Data Scientist - Data Strategy & Enablement


Scarborough, ON, CA, M1H 3J3 Montréal, QC, CA Toronto, ON, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Québec, QC, CA

Req ID:  40567
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Data Science
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team and what we’ll accomplish together


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


Join our dynamic Data Strategy & Enablement team at TELUS, where we are on a journey to make TELUS the most insights-driven company in the world. We are committed to fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and diversity while leveraging cutting-edge technologies to drive business value through insights and data solutions.


What you’ll do:


  • You’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams on use cases from areas as diverse as data privacy & security to health solutions to develop analytics and AI solutions
  • Champion data-driven decision-making and accelerate the adoption of AI within the organization
  • Automate and facilitate data exploration, analytics, and machine learning model development
  • Develop and deploy machine learning models and algorithms
  • Build reusable algorithms, functions, and libraries to enhance data science capabilities





What you bring:


  • Hands-on experience in data mining, predictive modeling, and statistical analysis
  • Proficiency in Machine Learning, Statistics and AI techniques such as regression, LLMs & prompt engineering, NLP, Bayesian analysis and optimization
  • Strong communication skills to convey technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Expertise in Python and data science libraries like Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, and frameworks like TensorFlow, Pytorch, Keras and PyMC3
  • Strong SQL and data manipulation skills and comfortable with metadata and data discovery
  • Familiarity with Jupyter environment, IDEs, Github and Infrastructure as code (e.g., Docker, Terraform, Pulumi)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms like GCP, AWS, or Azure
  • Understanding of software and AI development lifecycles, including ML Ops
  • Agile mindset and a courage to innovate and experiment


Great to haves


  • Master's or PhD degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Business, Engineering, Cognitive Science, or Data Science
  • Experience with agile methodology and startup environments
  • GCP and/or similar cloud certifications


If you are passionate about innovation, transformation, and making a significant impact in the data science and AI field, we invite you to join our team at TELUS. Let's shape the future of data solutions together!



Salary Range:  $104,000-$156,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as 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.