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Engineer/Design Specialist II (HE & Broadcast Planning)

Reference ID: TEC10522-18

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Help to bring the best video content to our customers at home, at work and on the go!

Join our team

The Technology Strategy - Optik TV Planning team within TELUS is dedicated to plan the best technology innovations in a reliable and cost-efficient way to benefit our customers.

You will work directly for the Planning Manager - Optik TV and collaborate with many teams to ensure projects are delivered in a timely, cost-efficient manner. You will also be part of a growing diverse team dedicated to Optik TV and customer excellence. You will be responsible for the initiation of capital projects to collect new channels for TELUS IPTV platforms & Head End (HE) Resell portfolio.

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

The TELUS Technology Strategy - TELUS TV & Future Friendly Home Services Planning team is driving the implementation of the new services and the augmentation of the capacity on the existing HE & IPTV platforms.

Managing the capital and planning the technical details for the projects will bring the best of both financial and technology worlds to enable the success of the TELUS OPTIK TV service. Your enthusiasm for learning, thrill of a challenge and utilizing your leadership capabilities will be key to your success. Working in planning is a unique opportunity to combine your technical and financial knowledge to provide the best video content experience for our subscribers and position TELUS as a premier content provider in Western Canada.

Here's how
    •Fulfill short & long term planning for TELUS Content Delivery Network, Head End & Broadcast •Plan, architect, design upgrades/enhancements to TELUS Live Content collection & Head End •Analyze and recommend capacity growth for existing and new services •Good understanding of IP & Optical Transport networks •Experience with Capital Management framework and processes •Knowledge or experience of telecommunications & data center infrastructures


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Strategic thinker and ability to execute in a creative manner •Strong analytical, problem solving and leadership skills •Previous experience in architecting, planning or designing role •Excellent organization skills and ability to work in an environment with high levels of ambiguity •Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills with the ability to present to all levels of organization •Ability to self-motivate, prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously •Develop and foster positive relationships and work well with cross-functional teams and vendors •Strong technical writing ability •User knowledge of systems used in logical engineering is an asset: Netcracker, Circuit Vision, FOX, PSI, and SAP •University degree In Engineering or Computer Science •3 -5 years' telecommunications experience with emphasis on Data Centres, Broadcast , IP and/or Optical Transport Network

    •Experience in planning role •Working experience with broadcast equipment: Nimbra, Ericsson AVP encoders, Motorola Cherrypicker CAP-1010, Evertz •Experience with project management cycle and Project Management Professional (PMP) principles

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 14, 2018
Closes: September 12, 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 ...