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Lead System Engineer

Dallas, TX

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. Our Consumer Technology experience team is delivering innovative and reliable technology solutions to power differentiated, simplified customer experiences. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future-you’ll create it.

Our Engineering Standards and Governance is looking for a Lead System Engineer - Microservices Architect who is passionate about building API’s and has analytical and multi-task abilities to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The Microservices Architect is responsible for reviewing the long-term technological roadmap, ensuring that cross functional product, delivery and business teams are working in concert to deliver business value. The candidate has an intimate knowledge of the current state of the business and technology and implements the plan to achieve the desired future state.

Responsibilities and Day-to-Day View

  • Cloud development of APIs and Microservices, Experience modeling RESTful solution using Swagger is a plus
  • Facilitates business requirements analysis and functional design work sessions including creating business presentations, communications, and documentation
  • Experience writing technical stories in JIRA/confluence using industry standard notations
  • Ability to analyze system interaction issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including comprehension and verbal skills, written communication, conflict resolution, teamwork and cooperation, and relationship building
  • Working knowledge of REST APIs, API design best practices
  • Experience with web technologies, cloud and mobile
  • Strong process management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills
  • Creates functional requirement and scope documentation using existing templates
  • Document functional, integration, and testing requirements as well as SLAs and operating level agreements
  • Leads technology cost/resource estimates and input to business cases
  • Lead functional design including demonstrations to stakeholders to validate approach
  • Participates and collaborates with other teams to ensure successful PI planning sessions


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science
  • 5-8 years of practical experience in system analysis, working with the client on the requirements and processes definition, in a variety of complex situations
  • Familiar with ecommerce, digital platforms
  • Microservices concepts(Kubernetes, spring boot, nodejs)
  • DevOps concepts
  • SRE concepts like Performance, Reliability, Resiliency

Our Lead System Engineers earn between $143,800-$215,800 Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining Our Team Comes with Amazing Perks and Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone.

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, we’ve 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!

Weekly Hours: 40

Time Type: Regular

Salary Range:  $143,800.00 - $215,800.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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