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In order to meet the growing needs of our customers, we are constantly searching for dynamic, qualified individuals to join the CTC resource team. Currently, there are several career opportunities available at CTC. If you feel you satisfy the qualifications for one of the positions listed on this page, please send your CV to identifying the position(s) you are interested in. Qualified individuals will be contacted by our human resources department.
CTC005997 : Technical Advisor , Integration - Service Assurance Delivery
Location : Montreal, Quebec
Field : Technical Specialist
Position Type : Contract
Starting : June 21, 2021
Ending : June 24, 2022
Resources Required : 1
Position Description


Top skills the hiring manager would like to see -

  • CICD Pipeline Knowledge
  • Linux Knowledge
  • TCP Stack knowledge
  • Test Case Automation
  • Ansible Automation

The Technical Advisor team is a highly specialized group that supports the delivery of the most technically challenging projects our organization is asked to work on. Involved in every cycle of project delivery, The Technical Advisor is the design authority in term of hardware/software selection, application architecture, security & network requirements, specification and design review and implementation.

Working within our team on various projects, the Technical Specialist will be responsible to ensure all technical aspects are answered and addressed. Including but not limited to:

  • Participate in the planning and early design sessions of new project functionality
  • Perform impact analysis to the service assurance domain, following the implementation/introduction of a given network technology
  • Lead the technical solution within a given project within the SA Domain
  • Document, deliver and implement technical user stories
  • Perform Code Reviews with vendors and other technical advisors
  • Actively participate in the design and the implementation phases (including design reviews, environment setup), quantitative analysis (validation of algorithm/solution)
  • Capacity planning and definition of the performance testing plan and oversee the execution of the performance testing
  • Develop, implement and review non functional, performance related requirements and tracking to produce system performance metrics
  • Evaluate the current utilization of the systems within the user community and propose improvements to meet business needs
  • Develop and document new system interface agreements with new internal and external interfaces

As part of the IT delivery team, the Technical Advisor will be working on major integration initiatives in the service assurance domain

Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:


  • Bachelor or Master of electrical or computer engineering or computer science (preferred)
  • Bachelor or Master in telecommunications/network engineering
  • Equivalent experience and / or education


  • Strong analytical and communication skills (ability to quickly determine the problem space and organize it into simple components through data mining, statistical analysis and quantitative analysis)
  • Strong technical writing skills (ability to write clearly and concisely)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills (ability to uncover trouble rapidly and provide resolution)
  • Proven leadership and organization skills
  • Excellent ability to articulate and document technical concepts to non-technical audience
  • Autonomous, resourceful, strong tolerance to ambiguity, excellent capacity for applied learning
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English / French)

Technical Knowledge(Mandatory)

  • Infrastructure/Software
    • SSH, AWK, SED, etc. (mandatory)
    • Oracle (9i/10g/11g/12c) , Dataguard and Golden Gate
    • SOAP, REST protocols
    • Clustering, high-availability & DRP (planning and execution)
    • Administration of multi-tier & complex environments
    • Citrix software and infrastructure
    • Java/JEE Application servers (Weblogic, JBoss mainly)OS (UNIX –Solaris/HPUX/Linux (mainly), Windows (optional))
    • Apache Kafka
    • Elastic Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, KIbana)
    • Ansible Automation
    • TestCase Automation
    • Unix/Linux/Solaris shell scripting a definite asset
    • Web Services systems integration and performance benchmarking
  • Databases (mandatory)
    • Any RDBMS (Oracle - primarily, MySQL, SQL Server, Teradata, etc)
    • Any Hadoop NoSQL knowledge/experience
    • Experience building/executing procedures using SQL, PL/SQL, ETL
    • Experience in large scale database solutions
  • Programming/markup languages (mandatory)
    • Web Services / SOA, N-Tier Architectures
    • Any procedural language (C, Perl, Shell, AWK, Expect, TK, etc)
    • Enterprise application frameworks (Java EE, ESB, .NET, etc)Any OO language (Java- mainly, C/C++ an asset, Javascript, Python, etc)
    • Any markup language (HTML + CSS, XML, SGML, etc)
  • General understanding of:
    • Agile/SAFe methodologies and related tools (Jira, Confluence etc.)
    • CI/CD pipeline
    • industry standards of IT, such as TOGAF, ETOM and TMF models (preferred)
    • IP stacks (OSS/BSS)
    • Network protocols, including TCP, IP, SNMP (preferred)
    • Network architecture concepts such as NML, MPLS, ICN, DMZ (definite asset)
    • Hardware - Sun, HP, IBM

Working Conditions

  • Ability to efficiently work in virtual teams, handling multiple projects with geographically dispersed team members.
  • Availability to work occasional weekends and evenings to meet hard deadlines and available to work occasional overnights to take part in deployment activities
  • Ability to travel within Montreal, Ottawa, London and Toronto corridors with little advance notification; travel depending on project needs
  • Fast paced, changing working environment