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Intermediate and Senior Java Back End / Microservices Developers


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

Req ID:  8921
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team

We are looking for talented Backend/Microservices developers to join us to help us drive a large scale digital transformation program. We are the Future Friendly Home Services DevOps group, 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 solutions and software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our mission to drive better outcomes through customer-centric, state-of-the-art software platforms.


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

  • Our goal: create industry-leading end-to-end customer experiences for next-gen video and digital home solutions, incorporating superior performance, reliability and flexibility by design
  • Contribute to an inclusive, knowledgeable and highly motivated team, using SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) practices to frequently deliver valuable software to market
  • Unlock the power of cloud-native environments, having the freedom to leverage innovative technologies and the latest standards
  • Help drive a high-performance DevOps culture
  • Become a go-to expert on the code components under your responsibility and how they fit into the overall architecture, promoting a seamless solution
  • Power future possibilities for our customers and advance a compelling portfolio of technologies and services, from consumer front ends, to streaming and content protection, to user entitlements and payments


Here's how:

  • Design and build simple, efficient and maintainable cloud-based microservices, adopting standard components and libraries whenever possible
  • Leverage DevOps values to drive design decisions that support key operational needs such as configurability, logging and monitoring
  • Take responsibility for your components across end to end development lifecycle, implementing, executing testing and supporting deployments
  • Integrate security into all daily efforts, including secure design and coding practices
  • Collaborate with senior architects to identify efficient architectures and mentor/lead more junior development resources
  • Estimate the effort needed to execute your end-to-end implementation tasks and support our technical leads in creating unified and reliable delivery plans
  • Leverage containers and other cloud-native tools


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • At least 7 years in progressive, object oriented software development roles with proven technical leadership skills, as well as confidence in making and owning technical decisions
  • Hands on experience building REST or Web Services
  • Hands on experience defining and integrating SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Hands on experience hosting & running your apps/services within a containerized environment
  • Key Technologies: hands-on experience with Java or Node.JS or Golang
  • Experience using testing frameworks, and implementing and testing features and functionalities using both manual and automated means
  • Agile development practices, using DevOps best practices and a modern CI/CD pipeline
  • Secure design and coding practices
  • Experience building positive relationships and collaborating with a variety of diverse groups and technical teams
  • A creative approach to problem solving and the ability to work independently to manage deliverables in an environment with high levels of ambiguity
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering



  • Highly performant microservices architectures
  • Kubernetes - ideally EKS or GKE
  • eCommerce
  • Hands-on experience with API management gateways (e.g. Apigee)
  • Knowledge of video delivery architectures
  • Telecommunications industry


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.





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.