Senior Developer - Platform Engineering

TELUS Digital - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Create awesome experiences for our customers.

Join our team

We're a customer-driven and product-minded team within TELUS, responsible for our company's digital evolution. We simplify the path to production so teams can focus on what matters most.

TELUS Digital's mission is to make life easier for millions of customers – and for our team. We build smart, customer-centric and data-driven experiences for, and the My TELUS app.

Our team includes a passionate group of strategists, UX and visual designers, full stack developers, content managers, scrum masters, testers, product owners, people experience specialists, and other digital experts.

Our team members are leaders in local and global technology communities, we value and support communities such as: Tech Masters, NodeSchool, Ladies Learning Code, Women Who Code TO and many more!

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

As a Senior Developer - Platform Engineering with TELUS Digital, you will be responsible for designing, building and running a suite of development acceleration tooling, which enables our many outcome teams at TELUS Digital to deliver value quickly and safely, and supports the Site Reliability Engineering team.

You will be working as part of a friendly, cross-discipline agile team who help each other solve problems across all functions. As a custodian of customer trust, you will employ best practice in development, security, accessibility and design to achieve the highest quality of service for our customers.

We use a range of technologies to get the job done: Kubernetes, OpenShift, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Terraform, while our RESTful APIs are built with Node.js. Our front-end is developed with React/Styled Components on ES6. Quality is a primary concern and we test our applications at multiple levels with sophisticated build and release pipelines, supporting automation testers and Product Owners embedded within teams.

Here's how
Design scalable systems with performance and security in mind
Dedicate time to mentor junior developers on the team
Advocate the use of unit testing and test driven development to drive design and development
Battle technical debt and avoid decision silos
Work closely with your team to solve architectural challenges
Work with product owners to support translating business deliverables into technical outcomes
Adapt and influence the team to create the best outcome for not only the project but also for our customers
You're the missing piece of the puzzle

You have:
Worked on clustering technologies (Kubernetes/Docker)
Experience with Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management tools (We use terraform and ansible)
Proven Experience in building scalable production services, monitoring performance and CI/CD (we use Kibana, NewRelic and Jenkins for CI/CD)
Experience with cloud providers (We use AWS EC2 and GCP)
Experience designing and load-testing highly available systems
Proven History of excelling in a team based collaborative environment including
Experience in translating technical concepts and requirements for non-technical stakeholders
Intermediate level knowledge of backend development including writing API services (we use Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis, Express, OpenAPI Spec)

Experience leading and mentoring a team with best practices, evangelising solutions
Experience with securing applications to common security threats (OWASP Standards)
Experience designing, building, and maintaining High Availability systems
Experience using a managed Kubernetes platform (GKE/EKS)
Some experience developing full stack applications
Some experience and knowledge of SRE practice

About TELUS Digital:We want to work with people who:
Share our passion for all things digital
Thrive in an agile, lean and fast-paced environment
Clearly see things from the perspective of our customers
Are curious, experiment and never stop learning
View collaboration as essential to your work
Utilize the power of data to inform decisions
Embrace diversity and new ideas

What you can expect from us:
An environment where you're encouraged to share and act on your ideas
Flexible work hours in a central downtown location
A welcoming, relaxed office with a casual dress code
A culture committed to giving; every year we donate time and resources in our communities
Team lunches with a generous supply of healthy snacks
A fun, dynamic team that works and plays every day; great ideas can come as easily during an impromptu hallway soccer match or social team outing

Bonus points

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