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iOS Developer TELUS Health Virtual Care


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

Req ID:  25195
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Health Solutions
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team


TELUS Health Virtual Care is a rapidly growing division of TELUS Health. We develop and operate a next-generation telemedicine service that lets Canadians access primary care and other healthcare services through an app. With nearly 2 million members across Canada, we're reimagining the doctor-patient relationship, leveraging technology to make Canadian healthcare more accessible, compassionate, and patient-centered.


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


As our team of 40+ developers and designers scales to support the growing scope and complexity of the healthcare services offered by TELUS Health, we're looking for experienced developers to join our team.


Our primary backend systems are written in Ruby (we use Grape+Sequel instead of Rails), with some newer peripheral microservices developed in TypeScript/Node. Although strong Ruby skills are a requirement for this role, experience or interest in working in TypeScript/Node and other technologies is a big plus.


Our existing iOS application is built with Swift and UIKit. As an iOS developer, you will:


  • Work with a focused team of other talented engineers, designers, and product
  • managers to enhance our existing patient-facing iOS app
  • Ensure performance and quality of the application
  • Autonomously build end-to-end features for the app


You should be the kind of person who:


  • Loves developing iOS apps for its own sake
  • Writes clean understandable code
  • Champions practices including Unit Testing, Continuous Delivery & Dependency Injection
  • Is passionate about building apps that have a positive social impact
  • Has a decent sense humor (our dev team has a weird obsession with the Simpsons and questionable emojis)





You should have:


  • 3+ years of professional experience developing software for iOS or MacOS using Swift
  • Familiar with Apple's design principles and interface guidelines
  • Understanding of IT Standards, UX Design, Accessibility, Agile Methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of UIKit, and building interfaces programmatically
  • Experience with XCTest, Xcode instruments and git
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or closely related field or equivalent practical experience


Nice To Haves:


  • Experience with MVI or unidirectional data flow architecture
  • Experience with SwiftUI
  • Experience with Android development
  • CI/CD experience
  • Experience with Ruby



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.