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Senior Design Specialist - Wireless Device Strategy - Next Gen Features


Scarborough, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Req ID:  29072
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Network & Engineering
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Do you want to work with the latest wireless technologies on the latest wireless devices?


Join our team and what we’ll accomplish together


The Wireless Device Strategy team specializes in making the newest device features work to the best of their TELUS potential.  We love to push the envelope of where concepts transform into reality.  
You are the wireless tech go-to expert.  Everyone knows you are the one who makes a point of staying on top of all the industry trends and news.  Your passion for merging wireless technology with wireless devices will naturally help you drive the introduction, configuration and validation of upcoming 3GPP wireless device technologies in 5G for TELUS. Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies.


Here’s how



  • Strategize forward-looking insights on what is expected in the device technology ecosystem progression to influence the network infrastructure development plans
  • Create the next suite of technical specifications and test plans to evaluate and certify wireless devices for the future network-enabled features in lab and field environments
  • Collaborate with wireless OEM partners to roadmap, prototype, proof and develop the next generation of 5G, LTE and other wireless features
  • Drive the multi-entity coordination (both internally and externally) during the introduction and development of new network-impacting device features
  • Support, train and nurture team members in Realization teams to adapt requirements and test procedures for device certification cycles


What you bring


  • Valued for your technical work with RF enhancements, VoNR/VoLTE/VoWifi services, domestic and international roaming, Carrier Aggregation or other network-centric device features
  • Regarded for your depth of knowledge spanning over multiple generations of wireless device technology ecosystems (5G NSA/SA/Open RAN, LTE, HSPA, EDGE, and GSM)
  • Skilled in technical design/setup/operation of lab network RAN equipment, simulator tools, device logging tools
  • Expert at software testing or development experience for mobile devices (Android, iOS) in lab and field environments
  • Praised for your ability to respond with initiative, analyze nuances of technical device features and communicate data models into key insights, concept and recommendations
  • Respected for your interpersonal verbal and written presentation skills with technical audiences 
  • Knack for navigating ambiguity and thinking ‘outside of the box”
  • 7+ years of equivalent experience in telecom engineering  development, troubleshooting, or testing
  • Degree in Engineering or Computer Science




  • Enthusiasm with building relationships and building influence with a variety of stakeholders
  • 5G millimeter Wave, Open RAN architecture interworking, 3GPP Rel 16 features
  • Technical presentation or publications experience
  • Industry communal awareness and curiosity of 3GPP players and sensitivity of the current national and global wireless environment



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.





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.