BT Principal, S&IT in Bangalore, India

Principal Technical Architect

Principal, S&IT

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

The primary role of the Principal Technical Architect is to set the strategy and architecture for the optimum performance of the platform’s capabilities. The role holder works with Portfolio Architects, CE Leads and E2E Solution Designers to drive strategic designs to improve business processes and deliver efficiencies within operations. Drive good governance through conformance to the ACF process of any platform impacting designs.

Work is expected to be non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually, and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others.

Key Responsibilities & Job Standards

Responsibilities

  • Lead the teams on system rationalization projects using Java, Oracle and Open Source technologies.

  • Will take an active role in the Use and Adoption of Open Source technologies in next generation systems for BT.

  • Very critical to ensure that the new technology applications are performing at scale and built on the right platforms (e.g. Hadoop, Kafka) etc., and fully supported in BT

  • Identify opportunity to rationalize non-strategic systems.

  • Be a role model to the team by getting to the bottom of technical challenges and inspiring solutions.

  • Drive performance of the team to highest standards by differentiating performance and calling out improvement areas.

  • Work with offshore supplier teams to manage concurrent rationalization programs with the help of a delivery team and ensure delivery to plan with high quality.

  • Simplify system stack for business that will result in cost savings, improved productivity and better customer experience.

  • Provide technical and functional guidance and direction to team members.

What you'll be doing

Essential Skills

  • Technical Expertise in Java and Oracle.

  • Hands on ability to trouble shoot and fix Java, Oracle code level issues and good knowledge of middleware technologies.

  • Strong knowledge of test driven development, ability to use refactoring techniques, performance tuning of application and automated script development

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Telecom domain experience

Overall Skills and Experience

  • Experience in technical leadership of complex project deliveries end-to-end with matrix managed structure.

  • Experience developing and designing Enterprise Application development Projects both from an Engineering and Project Management perspective

  • Self-motivated individual who can lead the way by setting up prototypes for vendor technical teams to follow

We'll also need to see these on your CV

Qualifications

  • Engineering degree in software engineering or equivalent from a reputed institute.

  • Typically 12 years of previous software engineering or related experience, with at least 5 years in a telecom company.

  • Strong Java/J2EE, Oracle, Databases with external certification

Why choose us?

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

Qualifications

  • Engineering degree in software engineering or equivalent from a reputed institute.

  • Typically 12 years of previous software engineering or related experience, with at least 5 years in a telecom company.

  • Strong Java/J2EE, Oracle, Databases with external certification

Job: IT, Systems and Security

Title: Principal, S&IT

Location: India-India-Bangalore-Bangalore

Requisition ID: 99927