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Senior Technology Architect - Data Engineer


Scarborough, ON, CA Rimouski, Quebec, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Calgary, AB, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Quebec City, Quebec, CA

Req ID:  2524
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team
The Data Strategy & Enablement team is on a continuous journey towards helping TELUS become a world-class leader in data solutions, doing so by delivering data analytics capabilities built upon unified scalable platforms, advanced AI tooling, high quality data, and a data-product and data platform oriented culture while always keeping an eye on the horizon, preparing for the next big thing. 
We are entrepreneurial and passionate, believers that so much more is possible and can be achieved by creating value and great outcomes for our customers, team members, communities, and environment and that through meaningful transformation we can integrate dynamic change in our professional lives.

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


The Data Strategy and Enablement team has started its journey towards enabling further digital transformation in our data and advanced analytics space. Composed of Data Engineers, Business Systems Analysts and Architects our team focuses on building and enabling best-in-class data platforms with a focus on migrating our assets from an on premise data lake to Google’s Cloud Platform.

Join a dynamic team that is paving the way towards digital transformation and enable teams across the organization to make better use of data. Make use of your analytical skills and ability to analyze and assess the impact of data on upstream and downstream systems and help clarify and define cloud-related business processes and best practices across TELUS. Help architect the transformation and modernization of our enterprise data solutions and the integration of Google Cloud and native GCP services and 3rd party data technologies.

Here’s how


  • Build data pipelines, provision infrastructure and secure reliable data-centric services and applications in GCP
  • Analyze data, build models and generate reports and visualization using Hadoop and Cloud infrastructure
  • Help integrate large datasets stemming from multiple data sources to be later used for data modelling
  • Identify opportunities for and implement automation in the development and production process to reduce upfront hands-on work
  • Capture issues with the data that impact key business drivers and relay them to the product management teams
  • Support the data pipelines feeding into our machine learning algorithms and models
  • Assist the extracting, loading, transforming, cleaning, and validating of data





You're the missing piece of the puzzle


  • You are recognized for your 8+ years of experience of IT platform implementation in a technical capacity
  • You are sought out for your 5+ years experience of Data Lake and platforms implementation with experience implementing and performance tuning Spark applications
  • Google Cloud Dataflow and Google BigQuery experience
  • You are respected for your experience in designing and deploying distributed, multi-technology, data processing systems (MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra, HBase, Redis, MongoDB, Hadoop, Spark or others)
  • You bring systems design experience with the ability to architect and explain complex systems interactions, data flows, common interfaces and APIs
  • You bring a deep understanding of and experience with software development and programming languages and Python, Perl and Shell scripting
  • You are experienced with Apache, its ecosystem and relevant tools (Sqoop, Flume, Kafka, Oozie, Hue, Zookeeper, HCatalog, Solr, Avro)
  • You are familiar SQL-on- technologies (Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, Presto)


Nice to have



  • GCP Professional Data Engineering certification
  • DevOps practices and tools experience
  • Orchestration and job scheduling platforms experience



A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. 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.