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Information Technology

Principal Architect, Security Data Platforms

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Job Description
The Principal Solutions Architect develops innovative solutions and technology strategy. They lead the E2E solution design strategy across teams, and partner with other architects. They make recommendations for new procedures and overall architectural approach, partnering with senior level Architects. They work on significant and outstanding issues where analysis of situation or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. They exercise judgement in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for acquiring results. They build formal networks involving coordination among groups and provide informal supervision of other's work assignments.

Job Responsibilities


  • Owns solution design for multiple cross domain initiatives and works across domains to ensure cohesive solution.  

  • Reviews and identifies the gaps in the architecture and solution designs, assesses and defines remediation efforts or mitigation options.  

  • Works towards practical solutions considering all teams, initiatives and long-term outlook.  

  • Makes and implements complex decisions aimed at improving the quality, effectiveness or ability to security the organization. 


Innovation and Leadership  

  • Lead the overall technical design and end-to-end solution design for SIEM/SOAR and security case management tooling  

  • Ensures quality, consistency and alignment of designs to T-Mobile standards and digital strategy. 

  • Leads large cross domain initiatives that are supported by E2E Design, E2E Arch applies digital standards to project Solution Architecture, drives Technical Strategy and architectural tradeoff discussions. 

  • Leads the technical design process for applicable cross domain initiatives(Capable of leading Sr. Architects and Security Engineers on initiatives that are divided into multiple work streams.)  

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explores opportunities to make valuable contributions to job accomplishments.  

  • Balances constraints in IT, business, security to deliver optimal architecture for an initiative.  

  • Leads design orchestration on large-sized initiatives or work streams. 

  • Provides input into the definition of Digital Architecture standards as they are created. 


Technology and System  

  • Owns technical solution on cross domain initiatives. Develops innovative solutions and technology strategyOwns E2E solution design strategy across teams.  

  • Authors the following artifacts: Concept Architecture, Top 25 System Impacts and E2E Solution Architecture document  

  • Support the definition and adoption of common software development processes.  

  • Prepares and maintains design work that include architecture diagrams, data models, and API / micro-service architecture.  

  • Implements design process standards on assigned initiatives.  

  • Writes advanced documentation, architecture, capabilities, limitations, and advantages for technologies.   

  • Produces advanced documentation and literature for multiple fields.  

  • Clearly describes architecture, design and security strategies, standards, technical specifications, business benefits, opportunities and threats. Routinely creates and presents executive and external materials, including white papers.   

  • Actively contributes to industry publications and professional forums. 


Relationship, People Management and Project Management  

  • Interacts with Senior management to shape and align solutions against desired minimum viable product scope.  

  • Applies a broad understanding of the products, systems and technologies across the business portfolio and deep technical ability on integration of these components to deliver a cohesive E2E solution architecture for a given initiative.  

  • Translates business requirements into technical requirements that the system analysts and other technical team members drive into the project design and delivery. 



  • Bachelor's Degree in technology field or equivalent industry experience may be considered.

Work Experience

  • 7-10 years Related work experience.

  • 7-10 years Dynamic experience in software engineering/enterprise architecture/technology leadership across multiple products, systems and/or platforms coupled with strong discernment and executive presence.

  • 7-10 years Experience working in solutions design and enterprise architecture delivering IT solutions.

  • 7-10 years Experience in Enterprise applications, PLM, middle-tier services, database, storage, distributed computing, virtualization and/or application technology.

Highly Desired Skills

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Palo Alto XSOAR

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Software Engineering

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Solution Architecture

  • Technical Leadership

  • Communication

Licenses and Certifications

  • CISSP, CEH, GIAC or any advanced security certifications are preferred

• At least 18 years of age
• Legally authorized to work in the United States

Travel Required (Yes/No):Yes

DOT Regulated:
DOT Regulated Position (Yes/No):No
Safety Sensitive Position (Yes/No):No

Washington Pay Range : $164,700.00 - $222,800.00

The pay range above is the general base pay range for a successful candidate in the state listed. The successful candidate’s actual pay will be based on various factors, such as work location, qualifications, and experience, so the actual starting pay may be above or below this range. At T-Mobile, employees in regular, non-temporary roles are eligible for an annual bonus or periodic sales incentive or bonus, based on their role. Most Corporate employees are eligible for a year-end bonus based on company and/or individual performance and which is set at a percentage of the employee’s eligible earnings in the prior year. Certain positions in Customer Care are eligible for monthly bonuses based on individual and/or team performance, while Retail and Business Sales roles are eligible for monthly or quarterly sales incentives. And since we are ALL owners, EVERY employee at T-Mobile is eligible for an Annual Stock Grant.

At T-Mobile, our benefits exemplify the spirit of One Team, Together! A big part of how we care for one another is working to ensure our benefits evolve to meet the needs of our team members. Full and part-time employees have access to the same benefits when eligible. We cover all of the bases, offering medical, dental and vision insurance, a flexible spending account, 401(k), employee stock grants, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and up to paid 12 holidays - which total about 4 weeks for new full-time employees and about 2.5 weeks for new part-time employees annually - paid parental and family leave, family building benefits, back-up care, enhanced family support, childcare subsidy, tuition assistance, college coaching, short and long term disability, voluntary AD&D coverage, voluntary accident coverage, voluntary life insurance, voluntary disability insurance, and voluntary long-term care insurance. 

We don't stop there- eligible employees can receive mobile service & home internet discounts, pet insurance, and access to commuter and transit programs! To learn about T-Mobile’s amazing benefits, check out www.t-mobilebenefits.com.  

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