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API Developer (GraphQL) - Collaborative Health


Toronto, ON, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Regina, SK, CA

Req ID:  14841
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Join our team


We are THE tech company to watch in the healthcare industry! The Collaborative Health Team, part of the great TELUS Health family, was founded by practicing physicians and tech futurists. Our team is made up of highly skilled problem solvers who are responsible for improving health care solutions within the primary care ecosystem.
We are a diverse team of over 200 passionate individuals committed to building technology solutions that provide meaningful transformations to how health care workers deliver patient care.
We want people that are self-starters and enjoy taking ownership of their work.
The main mantra is to always improve - improve the processes; improve the products; improve our client's experience; and improve yourself.
Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together
TELUS Health has an incredible opportunity for an experienced Full Stack Software Engineer to join our Collaborative Health Enterprise API Platform Team.
As a Full Stack Engineer, you will play a key role in improving healthcare delivery and innovation across the country by developing a modern API integrations platform that connects healthcare providers with medical records. This role will allow you to work with the latest technologies in a fast-paced environment to improve integrated digital  digital health ecosystems.

This role is remote and can be based anywhere in Canada, you will collaborate virtually with your teams



Here's how

  • Work with a high functioning team of engineers to develop modern API solutions using languages and technologies such as Ruby on Rails and GraphQL on GCP and AWS
  • Strong leadership on API best practices, security and quality 
  • Design and develop highly scalable, extensible services
  • Optimize applications for customer needs, maximizing usability and function
  • Collaborate with peers to analyze technical system requirements/problems, in order to design and implement effective solutions
  • Participate in scoping, development meetings and project meetings
  • Be a strong team player contributing to a culture of "everyday innovation" within your team

You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • 5 or more years of experience developing and maintaining APIs
  • Expert-level skills developing GraphQL APIs and GraphQL schema design
  • 2 or more years of experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Senior level experience designing, developing and delivering complex technical software solutions (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) for new and existing systems
  • Experience with service-based architectures and microservices
  • Proven experience working with cloud platforms (AWS and GCP) in production environments
  • University degree in a related field or the equivalent experience demonstrated by progressive responsibilities




  • Knowledge of health technology standards like HL7 FHIR and HL7 v2.x
  • Design and administration of PostgreSQL or other relational databases, testing automation, continuous integration and build pipelines



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.

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.






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.