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Senior Software Development Engineer (Digital Life & Connected Home)


Edmonton, AB, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Scarborough, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Req ID:  21659
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Do you have a passion for end-to-end technology development in a fast-paced environment? Are you driven to deliver the best customer experience possible? If your answer is yes, we would be delighted to have you onboard TELUS’ Future Friendly Home team. We’re delivering innovative cloud-based video and home technologies that will revolutionize how Canadians live.
Join our team


With the convergence of innovative home and mobile networking technologies including fibre and 5G, smart home solutions, mobile devices, automation, cloud computing, and over-the-top capabilities, our customers’ homes look very different in today’s digital world. Every day, TELUS’ engineering and development teams are envisioning what the future holds and building the technologies to simplify our customers’ lives, provide services at the touch of a button, and create immersive entertainment experiences.
We hope you’ll enjoy being a valued member of Canada’s Top 100 Employer (2022) with a world-leading culture featuring extensive community-giving initiatives, flexible work environment including remote work, and award-winning opportunities for career development.
As an intermediate developer on our Digital Life and Connected Home team, you will develop and support market leading digital services. This team is a part of our Future Friendly Home Services DevOps team, which is responsible for the end-to-end technology development and operations of TELUS’ Optik TV services, video and over-the-top services, broadband network capabilities, smart home automation and security solutions, and software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions.
This is an exciting time to be a part of our mission to drive better outcomes through state-of-the-art software platforms. 


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


You will demonstrate a strong knowledge and competence across multiple IT architecture domains. Ex: API gateway, data analytics, cloud to cloud integration, platform & infrastructure, orchestration, IoT, identity, and many more. You will be responsible for solution development, alignment and adherence to the technical vision and roadmap for our digital life platform. You will demonstrate strong capabilities for coordinating various objectives of multiple internal and external partners in an effort to drive extraordinary end-to-end user experiences for our customers. You will demonstrate exceptional technical aptitude, leadership and communication skills with various stakeholders. You will collaborate proactively with peers and leaders in identifying opportunities to improve our customer facing processes and practices.



Here’s how


  • Build, maintain and bring to market simple, state-of-the-art connected digital life services in close collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Work with cloud-native technologies, combining the modern technologies, practices, and products into a cohesive platform to enable world-leading software development
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholder teams to ensure proper integration with backend systems and processes for customer analytics to delight our customers with a highly-reliable, always-on service
  • Develop scalable solutions with performance and security in mind
  • Engage with other teams to identify opportunities for collaboration or re-use
  • Have the dedication to learn and research new technologies
  • Doing code reviews and improvements with other developers
  • Participate in the review of detailed design specifications, test plans and user documentation for functional and technical completeness and accuracy
  • Knowledge about database management and architecture
  • Identify problem areas in code & solutions
  • Advanced hands-on skills in GCP or AWS products and services



You are the missing piece of the puzzle


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Hands-on experience (8+ years) backend development, one of (Java, .Net, Node.js)
  • Hands-on experience (2+ years) frontend and script development (javascript / Angular, python, etc)
  • Experience in Smart home, IoT based solutions especially with AWS or GCP IoT
  • Experience with any TV Application development
  • Proven experience designing, building, interacting with APIs
  • Proven experience designing, building, and maintaining high availability systems
  • Proven experience with docker and kubernetes
  • Proven experience of DevOps best practices with CICD
  • Proven experience of confident in making and owning technical decisions 
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • Experienced in deploying/operating applications into the GCP or AWS Cloud
  • Full stack DevOps experience starting from development to deployment in production environments
  • Advanced ability to lead and collaborate with diverse teams (internal and external) to effectively introduce and implement highly supportable applications
  • Support specific customer issues through assessment, interpretation, resolution or recommendations
  • Strong business and financial acumen with advanced analytical, critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills




  • Proven communications skills in storytelling for wide audience and executive leadership
  • Experience with Snowflake or Databrickes
  • Experience with Kafka or Spark
  • Experience with AI/ML solutions


A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. 

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. 

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





Technology Solutions

We’re into seeing where technology can take us, so if you have ever imagined what the future of supply chain management, cybersecurity, the cloud and Internet of Things will look like, we want you to be part of the team that makes it happen.

We are honoured to be recognized

TELUS’s fastest network. 5G enables a superior experience with fast downloads and richer multimedia applications

Innovation centres across Canada that bring our team members together with customers, partners, start ups, universities, hospitals and fellow colleagues to tackle some of the biggest technological hurdles Canada will face in the near future.

Million active users logging into My TELUS per month (consumer mobility).


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.