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Network Planning Manager I - IP/Optical Network Planning (Alberta)

Reference ID: TEC10368-18

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Join our team!

The AB IP/Optical Network Planning team plans and budgets the growth and sustainment of the optical transport and IP networks in AB through constant architectural and technological evolutions.

This network supports TELUS services for all of customers, both consumer and business, in all areas of Alberta.

We plan our network to ensure customers are getting high quality, reliable services that is designed and implemented cost effectively.

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

Be part of a team that is accountable for the timely development, communication and implementation of IP and/or transport network deployment plans, evolution strategies, and various assessments that directly impact the quality and reliability of our network.

These network upgrades provide the capacity, capability and reliability required and expected by our customers. YOU will support and align with corporate objectives and strategies within the constraints of budget allocations, regulatory requirements, utilization, and modernization objectives.

Here's how...

    •Establishing and maintaining professional, positive relationships with internal/external customers, suppliers, and other TELUS entities and partners; and managing these relationships to positively influence decisions •Providing engineering and planning support for sales inquiries and bid support •Monitoring network capacity and utilization for the assigned portion of the network, and issuing complete and accurate tactical plans that ensure the cost effective and timely implementation of network additions, modernization and rearrangements; with the goal of maximizing asset utilization and minimizing incremental capital investment •Developing and analyzing alternatives, and preparing and presenting formal business cases as required •Preparing and updating capital & expense budgets and Network Investment Plans •Presenting plans and recommendations to the management team and/or other parties for information and approval as required •Managing workload and outside influences to ensure that problems are resolved in a timely and cost effective manner •Maintaining and developing databases that assist the team with the yearly planning function


You're the missing piece of the puzzle...

    •Knowledge of fiber optic and related technologies, includes optical networking technologies and understanding of IP technologies and related services •Solid understanding of network planning and the associated business/economic analysis •Proficient with Microsoft (MS) Office Suite of products (mandatory) and SAP (preferred) •University Engineering degree •Ability to build and maintain databases and their associated user interface

    •Previous experience in the telecommunications industry •Masters in Engineering •Demonstrated leadership skills, and willing to take initiative to influence direction and create change •Ability to develop optimum/cost effective strategies, and ensure that plans are aligned with corporate objectives and strategies

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: February 15, 2018
Closes:March 24, 2018