Design Specialist II (Integrated Planning)


Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Req ID:  32466
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Network & Engineering
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team


The Integrated Planning team within Customer Network Planning (CNP) is in charge of TELUS end-to-end network plans and corresponding investments across all technology domains.


We synchronize planning capabilities across TELUS’ world-leading networks to realize transformative technologies, optimize investments, and simplify our delivery model while maximizing our business outcomes and offering best-in-class customer experience.


We are passionate about building the best broadband network in the world for our customers and we believe it is only possible with the best collaborative, empowered and diverse team.


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


As an Integrated Planner you will be at the forefront of the development of our 5-year network plan across wireless and wireline technologies, synchronizing all planning teams to optimize network deployments and drive the best outcomes for our customers.


You will leverage your technical knowledge of telecommunications including 5G, Fibre and virtualization combined with your strategic thinking and planning skills to help shape the future of TELUS’ award-winning network.


Your passion for technology, business acumen and collaborative leadership will help you foster relationships with multiple business units to ensure strong alignment across planning teams, technology roadmaps and business outcomes.


Here’s how


  • Develop integrated network plans in collaboration with network planning teams across TELUS
  • Synchronize deployments to optimize our capital investment while maximizing outcomes
  • Articulate end-to-end capital programs in a compelling way to help secure funding and facilitate trade-offs
  • Run network scenarios analysis and clearly recommend options based on sound business cases
  • Spearhead continued improvements of tools and processes leveraging automation to simplify our delivery
  • Drive strategic alignment through strong partnerships with stakeholders, including strategy, DevOps, program management, product development and finance
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to the executive team on key strategic opportunities and updates





  • Familiar with network planning and engineering in a service provider environment
  • Strong knowledge in 5G, LTE, IP, Fibre, Virtualization technologies
  • Good understanding of GIS (Geographic information systems)
  • Excellent strategic thinking with the ability to turn complex ideas into simple concepts/plans
  • Excellent relationship-building and negotiation skills to obtain commitment from cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills to leaders at all levels within the organization
  • Recognized as having strong business and financial acumen
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience as part of a network planning, engineering or software development team




  • Experience in capital planning
  • Dashboard visualization and workflow tools
  • Experience working in cloud environment i.e. GCP



Midpoint Base Salary: 
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 

Actual total compensation can be above or below the listed pay, based on knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, 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. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





Technology Solutions

We’re into seeing where technology can take us, so if you have ever imagined what the future of supply chain management, cybersecurity, the cloud and Internet of Things will look like, we want you to be part of the team that makes it happen.

We are honoured to be recognized

TELUS’s fastest network. 5G enables a superior experience with fast downloads and richer multimedia applications

Innovation centres across Canada that bring our team members together with customers, partners, start ups, universities, hospitals and fellow colleagues to tackle some of the biggest technological hurdles Canada will face in the near future.

Million active users logging into My TELUS per month (consumer mobility).


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.