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Senior Engineer (Optical Networking Development)

Reference ID: TEC10359-17

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Be a leader in developing industry-first high performance networking solutions.

Join our team!

The IP/Optical Development team creates solutions that are at the heart of every TELUS service.

We work with emerging, transformative technologies every day to define, develop and drive improvements in the TELUS core network. The team that you will be joining has built an industry-wide reputation for world-leading innovations in optical networking technologies.

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

Want to double the efficiency of the TELUS core network?

Increase reliability through the introduction of coordinated IP and Optical restoration control mechanisms?

Work with industry standards bodies and leading university researchers?

Optical networking is undergoing a transformation through advances in both hardware and software. The Optical Development team is using these building blocks to dramatically improve the TELUS core network and every service that rides over it.

Here's how...
    •By working with other industry leaders in research consortia, equipment vendors and service providers to define the optical industry direction •By bringing forward new, innovative ideas through world-first Proof-of-Concept lab experiments •By defining TELUS requirements and leading the evaluation and selection of vendor solutions •By leading the development of these solutions into mature TELUS-grade solutions ready for deployment •By collaborating with and supporting operations teams as they introduce leading-edge solutions into the network


You're the missing piece of the puzzle...
    •With a natural curiosity, eagerness to understand the "why" and ability to think outside the box •With a clear understanding of today's service provider core optical architecture and its challenges •With a business-focused mindset and ability to translate these challenges and their possible solutions, into a quantifiable business case •With an ability to distill a complex and/or ambiguous problem into a clear actionable plan •With strong leadership and collaboration skills and an ability to lead cross-functional teams to get the job done •With excellent communication and presentation skills to convey a clear, concise and compelling message appropriate for the audience, explaining why we are doing something and/or how we will do it •With a strong technical background in optical networking technologies (DWDM, OTN), preferably with operational experience •With a degree in Computer Science or Engineering

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 18, 2018
Closes:April 19, 2018