Sr. Corporate Counsel – Federal Siting

$187,400 - $253,500 yearly
  • T-Mobile
  • Hybrid (Bellevue, WA, USA; Washington DC; Herndon, VA)
  • Feb 28, 2024
Full time Legal

Job Description

Be unstoppable with us!
T-Mobile is synonymous with innovation–and you could be part of the team that disrupted an entire industry! We reinvented customer service, brought real 5G to the nation, and now we’re shaping the future of technology in wireless and beyond. Our work is as exciting as it is rewarding, so consider the career opportunity below as your invitation to grow with us, make big things happen with us, above all, #BEYOU with us. Together, we won’t stop!

At T-Mobile, we strongly encourage everyone, including people of color, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, and parents to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome everyone to our team. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing ApplicantAccommodation@t-mobile.com or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work, thanks to our crew of diverse, multitalented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ employees by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equity Index ten years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

Are you looking for a work environment which encourages teamwork and where you are respected, supported, challenged, and can grow and advance your career? If your answer is “yes,” you should join T-Mobile’s All-Star Legal Team! We are looking for a motivated Sr Corporate Counsel – Federal Siting. In addition, successful job candidates will be able to provide advice and counsel to network leadership and their teams.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Monitor and interpret evolving federal requirements related to wireless infrastructure and deployment, including rules and regulations implemented by the FCC, FAA, etc. and communicate updates to internal partners.
  • Analyze, interpret, and comment on federal, state, and local rules and regulations to determine their application to T-Mobile’s network deployment plans and policies.
  • Advise on external governance trends, rules and regulations related to telecommunications industry and wireless infrastructure.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with government agencies, industry associations, and external partners to influence regulatory policies and advocate for T-Mobile's interests.
  • Build and present training materials and conduct training sessions for T-Mobile attorneys, network development teams and vendors to establish best practices to drive consistency and efficiency across functions and regions.  
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements relevant to wireless infrastructure and deployment.
  • Think like the “Uncarrier” in the context of all that you do for T-Mobile, with a customer-focused, solution-oriented approach to all matters. Monitor and interpret evolving federal requirements related to wireless infrastructure and deployment, including rules and regulations implemented by the FCC, FAA, etc. and communicate updates to internal stakeholders.

The experience you’ll bring.

  • Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school & admission and licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of on point in-house and/or law firm experience.
  • Results oriented team member with executive maturity to render legal advice and support.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities and effectively lead complex projects.
  • Proven expertise in federal law governing telecommunications, in addition to state and local rules and regulations governing the siting of macro wireless facilities and small cell facilities in public rights of ways and pole attachments.
  • Proven experience in optimally interacting with government agencies, industry associations, and external partners.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate complex regulatory challenges.
  • Strong organizational and project management abilities, with the capacity to balance multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

• At least 18 years of age
• Legally authorized to work in the United States