TELUS Communications Senior Technology Architect (OSS Architecture) Full Time in Edmonton, AB

TELUS Communications

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Senior Technology Architect (OSS Architecture)
Edmonton, AB

We’re also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team….

As a Senior Technology Architect on the OSS Architecture & Delivery team in the Chief Technology Office, you will be assisting in leading the solutions architecture of New Technology Introduction, World Class Assurance and/or Service Performance.

  • Create and drive modern solution architecture within the organization
  • Identify and investigate opportunities to improve and complement current architectures
  • Partner with a wide variety of teams to build collaborative solutions
  • Define solutions and services roadmaps
  • Obtain approvals from architecture review boards and other leadership teams
  • Specify and oversee proof of concepts and OSS lab trials for solutions involving new technologies, ensuring that objectives are met
  • Evaluate and recommend vendor products and proposals
  • Perform impact analysis on incoming service and support requests
  • Develop Solution Blueprints and Application Architecture Specifications for product and custom build related implementation
  • Collaborate with business analysts and network and enterprise architects to ensure consistent, achievable solutions that are aligned to strategic imperatives
  • Provide leadership to design teams
  • Develop naming standards for all product related entities in custom or packaged product catalogue
  • Specify reusable technical architecture components to reduce development and support costs
  • Review detailed design specifications, test plans, and user documentation for functional and technical completeness and accuracy
  • Perform impact analysis on incoming service and support requests
  • Perform data design and management activities for development work

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the telecommunication industry and its products and services is required
  • Strong understanding of network operations in the wireless and/or wireline services environment
  • Knowledge of wireless technologies and protocols (CDMA/EVDO, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, etc.)
  • Overall understanding of radio access, circuit and packet core networks
  • Overall understanding of internetworking technologies and multiple network protocols (xDSL, Ethernet, IP, VPN, MPLS, SONET, DWDM)
  • Familiarity with industry standards (3GPP, IEEE, ITU, IETF, TMF, MEF)
  • Knowledge of TMF standards (Frameworx, eTOM, SID, TAM, MTOSI, OSS/j) is an asset
  • Knowledge of IPTV and VoIP technologies would be an asset
  • Applied knowledge of Solaris, IBM AIX, and Linux
  • Applied knowledge of databases, BI and reporting tools (e.g. Oracle, Cognos) would be an asset
  • Applied knowledge of SNMP or Tivoli suite of assurance tools
  • Enterprise integration architecture standards and patterns
  • Network operations in the wireless and/or wireline services environment
  • Deep knowledge of software development life cycle, methodologies and supporting processes
  • Hadoop or querying and mining data with Relational and non-Relational data source
  • Proven ability to work effectively across diverse groups and with senior stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fast adaptation to new technologies and situations

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrable strategic analysis and leadership skills
  • Project planning and execution
  • Strong analytical thinking and decision making
  • Ability to manage small projects and provide direction to team members
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and presentation to various levels of management and diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to translate business requirements, network strategies and architectures into solutions
  • Demonstrable ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and situations

Required Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Bachelors/Masters in Engineering, Computing Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent
  • Cisco Certification is desired, but not mandatory
  • P.Eng is desired, but not mandatory
  • PMP would be an asset

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years as a technology architect in a large/complex organization or solutions provider
  • Experience in a telecommunications industry and/or Big Data technologies is preferred

Who is TELUS?

We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We’re also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living the TELUS values and delivering on our Customers First commitments .

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Primary Location : CA-AB-Edmonton
Other Locations : CA-ON-Toronto, CA-AB-Calgary, CA-BC-Burnaby

Schedule : Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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