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Sr Cybersecurity Consultant - R&D DevOps team (IAM)


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  22615
Jobs by Category:  Security & Automation
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading-edge technologies. We hope you’ll enjoy being a valued member of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2022) with a world-leading culture featuring extensive community-giving initiatives, a flexible work environment including remote work, and award-winning opportunities for career development.


Join our team and what we’ll accomplish together


We live in a fast-paced cyber-world where protecting our information has become paramount. At TELUS Security, we strive to always be steps ahead, tackling the toughest security challenges head-on with top talent and cutting-edge technology. As part of the R&D team, you will be applying security disciplines across new domains of big data, cloud, wireless & wireline networks, and massive converged edge networks for TELUS as the Anchor Client. 


As a security consultant for the R&D team, you will be part of a national growing team that supports and delivers a next-generation technology roadmap and best-in-class capabilities. Your work will validate, deploy and operationalize new technologies that are critical to continuously improving TELUS’ security posture. The R&D team supports a wide stream of capacities that will enable your development and career growth.

What you’ll do


  • Expert in your field: Support, Evolve and Introduce TELUS Identity & access management platforms, cloud transformation and automation initiatives
    • Lead the introduction of new technology, platforms, applications, capabilities and services to protect TELUS as an anchor client
    • Lead the design, development and validation activities
    • Including Proof of concepts (POC), vendor selection, testing and production deployment and automation
    • Support and lead various cloud transformation activities
    • Collaborate with the Cyber Security Operations team to drive resiliency, reliability, and seamless performance of our deployments 
  • Technology Savvy Problem-Solver: Resolve problems that are diverse and complex and frequently involve new issues that may not have been encountered previously; 
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communicator: Present relevant security findings, recommendations to stakeholders
  • Innovative Thinker: Think outside the box, be open to do things differently and do things that have never been done before
  • Analytical Thinker: Make timely and logical decisions in analyzing diverse information streams, evaluating options and formulating recommendations in order to resolve problems
  • Lifelong Learner: Committed to continuous personal development to maintain and enhance technical security knowledge
  • Dedicated Team Player: Work collaboratively and cohesively in a team environment supporting fellow team members when required




What you bring


  • Strong understanding of the identity access management & authentication solution across a number of platforms
  • Strong understanding of: 
    • RADIUS protocol, LDAP, Active Directory, Unix PAM, Unix OS, and networking admin
    • One-Time Password services (such as MFA, token authentication systems), Access Control Services (ACS), Virtual smart card (VSC), hardware security module (HSM) 
    • eTrust Access Control, PKI, TAG, and privileged access management
    • Basic understanding of MSPKI solution
  • Valued for your 5+ or more years of design and deployment end-to-end experience, from the start of an idea to the final production deployment.
  • With a knack for assessing and analyzing business needs and transforming them into workable business and technical requirements
  • Commended for your high level of self-motivation and accountability on technical projects in a competitive environment
  • Appreciated your continued efforts towards honing your information security technical subject matter expertise 
  • Acknowledged for your comfort and ease in dealing with ambiguity and complex issues and concepts demonstrating your leadership, problem-solving, negotiation, and analytical skills
  • Known for your collaborative spirit and ability to maintain strong relationships in a cross-functional team environment to establish Technology Standards
  • Committed to continuous personal development to maintain and enhance technical security knowledge
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Computer Science




  • SAMLv2
  • OAUTHv2
  • ADFS 
  • RFC 6238 for time-based one-time passwords
  • Scripting experience
  • Exposure to Thales STA
  • MS SQL experience
  • Exposure to Cisco VPN and Cisco AnyConnect client


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.





Security & Automation

We’re looking for talented sales professionals, solution designers, security technicians and customer support specialists with proven experience in commercial security and automation to join our team.

We are honoured to be recognized

Team TELUS at a glance

Days volunteered in our communities

Billion contributed to charitable and community organizations since 2000

Million customer connections


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.