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Network Specialist II - Mission Critical Environments

Reference ID: TEC10306-17

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

As a Network Specialist II, you will be responsible for Data Centre Management and support for internal corporate DC in Edmonton.

We have two data centres you will support by monitoring and managing environmental and report to the appropriate teams. You will provide incident, problem and change management for network and customer services in accordance with TELUS MCE and customer processes, including data and/or voice. You will ensure critical uptime support for TELUS IDCs. You will manage condition power and identify how it impacts the data centre.

If you're looking for a new challenge, want to be part of a great team, apply today!

What YOU will do:
    •Provide technical and process support to internal departments and/or external customers •Respond, resolve and/or escalate network and/or client issues within contracted time frame •Proactively engage next level support teams as appropriate •Will consult with internal and/or external customers and peers to review outages, remedial changes, customer caused network issues, etc •Engage TELUS vendors and/or upstream partners by providing constructive feedback to effect positive changes and network reliability •Participate in planning, coordinating, and implementation of project requirements which may involve providing input into the technical design •Consult with internal and/or external customers, peers and/or vendors to review major outages and trends and recommend service upgrades •Assist in the development of Business Cases for capital or OPEX budgets •Lead adherence to change management processes •Develop and maintain documentation and information, e.g. network diagrams, typologies, contact information, etc •Provide technical training to support teams to enable individuals to support new product & service introductions


What YOU Bring:
    •Intermediate knowledge and understanding of:
      •IP •Change management •Project management •Systems methodologies/tools •Collaboration tools/database •Inter-networking and voice/data •Advanced Excel Skills
    •Intermediate/strong technical and analytical skills •Requires judgement in making and owning technical decisions •Understanding of basic financial concepts •Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills (English and/or French) and effective presentation skills •Intermediate ability to collaborate with a variety of diverse groups and teams (internal and/or external) to effectively introduce and implement change in the work place •Presentation, process understanding and gap analysis •Systematic troubleshooting methodology, written and verbal communications, time management, prioritization •5+ years of network related/5+ years Data Centre experience •Professional accreditation or certification:
      •University degree or College diploma in Engineering, telecom or IT, and/or equivalent combination of experience and education •2 or more Vendor Certifications at the entry level (or higher)

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 18, 2017
Closes:December 26, 2017