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Design Specialist / Engineer 1 (Transport Engineering - Design)

Reference ID: TEC10554-18

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies.

Join our team

Network Logical Engineering is on the forefront of the evolution of telecommunications technologies.

From network function virtualization and software defined networking, to the automation of routine tasks and evolving our back office systems capabilities, we are paving the way towards redefining how we build a leading edge telecommunications network.

Within Transport Engineering Design, the focus is on evolving our transport network technologies from legacy infrastructure to state of the art next generation technology by creating engineering designs capable of providing leading edge solutions.

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

You will have an opportunity to exercise strong collaboration skills with technology peers delivering engineering designs that build the TELUS "Cloud". You relish the opportunity to lead the evolution of a strong and established team through a disruptive technology change. These technologies will impact daily routine but you are committed to leveraging existing expertise while pivoting to new technologies with a focus on maximizing the benefit for team members and the organization.

Here's how
    •Provide strategic vision, leadership and range of influence to a highly effective technical team with National Transport responsibilities •Creating engineering designs linking layer 1 physical infrastructure to layer 2/3 intelligent devices •Collaborate and facilitate on reaching specific goals even when faced with ambiguous situations •Deliver on the mandate of deploying transport technologies for the TELUS transport and fibre network •Lead the delivery of next generation platforms and service capabilities •Lead by example supporting our onshore variable workforce and offshore partners •Lead the understanding and development of the TELUS virtualized network environment and help foster a closer alignment between the development and operational areas to drive successful outcomes of these complex projects •Build relationships with internal stakeholders in Planning, Project Management, the Chief Technology Office and external customers to maximize improvements in customer experience


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Recognized for your strategic thinking and ability to execute in a creative manner •Regarded for your strong leadership capabilities to manage cross-functional teams •Valued for building strong relationships and influencing stakeholders •Self-motivated developing solutions to complex problems •Passionate about team work with a goal of developing skills across teams •Committed to decision-making based on sound judgement and excellent problem-solving •Confident with various technology tools deploying DWDM, OTN, SONET, Fibre/Copper networks •Possess a university degree

    •Demonstrated knowledge or experience of IP, transport and fibre access networks •Experience working in virtualized environments •Experience in a dev/ops environment or familiarity with Agile program development •Ability to work through ambiguity and provide clarity for supporting team

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.

Posted: July 12, 2018
Closes: September 10, 2018
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TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...