NFV Technical Specialist
6d ago


Pave the way towards virtualization. Join our team

The Chief Technology Office (CTO) is a creative and dynamic environment that encourages team members to work, think, and learn "out of the box".

We pride ourselves on delivering best in class network architecture, strategic vendor selection, innovative technology introduction, and a strong design of radio access network (RAN) and packet core technology.

But, it’s not just about the technology. Our team members make the difference; it's what drives our culture of creativity and a strong sense of ownership resulting in a network that is secure, reliable and high-performing.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

Your passion and keen sense for innovation will pave the way in transforming the technology design of TELUS’ Lab and Production platforms towards network function virtualization (NFV).

As a key member of the Wireless Access and Packet Core Development team, you have solid knowledge of LTE products, 3GPP specifications, and network architecture and optimization.

Your background and experience in cloud computing and virtualization will shape TELUS’ next-generation networks.

Here’s how

  • Lead TELUS RAN and Packet Core NFV Lab Development and Production Operations, ensuring proper resource dimensioning, growth, and sustainment
  • Prime TELUS’ development in NFV / SDN solutions for wireless access and core
  • Analyze, engineer, and configure computing capabilities to run reliable telecommunications-grade services
  • Translate lab configurations to business-wide best practices; propose and implement engineering guidelines
  • Communicate / clarify TELUS requirements to vendors and evaluate responses; represent TELUS' interests in dealings with customers, clients, sub-
  • contractors and suppliers

  • Validate vendor compliance to industry / TELUS standards by conducting lab proofs of concept and interoperability testing
  • Provide technical leadership in managing lab network troubleshooting and performance enhancements
  • Qualifications

    You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Valued for your knowledge and work experience on cloud computing platforms, such as OpenStack and AWS
  • Regarded for your familiarity with virtualization platforms (e.g. KVM, VMWare) and sound experience in high-level scripting languages (such as Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, Shell, JavaScript)
  • Commended for your background in Red Hat Linux system administration
  • Acknowledged for your understanding of container concepts (e.g. LXD, Docker), and orchestration (NFVO, VNFM, Kubernetes / OpenShift)
  • Skilled in database techniques (e.g. SQL)
  • Talented with automation tools (such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet as well as TOSCA / YAML)
  • Confident with hardware platform administration skills in HP Proliant, Juniper Junos, Cisco IOS, and storage techniques (iSCSI, Fibre-Channel)
  • Regarded for your software defined network (SDN) knowledge in topics such as OpenFlow and Juniper Contrail
  • With your 5+ years of experience performing lab evaluations including proofs of concept, network modeling, cost analyses
  • Known for your experiences with 3GPP core network elements including CS and PS domain RNC, MGW, GGSN, SGSN, and related standard and features
  • Confident with CCNA / CCNP and your experience in route / switch configuration and troubleshooting
  • With a University degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Great-to-haves

  • Background in DevOps tools (e.g. JIRA, Git, Jenkins)
  • IP based application knowledge and exposure to network security
  • Ability to develop schedules, identify resource requirements, and develop business cases
  • Who is TELUS? We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.

  • Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses;
  • and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

    Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.

    Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

    Do you share our passion? At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities. At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

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