September 9, 2016 by texasbbacareerservices
Angelo Saucedo, UT McCombs BBA Alum 2000
Major: Management Information Systems
AT&T Employee, Associate Director with the Technology Development – Centralized Development Business Unit
What is your role at AT&T?
Currently, I am an Associate Director in the Technology Development business unit. I oversee a team of project managers, business managers and requirements engineers who work on the top strategic initiatives at AT&T. In addition, I am on a team responsible for recruiting college students into our organization under the Software Development Program. As a UT Alum, I am proud to represent this exciting program and introduce the opportunity to UT students seeking internships and full-time opportunities.
What do you like about working for AT&T?
I’ve spent nearly my entire professional career at AT&T — 15 years to be exact. It has been one of the best decisions of my life. Not only have I been able to utilize the business and technical aspects of my degree, I’ve also been able to gain new skills and seize advancement opportunities because of AT&T’s commitment to and investment in employee development. I am driven by the fact that at AT&T innovation and contributions are measured, valued, and rewarded.
I also enjoy working for a company whose core values include delivering the future first. AT&T leads the industry in delivering innovative products and services, initiating powerful business partnerships, and investing in cutting-edge technology whether in mobile services, next generation entertainment with the acquisition of DirecTV, high speed internet services and smart solutions for home and business. As a result, my work environment is energetic, passionate, and challenging. I’m excited about AT&T’s future and the opportunities that await.
What career opportunities exist at AT&T for recent college graduates?
The Software Development Program is a development program specifically designed for college new hires that focuses on project management and software development disciplines, with a focus on the Agile development methodology. It is an 18-month program that provides a framework for continued training and skills development, as well as hands-on experience through project assignments. With roles available in Business Management, Agile Scrum Master, Project Management, Process and Requirements Development, Software Development and User Experience/Design, you will be working alongside both peers and experienced employees to develop your professional skills and explore the depth of AT&T’s career possibilities.
What qualities do you look for in candidates for AT&T’s Software Development Program?
The Software Development Program is designed to launch a career that is rich in opportunity. It is challenging, rewarding, and fun. We select candidates who will thrive in an environment of collaboration and leadership, who are passionate about technology, and share our commitment to driving the future of advanced technologies in communication and entertainment. If you enjoy a culture that values innovation and self-development, and have a desire to work on industry leading products and services — then this may be the career opportunity for you.
How can a student apply for the Software Development program, full time or internship?
If I am a McCombs student, but interested in learning about all of the AT&T development programs, where can I find more information?
Please click here.
When will AT&T be visiting McCombs this fall?
September 15th and 16th – MBA Career Connections
September 19th – On campus interview for the Software Development program in McCombs
September 20th– College of Natural Science Technology & Science Fair
October 19th – BBA Women’s Council Panel
Wondering how you can create a journey of your own within AT&T? TEXT ATT UTA to 33733.