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Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer (IPTV / Entertainment)


Toronto, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  6982
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Engineering & Development
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Note: Multiple roles available across Canada.


Join our team


With the convergence of innovative home and mobile networking technologies, including fibre and 5G, smart home solutions, mobile devices, automation, cloud computing, and over-the-top capabilities, our customers’ homes look very different in today’s digital world. Every day, TELUS’ engineering and development teams are envisioning what the future holds and building the technologies to simplify our customers’ lives, provide services at the touch of a button, and create immersive entertainment experiences.


As a DevOps Engineer of our Video and Digital Home team, you will be at the helm of supporting a plethora of home and TV/media platforms and features using Agile development processes. This team is a part of our Future Friendly Home Services DevOps team, which is 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. This is an exciting time to be a part of our mission to drive better outcomes through state-of-the- art software platforms. The possibilities are endless and we’re looking for a software enthusiast and self-starter who is filled with ideas as well as the delivery-focused mindset to execute them!


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


You will help define the architecture for our new Future Friendly Home initiatives, integrating newly developed software with components from leading vendors into a complex cloud-first pattern, in order to deliver to our customers the best possible experience.


Here's how


  • You will support a video platform/microservices deployed on OCP and GKE clusters
  • You will deploy new microservices and delivery pipelines to provide the best experience to software engineers and customers
  • Work with cloud-native technologies, combining the modern technologies, practices, and products into a cohesive platform to enable world-leading software development
  • You will participate in a large-scale project involving a number of backend, web, and mobile applications, all structured around Agile practices and a DevOps culture. 
  • You will work with other senior architects in order to identify the best way to develop, integrate, and deliver a new service 
  • You will provide an indication of the effort needed to implement the necessary architectures, to support the technical leads create unified and reliable delivery plans


You're the missing piece of the puzzle


  • Public cloud (AWS, GCP)
  • Container platforms (GKE, EKS, OpenShift)
  • Infrastructure-as-Code (Terraform)
  • Galera, Cassandra, Elastic search, MySQL
  • Load Balancers, Firewalls
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery (GitHub Actions, GCP Cloud Build, Spinnaker, Jenkins)
  • Backend and API development (Python, Java, Go, etc.)
  • Agile product management – SAFE, Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, advanced technical and analytical skills, confident in making and owning technical decisions
  • Advanced ability to lead and collaborate with a variety of diverse groups and technical teams (internal and/or external)
  • Support specific customer issues through assessment, interpretation, resolution or recommendations
  • Creative approach to problem solving and an ability to work independently in an environment with high levels of ambiguity
  • Ability to manage key deliverables as part of an extended project team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; confident with presenting material to peers and senior management
  • Bachelors in Engineering or Computer Science




  • Site reliability engineering practices
  • Multi- or Hybrid-cloud architectures
  • Big Data & Analytics – Kafka, Kinesis, Hadoop, Big Query, DataFlow, Pub/Sub, etc.
  • Front-end & Mobile application development
  • Knowledge of video delivery architectures
  • Content encryption and protection

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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.





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.