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Network Evolution Engineer (TELUS Data Centre Network Infrastructure)

Reference ID: TEC10288-17

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Are you a self-motivated Network guru who loves working in a strong collaborative team environment and help to contribute the team vision - elaborate here? If so, we want YOU!

Business Unit Spotlight:

Like puzzles? Thrive on change? Eager to try new ideas? The Service Support Networks team is transforming the way we provide services to our internal customers in our drive to provide faster delivery of best in class management, control, and disaster recovery networks. Moving past theory to practical implementations of automated software defined networking and security we're looking for someone with an understanding of network topologies and security principles to join the team to aid in the transition from legacy policy and practice to next generation of networks as services.

Accountable for:
    •3 - 5 year network infrastructure roadmap •Lab testing and validation •Standards documentation •Project consultation

What YOU will do:

Reporting to the Manager - Technology Strategy (Service Support Networks) the successful candidate will work in a team that will support the TELUS Data Centre Network Infrastructure from a Technology Strategy perspective.


What YOU Bring:
    •Familiar with STP, PVST, MSTP, LLDP, LACP, vPC & vEPC+, FabricPath •Understands the following routing protocols BGP, ISIS, OSPF and is capable of implementing designs and troubleshooting •Familiar with test methodologies and creating and implementing test plans •Skills with the following vendors Cisco, Juniper & Nokia networking hardware •Linux skills would be bonus •Familiar with testing tools like IXIA & Spirent •Experience using Ansible, Chef or Puppet •Experience from a support/assurance perspective able to work thru a trouble using the tools available, including packet traces, details from the tenants, etc; if they had these skills specific to a DC that would be bonus and beneficial •Ability to create and maintain the appropriate documentation (i.e. BCP's, test plans, service specific documentation, etc) •Strong understanding and knowledge of the underlay & overlay technology •"WE" player not and 'I" player •Experience with using tools like Wireshark •Ability to work with other groups in a friendly and respectful manner is a must

In YOUR toolkit:
    •Degree in Computer Science or Engineering •10+ years of Network experience in a large enterprise environment

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: November 10, 2017
Closes:December 26, 2017