s custom/complex Cloud and Hosting and Applications Services teams
  • Develops technical selling strategies for advanced Cloud and Data Center technologies

Qualifications:

  • Willing and able to travel on average 75%
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related degree in Science, Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, IT disciplines or Business Administration.
  • Certification as an Enterprise Architect preferred.  Minimum 10 years working experience in design, implementation and management of global enterprise network systems for a service integrator, global management consulting, technology services, or outsourcing company.  Proven history of building Trusted Advisor relationships with strategic clientele
  • Attention to detail required ensuring effective planning, implementation and execution
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, “boardroom” presence
  • Experienced in leadership, conflict management, and possesses the business acumen needed to discern key business drivers, and financial knowledge to development return on investment models.
  • Has written write papers, technical strategy documents and developed repeatable industry solutions.
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