Sr Engineer, Software

This position can be based in Bothell, WA or remote.
We are Platform & Infrastructure Engineering (PIE) team and are on a mission to deliver simple, secure, scalable services that are platform and infrastructure agnostic. We operate two platforms at scale: Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes, hosting over 90K+ containers combined!
Want to learn more about our team? Check these out!
  • Blogs/Articles
    • Making multi-cloud a reality at T-Mobile
    • Leveraging Kubernetes to handle iPhone launch
  • Open source projects
    • Policy as a code for Kubernetes
    • Chaos Engineering for Pivotal Cloud Foundry
    • Monitoring Cloud Foundry at scale with Smoke tests
Enterprise Skills You'll Use Every DayRequires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, critical thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.

As a Sr Engineer, Software in our organization, you'll have the opportunity to:
  • Be a visionary. From inception to launch, you own it!
  • Lead and deliver Platforms that can run at the scale of T-Mobile.
  • Coach, mentor and grow other engineers on the team to be technology leaders.
  • Sharpen your skills by getting hands-on with your team at all levels of the stack and all parts of the process.
  • Be customer obsessed - doing so always leads to the right solution.

    Essential FunctionsPeople, Relationship and Project Management
    • Focus: Able to communicate goals in support of the business' mission.
    • Drive: Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure.
    • Teamwork: Ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team. Develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships that can provide information, assistance, and support.
    • Communication: able to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed. Express self clearly in conversations and interactions with others. Clear business and technical writing skills.
    • Customer Focus: ability to demonstrate concern and meet external and/or internal customers' needs.
    • Analytical: ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
    • Technical Expertise: able to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area.
    • Forward Thinking: can anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies.
    • Influencing Others: able to gain others' support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions.

    Technology and System
    • Own and support platforms that can run at the scale of T-Mobile.
    • Own the end-to-end solution with your team, from unit tests to CI/CD pipelines to deployments to monitoring and security.
    • Sharpen your skills by getting hands-on with your team at all levels of the stack and all parts of the process where applicable.

    Minimum Required
    • 5+ years of Technical engineering experience.
    • Experience w/ code repositories and at least one of the following languages: Python, Go or a scripting language.
    • Understanding of infrastructure components including firewalls, load balancers, switches, routers and VLANs.
    • Understanding of cloud-native/12Factor design principles, containers, micro-services, restful API's, distributed systems and/or distributed service-mesh.
    • Hands on experience with managing distributed systems & supporting 24x7x365 high availability solutions in large complex data-center environment.
    • Prior experience with Cloud Foundry and/or Kubernetes in a production environment.
    • Familiarity with common Software Engineering principals (source code management, unit testing, CI/CD, etc.)
    • Experience working with data services such as Redis, MySQL and/or messaging services such as Kafka, RabbitMQ.
    • Experience with Observability and Telemetry at scale.

    Minimum Qualifications
    EducationMinimum Required
    • Bachelor's Degree. Computer Science or Engineering.
    • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years related experience may be considered.

    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

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    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.
    Salary Range
    $120,000.00 - 171,000.00
    per Year
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    Bothell, WA 98012, US