T-Mobile USA, Inc. Sr Manager, Advanced Messaging in Bellevue, Washington

Job Description This role entails managing the design and implementation of Advanced Messaging services. The Sr. Manager for Messaging Systems Design and Strategy will partner with multiple internal teams, and mobile device vendors for requirements, integration, and overall service experience. This position manages managers and professional staff that are responsible for T-Mobile's messaging platforms. They develop engineering objectives and operational plans for their functional areas and ensure engineering plans are aligned with business objectives. Responsibilities Lead teams of engineers who are responsible for partnering with the business in scoping out the future of messaging and supporting operations ensuring consistent customer experience. Organization/Vendor Contacts: Manages external partners driving new potential features, implementation/deployment and monitoring. Obtains quotes and negotiates purchase for vendor supplied SW/HW and system Define network and service impacts between engineering, IT, and other business teams. Financial/Fiscal Responsibility: Contributes to budget development and implementation, manages resources to ensure final financial objectives are met within own area. Prepares and presents business cases and feasibility analysis to directors and senior leadership team to gain approval of capital expenditures and allocate resources. Processes and tracks POs against quarterly/yearly forecast. System Design Development and Approval: Develop and Make final approval on network design documents as required for new system(s) and feature(s) deployment. Analyzes options and makes decisions to resolve complex issues. Development and Adherence to Engineering Best Practices: Ensures that Develop lab and FOA test plans for new major releases and key features are properly approved and executed within GMR standards. Works with Region or Market to ensure best practices (RF, Operations, Network) are spread across the organization. Qualifications Advanced leadership & management skills, including strategic thinking, self-awareness, and team focused. Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to build consensus across teams. Mastery of Wireless Network Architecture, Technologies and concepts. Working knowledge of managerial accounting and statistical analysis. Mastery of applicable Wireless industry standards. E.g. 3GPP, ITUT, ANSI, etc. Working knowledge of wireless messaging services including SMS, MMS, and RCS Strong demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills. Able to lead research and publication of technical papers. Strong proficiency with MS Office. Strong proficiency for organizational/team goal setting. Strong problem solving / troubleshooting skills. 7+ years technical management experience in a large corporate database management, IP, IT or Wireless Service provider networking environment. 7+ years of experience in budget forecasting and budget tracking. 7+ years of experience creating and presenting technical and financial business cases to senior management. 7+ years skilled at management of RFI/RFP process, capital acquisitions and contact negotiations. 7+ years effective organizational objectives/goal setting and achieving experience. Minimum Qualifications Masters/Advanced Degree 10+ Years of experience in lieu of MS. Company Profile As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, 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 US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit Brand T-Mobile EOE Statement We T