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Data Analyst- Collaborative Health


Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Quebec City, Quebec, CA Saint John, New Brunswick, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Ottawa, ON, CA

Req ID:  27629
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Data Science
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team


Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies.


Our team and what we’ll accomplish together


Do you thrive in a fast-paced, team centric environment? Are you a detailed-oriented person who loves solving problems by leveraging creative solutions? Do you want to be in a space where your knowledge and experience are used and fostered? Read on as this is the job for you!


As a key member of the TELUS Health Collaborative Health team, you will be joining a growing team of Analysts in transforming and converting health data for Canadian physicians on a TELUS EMR (Electronic Medical Record) platform. This exciting opportunity will allow you to leverage your experience and skill set within an innovative and collaborative environment while performing meaningful work that is crucial to the success of our TELUS Health EMR platforms.


This position will be a contract role for approximately 18-20 months.


What you’ll do


As part of the team, you’ll be responsible for:


  • Extracting data from various source systems and data stores by performing light business coding (ex. Java, Python, C#, etc.)
  • Connecting with our customers to conduct requirement gathering and performing data validations
  • Mapping and transforming data using various techniques (ex. XSLT, MapForce, scripting, etc.) based on customer input and requirements
  • Performing ad-hoc queries (ex. SQL, LINQ, etc.) and reports to analyze customer data before and after migration
  • Planning and performing go-live transformation and validation to ensure no data is lost or corrupted
  • Executing production data migrations (requires occasional evening/weekend work)
  • Collaboration with various teams across the business to identify roadblocks and resolve issues, to ensure timely completion for each project
  • Contributing to ongoing development and refinement of data migration tools and processes
  • Tracking issues, communicating project status, and managing project risk





What you bring


  • Graduation from a post-secondary institution specializing in related technologies
  • 2+ years of experience working on data transformation or development projects
  • 2+ years of working with SQL/TSQL
  • 2+ years of working with XML and related tools (ex. XSL/XPath)
  • 2+ years of working with a scripting language (ex. Bash/JavaScript/Python/Perl/etc.)


Technical Knowledge:


  • Data Transformation Scripting and Mapping (ex. XML, XSL/XPath)
  • Familiarity with databases such as MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc.
  • Scripting (ex. Python/Groovy) or development (ex. Java/C#)
  • Linux/Unix and Groovy an asset


Functional Skills:


  • Detail oriented
  • Avid problem solver
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and written in English, French is an asset
  • Ability tmulti-task and manage numerous concurrent projects
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills with the ability to identify root cause
  • Ability to communicate in an effective and respectful manner with customers and fellow team members
  • Self-directed in completing project-based work




  • Agile & Project Management skills
  • Experience with Ruby On Rails would be an advantage
  • Understanding of Network Infrastructure
  • Medical experience or clinical workflow as asset
  • Experience with HL7, CoPD and CDS/CMS XML standards
  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (ex. Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)
  • MapForce an asset



A bit about us

We’re a people-first, 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

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.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.  

Disclaimer:  In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.






We’re looking for clinicians, programmers, product developers, sales and marketing people, customer support, and everyone in between. If you have a penchant for turning information into better health outcomes, then we want you to help us develop, implement and manage the most innovative healthcare solutions possible.

We are honoured to be recognized

Physicians using TELUS Health electronic medical records

Pharmacies using our pharmacy solutions

140 million+
Health claims processed using TELUS Health solutions


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.