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Software Development Manager - Collaborative Health


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Victoria, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  20622
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Engineering & Development
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Join our team


We are Canada’s largest healthcare IT provider and we’re transforming healthcare.


The Collaborative Health team at TELUS Health is led by physician-technologists and design-obsessed engineers. We’re charting a new course in healthcare with our award-winning TELUS Collaborative Health Record, an end-to-end, secure, cloud-based digital platform. The CHR is an electronic medical record and more. Patient engagement and automation are at the core of our vision.


Our rapidly growing customer base includes thousands of healthcare professionals from across Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia.


Find your people and your purpose


Are you a decisive problem solver who takes pride in engineering beautiful products? You belong here. 


We’re a group of passionate individuals committed to building technology solutions that transform how clinicians deliver patient care. We need passionate self-starters to bring our vision to life. You will work alongside a diverse group of developers, testers and product specialists with vast experience in the healthcare IT industry.


Bring your ideas and watch them grow.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together
TELUS Health has an incredible opportunity for an experienced Software Development Manager to join our Collaborative Health Product Team.
As a Software Development Manager, you will play a key role in improving healthcare delivery and innovation across the country. You will lead a team focused on building applications that enable physicians to connect to various provincial and regional systems and support related clinical workflows. This role will allow you to work with a variety of technologies in a fast-paced environment to build integrated digital health ecosystems.
What you'll do


  • Lead the development of high-quality integrations to digital source systems, ensuring the security and quality of the clinical data
  • Lead by example as a hands-on member of the Engineering team
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders around systems integration and clinical workflows
  • Provide motivational leadership to your team of talented Developers and QA engineers.
  • Serve as an advocate for career advancement of your team members - know where they want to go and take the appropriate steps to set them up for success
  • Define and lead the creation and governance of meaningful dashboards, audits, performance monitoring and alerts for product infrastructure and data flow

What you bring


  • Graduation from a post-secondary institution with a Degree specializing in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related development field
  • 5+ years or more of demonstrated ability to lead and develop high performing agile development teams
  • Senior level experience designing, developing and delivering complex technical software solutions (architecture, design patterns, reliability, quality and scaling) 
  • 5+ years of experience working in a backend engineering role with a track record of building highly scalable and robust systems 
  • 2+ years of building effective and engaging user interfaces using web technologies.
  • Deep passion for superb user experience and technical integrity
  • Ability to establish strong rapport and communication with exceptional clarity
  • An ability to drive progress in ambiguous problem areas independently.
  • A passion for leaving things better than you found them.
  • Experience leading a remote/distributed team
  • Proven experience managing cloud platforms (AWS and GCP) in production environments
  • Skilled with Ruby on Rails, Vue.js
  • Solid PostgreSQL knowledge



  • Testing automation, continuous integration and build pipelines (Jenkins)
  • Bilingualism (English and French) 
  • Avid user of Slack emojis and gifs
  • An insatiable appetite for modern and emerging technologies and tools


Why TELUS Health?

At TELUS, Collaborative Health 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 Health something to be proud of: 

100% remote within Canada (option to work in TELUS offices): so you can work where you feel most comfortable and 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 overall 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
Tools/Technology: Mac or PC, whichever enables you to do your best work



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.