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Backend Developer | TELUS Digital


Toronto, ON, CA Kelowna, British Columbia, CA Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Kamloops, British Columbia, CA Brandon, MB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Saskatoon, SK, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Regina, SK, CA

Req ID:  19161
Jobs by Category:  Digital
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Career Opportunity in TELUS Digital!


Back End Developer (Risk Engine)


Something Awesome!


Join our team


We’re a customer-driven and product-minded team within TELUS, responsible for our company’s digital evolution. We simplify the path to production so teams can focus on what matters most.


TELUS Digital’s mission is to make life easier for millions of customers – and for our team. We build smart, customer-centric and data-driven experiences for telus.com, TELUS.com/business and the My TELUS app.


Our team includes a passionate group of strategists, UX and visual designers, full stack developers, content managers, scrum masters, testers, product owners, people experience specialists, and other digital experts.


Our team members are leaders in local and global technology communities, we value and support communities such as: Tech Masters, NodeSchool, Ladies Learning Code, Women Who Code TO and many more!


Learn more about our team at telus.com/digital


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


  1. Come join our team of dedicated IT professionals who are making the world of TELUS Digital a better place. As a Developer for the Reliability Squad (Risk Engine), you'll be a front and center developer for the cutting-edge plugin to a CI/CD pipeline that allows for software deployment without sacrificing speed and quality (a.k.a. Risk Engine). It is revolutionizing the way we deliver code at TELUS. 
  2. If you are someone who values the freedom to work with the latest technologies, while also exploring the data driven world of Data Science, then this role might be right for you.


The position includes


  • Leading the continued development of in-house built plugin to a CI/CD pipeline (internal name "Risk Engine") together with our vendor partner. This includes design, build, and operate phases
  • Becoming the subject matter expert on Risk Engine
  • Developing new fastify plugins 
  • Working with TELUS Digital teams to customize their Risk Engine plugins
  • Helping teams integrate Risk Engine into their CI/CD pipelines
  • Helping update and maintain the source code and API documentation





You're the missing piece of the puzzle


  • With strong backend web development experience in a lead developer role using Javascript / Node.js
  • With experience designing and developing platform or infrastructure tooling
  • With highly demonstrable knowledge in pre-emptively identifying problems in development and guiding solution implementation
  • With proven experience executing product vision without significant guidance




  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and deploying application code for OpenShift and GCP
  • Familiarity with Fastify - strong asset 
  • Team collaboration skills, working with various levels of experience and skill sets
  • Knowledge about database management and architecture - asset
  • Experience utilizing cloud infrastructure tools 
  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on developer experience is ideal


About TELUS Digital


We want to work with people who:


  • Share our passion for all things digital
  • Thrive in an agile, lean and fast-paced environment
  • Clearly see things from the perspective of our customers
  • Are curious, experiment and never stop learning
  • View collaboration as essential to your work
  • Utilize the power of data to inform decisions
  • Embrace diversity and new ideas


What you can expect from us:


  • An environment where you’re encouraged to share and act on your ideas 
  • Your choice of working from home or hybrid in-office
  • A culture committed to giving; every year we donate time and resources in our communities
  • When in office enjoy lunches with a generous supply of healthy snacks
  • A fun, dynamic team that works and plays every day; weekly team virtual social meetings 


Bonus points


Check out http://telus.com/digital/blog to see how we solve challenging problems for millions of customers with innovative tools.



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. 

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.






Diverse teams lead the way to innovation. Leveraging different perspectives, experiences and ways of thinking allows us to deliver better insights, decisions, and solutions. Embracing our individuality, and leveraging diversity of thought is an important part of the amazing culture we have built at TELUS Digital.

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.