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Job Description

As a member of the Global Connections and Supply Chain (GCSC)

Strategy Team, you will utilize your strategic abilities to provide actionable

recommendations to the leaders of AT&T's GCSC Organization. You'll have the

opportunity to help internal clients implement innovative solutions and best

practices throughout AT&T's sourcing processes, synthesizing facts and data

from wide-ranging sources into tools and models used on the front lines of

billions of dollars' worth of negotiations.

Day-to-day responsibilities - typical tasks you will perform in this

role include:

* Fact-based negotiation support
* Competitive event strategy development
* "Should cost" analytical

* Supplier spend trends &


* Strategy development & consulting,

focused on the following:

* Supplier engagement/management
* Industry trends and category

* Internal AT&T practices
* Emerging technologies
* Market intelligence
* Supplier financial risk

* M&A tracking, earnings

announcements, and ongoing supplier


Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance,

Applied Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or Supply

* Typically, 1-3 years of related experience (or

applicable internships)
* Strategic mindset and strong analytical


* Problem Solving: Aptitude to quickly

understand and apply economic/business principles, recognize subtleties

of complex problems, and develop innovative solutions driven or supported

by data
* Modeling: Ability to work with

multiple sources of (often finance-related) data, integrating fact-bases

and assumptions to develop complex financial and operational models
* Technical: Advanced experience

working with Microsoft Excel (VBA preferred; ability with pivot tables,

arrays, and nested-formulas strongly desired) and Microsoft PowerPoint

* Project management experience:
* Effective communication

* Comfortable and effective

in working in teams and across functional groups that vary from

fundamentally technical to non-technical

* Demonstrated capability in

managing multiple projects simultaneously and delivering against tight

* Superior negotiation and

persuasion skills

Preferred Qualifications

* Strong academic record at a

well-respected educational institution
* Internships or full-time

experience in the telecommunications or high-technology industries
* Internships or full-time

experience in consulting, investment banking, commodities trading, or

another highly strategic/analytical role
* Advanced experience with Microsoft Access, R,

Python, and/or other programming languages
* Practical experience building financial,

statistical, and other analytical models to evaluate complex data
* Software development experience
* Ability to understand mechanical and

electrical engineering concepts
* Experience engineering hardware or firmware
* Experience managing relationships and

interacting with various vendors active in the telecommunications space

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this


* Consulting Expertise
* Cost Analysis
* Economics
* Effectiveness Measurement
* Process Management
* Procurement
* Quality Management
* Statistical Analysis and Measurement
* Supply Chain Management
* Vendor/Supplier Evaluations and Certification

Note: Additional skills / competencies

may be added to this specific requisition. During the application process, you

will be asked to provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills /

competencies associated with the requisition.


is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to

hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Job ID 1919137 Date posted 07/31/2019

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a world leader in communications, media and entertainment, and technology. In 2017, our consolidated revenues were more than $160.5 billion. We’ve recorded 34 consecutive years of quarterly dividend growth. And we’re a Fortune 10 company.

We operate as distinct companies and well-known brands:

  • AT&T Communications serves millions of U.S. consumers with video, broadband and voice services. And it serves millions of businesses globally with highly secure, smart solutions. Our technology organization is an industry leader in working with developers and startups to open our network to innovation.
  • AT&T International includes AT&T Mexico, the country’s fastest-growing wireless business, serving both consumers and businesses. And DIRECTV Latin America, a pay-TV leader in 11 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • AT&T’s new advertising and analytics startup is leading the way to the future of premium video advertising. Using innovation and data-driven insights will give brands better ways to interact with their target audiences.

We are also working to close our acquisition of Time Warner.  By combining AT&T’s distribution with Time Warner’s content, we’ll be able to create value for consumers, advertisers and shareholders. Consumers will see a new level of choice, innovation and value as we deliver a more personalized and immersive entertainment experience – from new forms of content to offering new ways to access and view premium content.