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Senior IDM Architect


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

Req ID:  30508
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Engineering & Development
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team


Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading-edge technologies. We hope you’ll enjoy being a valued member of Canada’s Top 100 Employer (2022) with a world-leading culture featuring extensive community-giving initiatives, flexible work environment including remote work, and award-winning opportunities for career development.


You’ll be joining a dynamic and highly skilled Identity Management team that contributes significantly to the Identity Ecosystem and software development experience at TELUS.


This is an exciting time to be a part of our mission to enable best-in-class business and systems capabilities, guided by our customers’ needs and strategic priorities.


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


As the Manager of the Identity Management Platform Team, you will be accountable for the technical direction of our Identity Management platforms leading our new authentication and identity concepts across implementation streams.


Enabling development of Identity cross-cutting concerns for production-grade Identity capabilities with increased velocity including Consumer Identity, Workforce Identity, Partner Identity, Privileged identity and Application Identity.

Here’s how


  • Leading the Architecture of modern Identity platforms across TELUS’ suite of services and applications using modern, secure and easy to use technologies that promote user privacy
  • Technical Skills
    • Working in collaborative agile development teams, experience working with CI/CD pipelines
    • Understanding of modern Identity techniques such as SSI
    • Excellent experience of the domain leading implementation of large scale initiatives with millions of users across customer workforce and partner landscapes
    • Experience implementing Zero Trust initiatives
    • Experience with Federation, SSO, Authentication, Authorization, MFA, ZeroTrust, SAML, OAuth, etc.
    • Passionate about Identity Management
    • Understanding of cloud computing architectures
    • Recognized for your network systems and process automation experience using programming/scripting languages and experience with DevOps tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, GitLAB and Splunk



You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Subject Matter Expertise: The ability to provide knowledge, expertise, and guidance, providing coaching and advice to support the team
  • People Management and Team Building: Extensive experience and demonstrated success as a technical leader, with a proven track record of growing and developing practitioners 
  • Delivery Management: Proven success acting as a lead or manager for the agile delivery of software or platform products, coordinating with other streams and stakeholders
  • Leadership & Interpersonal Skills: The ability to champion, coach, motivate, and empathize with team members while partnering and building relationships with TELUS leadership
  • Budget Management & Prioritization: Ability to effectively manage and operate team budgets and prioritize work effectively and efficiently across the team
  • Strategic Thinking & Change Management: Ability to connect the dots between the team and broader organizational context and manage change effectively within the team




  • Experience as a technical leader driving teams to success
  • Understanding of TELUS’ development practices and key improvement opportunities, challenges, and benefits
  • Experience designing for GCP architectures
  • Experience with ForgeRock and Ping Federate
  • Experience using a range of Agile software and tools and experience


At TELUS, you’ll join a diverse team dedicated to learning, teaching, and impact; as individuals and as a team. As a workplace, we care about our team members and have a total rewards package that makes being a part of TELUS something to be proud of:


  • 100% remote within Canada: so you can work where you feel most inspired
  • Stay healthy: flex benefits with options to customize coverage based on your lifestyle and needs, inclusively offering coverage for Gender Affirmation and Fertility treatments
  • Virtual Care: premium access to digital healthcare for you and a loved one; avoid long waits at the clinic, just chat with a medical professional from your couch
  • Work Life Integration: paid vacation and flexible well-being days
  • Family leave: mothers, fathers and adoptive parents benefit from a top-up during part of their leave
  • Pension plan: to help you save for the future with a generous company match (free money!)
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan: you can invest in our shared success, company matched
  • Wellness Spending Account: To support your whole person wellness
  • Learning and development: Internal resources for business, leadership, and technical skills
  • Savings: who doesn’t love discounts? (on TELUS services and partner/supplier services and products)
  • Employee and family assistance: LifeWorks provides free services to support you through life events



A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, 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. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

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.