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Senior Technology Architect - TELUS Health


Kelowna, British Columbia, CA Victoria, British Columbia, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  1601
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Health Solutions
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies?
The TELUS Health Technology Office is committed to changing the way healthcare in Canada works for you, your family, and your loved ones. What part might you play?
We collectively need to find solutions that will benefit all Canadians to meet the challenge of unsustainable rising costs, long wait times and an increasingly older population. Make no mistake, our journey to address Canada’s greatest social challenge of this generation, healthcare, will be long and challenging – but the chance to have an impact on all Canadians and build a new business for TELUS will be worth it!
Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together
TELUS Health is seeking an Enterprise Technology Architect to provide program level leadership for the TELUS Health technology platform. In this role, you will be a key contributor and leader defining and guiding technology transformation that enables the business and technology goals of TELUS Health. You will be a liaison and contributor to a highly collaborative team.
Here's how

  • Enabling a strong enterprise architecture governance program focused around a technical architecture review board
  • Leading and facilitating the creation of a TELUS Health enterprise technology plan and reference architecture
  • Developing enterprise technology roadmaps to ensure products stay aligned to the technical reference architecture’s common platforms such as API management, Identity, etc
  • Identify areas of opportunity for technology evolution from industry advancements and initiate TELUS Health transformation programs
  • Identifying and recommending conceptual, logical and physical architectures and corresponding solution designs aligned with architectural strategy
  • Leading systems analysis and design, system modeling, performance modeling, integration planning and technology, and component selection to ensure architectural consistency and coherence between technical and business processes
  • Assessing technology partners and components to guide strategic deployment of capital
  • Liaising with internal team members, end users, other systems departments and/or vendors as required; involve others in problem solving, decision making and creative thinking




You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years Senior Solution and/or Enterprise Architect experience in high volume, highly available and secure enterprise applications and solutions
  • Ability to design and articulate complex technical concepts into executable work packages
  • Self-starter and critical thinker who is able to take ownership and thrive in an independent environment
  • Key facilitator and collaborator, able to gain consensus from stakeholders
  • Presentation skills to diverse audiences
  • Familiar with modern system architecture concepts and delivery processes: Micro-services, API, Integration patterns, TDD, Agile, CI/CD, DevSecOps
  • Certification or knowledge with Enterprise Architecture tools and frameworks (Archimate, TOGAF, Zachmann)
  • Strong knowledge of cyber security issues and technologies for authentication, encryption, authorization; privacy and data security issues and legislation
  • Working experience in private and public cloud infrastructures, with public Cloud technologies and concepts (AWS, GCP or Azure) experience
  • Working knowledge in progressive technologies such as HTML5, Spring Boot, Docker, Kubernetes, React, Angular.js, Node.js, .NET, APM, Splunk
  • Experience working with database technologies: Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, RDS, Aurora, etc
  • Awareness of messaging concepts such as XML and JSON and standard EDI message sets (ANSI, X12, HL7)
  • Working knowledge of traditional infrastructure: Unix, Windows, Oracle Database Server, Oracle webLogic, webMethods Integration server, MS SQL Server, hypervisor and virtualization, networking
  • Excellent English language verbal and written communication skills


  • Bilingual English-French



A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. 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. 

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.  

Disclaimer:  In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.

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.






We’re looking for clinicians, programmers, product developers, sales and marketing people, customer support, and everyone in between. If you have a penchant for turning information into better health outcomes, then we want you to help us develop, implement and manage the most innovative healthcare solutions possible.

We are honoured to be recognized

Physicians using TELUS Health electronic medical records

Pharmacies using our pharmacy solutions

140 million+
Health claims processed using TELUS Health solutions


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.