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Design Specialist 1

Reference ID: TEC10555-18

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Ready to create new opportunities in uncharted territory with leading edge technologies?

Join our team

How does the internet work? What does a programmable network look like? What really is Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)?

If helping define and answer these questions interests you then the Metro Converged Edge & Optik Network team is the place for you!

Our diverse team of engaging and supportive members is looking for someone to help develop and test next generation networks and services.

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

You're a creative thinker with a gift for seeing opportunities when others see obstacles. You will apply your talents to solving a wide range of networking related challenges involving multiple technologies and internal stakeholder groups. You could start with automating testing and development, drastically speeding up the delivery of new technology and tomorrow you could be front and centre evolving one of the country's fastest and most advanced networks reaching millions of customers. You will support consumer services, IP platforms, conduct testing, documentation standards and interact with many stakeholders across the business unit, gather requirements and provide support and guidance for TELUS internet services.

Here's how
    •Develop solutions to solve service provider networking challenges •Create test plans and testing strategies •Collaborate with external vendors and internal TELUS teams to create sustainable and scalable networks and services •Coordinate multiple teams to implement and trial services and technology •Acquire knowledge on the latest technologies in programmable networking, NFV & SDN


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Known for your ability to think on your feet, learn fast and embrace change •Regarded as a self-starter who isn't afraid to take the initiative •Respected for your ability to work in a team environment with diverse groups •Noted for your interest in technology, particularly around networking and computing Software programming experience (i.e. Linux, Python, Java) •Hands on experience working with TCP/IP and the relevant standards •Degree in Computer Science or Engineering •3+ years of experience working in a large enterprise networking environment

    •Familiarity with TCP/IP protocols, Linux & Python •Experience with NFV and/or SDN •Industry experience configuring routers/switches and building virtual machines

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: September 15, 2018
Closes: November 14, 2018
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10,000+ employees

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About Telus

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 ...