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Technology Specialist - Data Centre Operations

Reference ID: SEC03289-17

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Scarborough, ON
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Full Time
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Operations and Logistics

Join our team

The Data Centres Operations team delivers top-notch support to TELUS' middle-tier infrastructure each and every day with 24x7 rotational shifts. By maintaining applications in call centers, self-serve, dealer, retailers and corporate stores we ensure all customers, agents and partners have the best experiences.

The impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As a Technology Specialist, you will work on highly visible applications and ensure that the infrastructure under our management is stable, reliable and flexible. Your ability to see all the critical parts and the big picture, passion for learning and leveraging emerging technologies and collaborative approach will support our commitment to a culture of Customer First. Together we'll deliver a friendly and best-in-class reliability levels to become the most recommended company - globally..

Here's how
    •Asses and provide solutions for customer impacting problems within the middle-tier application infrastructure •Monitor, support and troubleshoot problems for production systems •Conduct root cause analysis of application incidents and implement recommendations to improve or correct the situation (focusing on permanent solutions) •Communicate known application problems to Service Desk, the User community, tier 3 teams and vendors •Participate in a rotating on-call schedule and respond to paged-out issues within 15 minutes •Providing high systems availability which leads to customer satisfaction •Lead and deliver projects to meet customer expectations •Flexibility to work additional hours outside of regular business hours including weekends and holidays


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    Proactive Planner:
      •Strong problem solving and analytical skills (ability to find creative solutions to end-users' problems) •Demonstrated initiative and self-directed, and able to adapt readily to fast paced environment •Familiar with project methodologies and project life cycle, change management, and release management
      •Able to manage multiple deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in fast-paced, ever-changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
    Collaborative Communicator:
      •Strong written and verbal communication skills (in both technical and non-technical environments)
    Positive Influencer:
      •Able to facilitate meetings and negotiate deliverables and timelines for incident resolutions
    Lifelong Learner:
      •Passion for learning new skills and technologies quicklyPost-secondary education in Computer Science or related discipline
    •Noted for your proficiency with Customer Management, Change Management, Java development, Database connectivity, UNIX and File Management, and WebLogic •Sought out for your knowledge of virtualized server platform implementations (ESX, Vsphere, VMware) •3 or more years of work experience in application support or technical software development •Experience working in a UNIX and Oracle environments, Unix Shell Script Programming/PERL, Oracle SQL, Java Exception analysis and troubleshooting, etc

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.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

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.

Posted: October 4, 2018
Closes: December 3, 2018
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About Telus

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...