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Principal Security Architect, Technical

The TEQ Security Enablement Team deliver shared services in the areas of security, risk and compliance to fuel the digital transformation journey. Building platform and capabilities to enable automation in service account management, vulnerability management and secrets management.

The Technical Architect is responsible for defining the end to end architecture and execution plan for implementing secrets management capabilities using Hashicorp Vault. While this position includes hands-on development work, it focuses a majority of the time on technical leadership, which includes code reviews, coaching engineers, documenting and evolving coding standards and best practices, performing data modeling, participating in advanced troubleshooting of production and pre-production systems, and authoring frameworks and utilities to improve the efficiency of the engineering staff.

TEQ Expectations:
  • Understands in depth the TEQ platforms, capabilities, processes, tools, and integration. What is current available, what is being built, integration/dependencies and the TEQ end-state view.
  • Collaborates closely with the Technical Architect and Software Engineer in the solution design, value the project/feature/capability, determine approach for adoption and enable self-service

Technology & System
  • Owns overall architecture for multiple capabilities across enterprise security solutions.
  • Collaborates across the Enterprise on frameworks, standards and libraries.
  • Supports product lifecycle from business discussions through test/deploy as it relates to requirement refinement and data designs business needs.
  • Creates scalable, extensible designs (for high complexity initiatives) that are easy to implement and perform and follows architecture standards for IT system design and enable success for IT teams.
  • Proactively identifies, addresses and escalates (if needed) when solutions are overly complex or will compromise implementation.
  • Develops proof-of-concept (POC) and prototypes to help illustrate approaches to technology and business problems.
Technology Vision, Strategy and Roadmap
  • Define security vision and strategy for TEQ
  • Define roadmap for transformation including implementation approach, milestones and targeted outcome
Design Documentation & Compliance/Governance
  • Ability to create documentation needed to drive the strategy, architecture and adoption: process/system flows, sequence diagrams, logical/reference architecture, solution architecture, capabilities model, standards, KPIs, etc.
  • Define the architecture & design principles, standards and processes for the team
  • Identifies patterns, frameworks, and performs value chain analysis that drives the realization of the TEQ security strategy
Hands on Time (Dev)
  • Conduct peer reviews and audits of E2E automation scripts
  • Hands-on architect who can develop, coach developers, perform code reviews, audits, and can provide clear direction to engineers
  • Drives solutions implementation. Writes epic user stories & manage the technology/architecture backlog - These stories are child stories from the Chief Product Owner (Director/Sr. Mgr/Mgr)
Customer Engagement
  • Understand your customer's pain points, challenges, requirements and provide an open feedback loop for continuous improvement. Build a partnering relationship with your customers. Know your customers, their architecture, their code, their pains, and how to best support them to optimize delivery & quality
  • Collaborates with other Business and IT partner teams on successful delivery of product enhancements and support.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications with partners and stakeholders in multiple modes - diagrams, documents, verbally.
Innovation / Market Research
  • Understand latest security technologies, continuously improve, optimize processes, and enable self-service automation
  • Partners with Digital Architects to evangelize Architecture principals and best practices across the organization.
  • Serves as a Lead or contributing Architect on multiple strategic projects representing and driving architectural design decisions for T-Mobile systems.
  • Maintains accountability for solution designs all the way to deployment.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
  • Minimum 7 years' of progressive experience in software engineering/enterprise architecture/technology leadership across multiple products, systems and/or platforms coupled with strong business acumen and executive presence.
  • Expert in their capabilities, platform(s), domain area. They understand the technology stack inside and out and can provide vision, strategy, guidance that spans leadership and individual developers.
  • Ability to go broad and holistically with in-depth knowledge of the code and technology
  • 7 years' working in solutions design and enterprise architecture delivering IT solutions.
  • 7 years' of experience in Enterprise applications, PLM, middle-tier services, database, storage, distributed computing, virtualization, application and/or security technology.
  • Proven ability executing high-profile projects and providing thought leadership to an organization.
  • Solid understanding of DevOps/DevSecOps and CI/CD methodologies
  • Experienced in common cybersecurity domains such as data protection, access control, encryption, identify management, secrets management, security operations, application security, endpoint security, vulnerability management, risk assessmentsPreferred:
  • Hands on experience and familiarity with Cloud and automation tools and technologies such as: Jira, GitLab, HashiCorp Vault, CyberArk, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Jenkins, BitBucket, Docker, Kubernetes, SonarQube, Splunk, Fortify, Qualys, etc.
  • CISSP, CISM certifications
Education Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree. Bachelor's degree in Business or Technical Discipline or equivalent experience
  • Preferred: Master's Degree.
  • In lieu of degree, equivalent industry experience may be considered.
Travel Required:
  • May require up to 10% of domestic overnight travel within the region, and occasional trips to other T-Mobile technology centers

Company Profile
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile USA. Inc. provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile. For more information, please visit

EOE Statement
We Take Equal Opportunity Seriously - By Choice. T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with our Company values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.

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