You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

Technology Consultant – Content Delivery Specialist

Edmonton, AB
Full Time
6 days ago

Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies

Join our team

The AV Pipeline Content Distribution Team is a highly engaged group of professionals charged with the responsibility of delivering today's most relevant and compelling content. With a dedicated focus on leveraging Dev/Ops practices, we are key players in the ongoing standardization and daily operation of solutions used to deliver Live video, Video on Demand as well as Over the Top media for Optik TV, Pik TV and fledgling Smart City initiatives. Execution of these core responsibilities is achieved in a challenging, yet always rewarding, hands on environment where team members work together to support the evolution of existing services in parallel with bringing forward potential growth opportunities for TELUS.

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

With video quality and reliability as cornerstones of our ongoing pursuit to drive an unparalleled experience for TELUS customers, you will be instrumental in the evolution of our content collection and delivery strategy. Fulfillment of this strategy will find you directly supporting the TELUS AV Pipeline used today for Live and VOD content available on OOTG as well as Pik TV. Your opportunity for personal growth, development and accomplishment does not stop here. In 2019, you will participate directly in exciting initiatives that will redefine the architecture used today for delivering Video on Demand across multiple platforms by leveraging the TELUS CDN and a universal asset model. Once complete, you will support a fully open AV Pipeline that offers the flexibility and portability of delivering content across any number of internal and external platforms by using common sources for Live and VoD content.

Here's how
    •You will provide technical leadership, expertise and ongoing support required to deliver various content formats across multiple platforms including Pik TV and Optik on the Go •Provide 24 x 7 support required to proactively manage and maintain the always evolving AV Pipeline and TELUS Content Delivery Network •Assist the team in developing proactive measures, processes, practices and procedures leveraged daily to support customer services and to resolve network / service level issues


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Working knowledge of Video encoding/transcoding technologies and platforms •IPV4 & IPV6 including but not limited to TCP/IP, ICMP, UDP, Multicast, HTTPS, SNMP, DHCP, SSL protocols, Internet routing and firewalls •Direct experience on how to leverage network functions virtualization (NFV) & software-defined networking (SDN) for the purpose of network and supporting infrastructure optimization •Advanced technical and analytical skills; requires judgment in making and owning technical decisions •Respected for your troubleshooting, fault isolation & defect resolution skills •Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate with a variety of partner groups, technical teams and strategic vendor partners •Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills •Excellent prioritization and organizational skills used to manage daily routines through to complex projects/initiatives •Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to self-motivate and manage responsibilities within a team environment where effective collaboration is imperative for success •Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences or direct experience in a related Technical Field

    •Direct experience supporting a Content Delivery Network and Origin Server technologies •Working knowledge of programming languages including Shell, Perl, PHP, Java, Python, etc •Strong understanding of IPTV & OTT streaming protocols (adaptive and progressive formats) in use today for media delivery

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.
Operations and Logistics