Design Specialist II
7d ago


Are you a passionate network engineering and DevOps expert who wants to own critical technology evolution programs at TELUS and fuel innovation for our customers?

Join our team!

You will work with a team of engineers to architect and build real-world Software Defined Networking (SDN) applications that simplify our network infrastructure footprint and operational capabilities.

By way of example, TELUS recognizes that 75% of Canadian businesses are digitally transforming, and is leading the way to transform our networks to meet their needs and growing operational complexity.

Our Network as a Service (NaaS) solution provides businesses with a simpler way to manage and secure their networks so they can connect their team members and serve their customers better.

Watch this video to see how TELUS’ NaaS solution can help companies quickly get a business network fully operational.

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

In this role, you will be part of our NaaS team, and will own projects to transform how we deliver services to our customers in the Software-

Defined WAN domain. You’ll be helping us build, deliver and manage next generation NaaS solutions for well into the future, so if you’re someone who can foresee trends in automated software defined networking and translate theoretical possibilities and capabilities into practical implementations for our customers, that’s a win-

win. This is one of the most important technology roles at TELUS today and we’re looking for a highly driven and motivated engineer who is well-

versed in all aspects of the service life cycle from design and development to operational readiness. You will design and write software to enable highly reliable, secure and scalable network virtualization solutions.

Do you have a deep understanding of network topologies as well as extensive experience in network provisioning and assurance?

Ready to bring your top notch DevOps expertise to the table? Always wanted to work with a team of technology innovators and be part of a culture that embraces creativity, collaboration and career development?

If so, TELUS’ Technology Strategy team awaits you

Here’s how :

  • By mentoring team members and driving a high performance and highly engaged culture
  • By collaborating with subject matter experts in an agile environment to drive the right design and implementation of operational capabilities and tools required to manage the evolution of TELUS NaaS SDN solutions
  • By applying your knowledge of quality assurance to ensure we deliver best-in-class services
  • By participating in the development of the annual IP lifecycle management and development plans
  • By developing harmonized (inter and intra) regional plans and budgets
  • By supporting the end-to-end systems engineering, requirements and user story development to deliver operational automation capabilities for TELUS’ NaaS services and infrastructure
  • By developing solutions and operational practices for SDN-based Infrastructure and Services including Fault Management, Change Management, Software Regression, Failover, Disaster Recovery, High-
  • Availability, Geo-Redundancy, VNF Capacity Management and Proactive Fault isolation

  • By improving reliability through establishing Best Common Practices and developing and monitoring key performance metrics for network and value-
  • added services (virtual network function applications), such as LAN, Wi-Fi, Security and VoIP

  • By providing assessment of operational and development workload impact due to User Stories and Reliability requirements
  • Qualifications

    You are the missing piece of the puzzle :

  • With experience in a technical and functional areas, such as Assurance Fulfillment, Delivery, Provisioning Service Assurance, Sustainment and Supply Operations
  • With experience working on large projects across cross-functional teams
  • With experience in OpenStack
  • With 3-5 years of experience in a DevOps capacity
  • With knowledge in Rest API, XML, JSON, Perl, Java or Python, Shell or TCL script
  • With advanced knowledge in troubleshooting L2 and L3 routing and switching issues
  • With strong knowledge of the current industry pressures facing the telecommunications industry
  • With working knowledge of networking protocols, Linux (Red Hat Enterprise / CentOS), operational support systems / tools and Cryptography and AAA security solutions
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering or a related discipline
  • Great to haves :

  • Knowledge of Data Center automation cloud technologies and Virtual Network Functions (VNF) management
  • Knowledge in the area of SDN solutions and Cloud / Virtualization / Hypervisor Platforms
  • Experience with Cloud Orchestration solutions, such as OpenStack and VMWare
  • 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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