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Senior Security Consultant - Cyber Security R&D DevOps team


Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  12965
Jobs by Category:  Security & Automation
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



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

Here’s how

As a Security Consultant, you will take on many exciting roles:

•    Expert in your field: Support TELUS Cyber Security defense in depth portfolio focusing on email and web security solutions, cloud development and automation.  
     o    Lead the introduction of new technology, platforms, applications, capabilities and services to protect TELUS as an anchor client.
     o    Lead the design, development and validation activities. Including Proof of concepts (POC), vendor selection, testing and production deployment and automation. 
     o    Support and lead various cloud transformation activities. 
     o    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



You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

•    With strong experience of current and emerging Cyber Security technologies. 
     o    Email and Web enterprise security solutions, experience with SMTP protocol, DMARC, SPAM/Quarantine forged emails, HAT/RAT, ability to understand email headers, load balancing for emails, SPF/ DKIM implementation and cloud email security. 
     o    Infrastructure modernization experience Cisco email and web appliances, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper, TrendMicro firewalls 
     o    Enterprise wide email deployment and email related security features.
     o    Understanding of software-defined networking (SDN) and virtualization technologies such as network function virtualization (NFV)
     o    Understand of Cloud-Native implementation and software delivery model
     o    Understand of CI/CD pipeline integration with vendors, and open cloud-friendly e2e test automation frameworks: automate SW integration, delivery and testing
     o    Understand change control processes and policies
•    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.
•    Recognized for your 3+ years of cloud security and automation experience
•    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 for your continued efforts towards honing your information security technical subject matter expertise 
•    Acknowledged for your comfort and ease 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 


•    (ISC)2 certification 
     o    Certified Information System security Professional (CISSP)
     o    Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

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.





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.