Data Management and API Developer - Metadata Management Program


Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Burnaby, BC, CA Montréal, QC, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  39890
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Data Science
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team and what we'll accomplish together


The Data Strategy & Enablement team is on a continuous journey towards helping TELUS become a world-class leader in data solutions. We are doing so by delivering data analytics capabilities built upon unified scalable platforms, advanced AI tooling and high quality data. We have a data-product and data platform oriented culture and we are 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.


Our team members appreciate diversity of thinking, ideas and experiences, and are always learning, experimenting and applying tuition value into everything we do.


As an API & Data Management Developer in the Metadata Management Program, you’ll contribute to the design, development and support of a variety of integration and process automation techniques to ensure accurate consumption and ingestion of business and technical metadata to and from many systems. You will design and develop APIs to enable programmatic retrieval and management of metadata by consumers external to the metadata management platform. In addition you will ensure reliable and consistent processing to our Collibra cloud platform and automate information lifecycle management processes using web enabled workflows.


As a trusted technical expert, you will collaborate with various business units and demonstrate thought leadership when sitting at the intersection between privacy, ethics, technology, data and consumers to ensure it is leveraged in a respectful manner while continuing to advance our reputation of being trustworthy through transparent communication.

What you’ll do


  • Work with business stakeholders on the adoption and onboarding of the TELUS Metadata Management Tool powered by Collibra (training and technical support) 
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to define integration approaches, identify the best techniques, ensure capture and storage of all available metadata, ensure durable API processing is available to subscription customers
  • Support and maintain the API enablement of the TELUS Metadata Management Tool powered by Collibra through the entire lifecycle from design to deployment within the TELUS cloud environment
  • Work with the supporting teams, organizations and vendors to provide updates to existing deployed technologies and collect information from production systems for analysis
  • Define, enable, test and automate scripts for integration and process automation activities including documentation, work products and team presentations as well
  • Develop test strategies and site reliability engineering measures for data products and solutions
  • Participate in agile development scrums and solutions reviews
  • Lead resolution of critical operations issues including post implementation reviews
  • Contribute to the strategic direction and evolution of TELUS Enterprise Metadata & Data Quality Management application





What you bring


  • You are sought out for your strong understanding of Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Lineage and Data Management
  • You are respected for your knowledge of Solution Development and Data Management Lifecycles
  • You are recognized for your understanding of integration patterns including RESTful architecture and patterns, APIs and event driven architecture
  • You are hands on in Windows Operating Systems, Unix, Linux, JSOn, Yaml, Swagger and with GCP Kubernetes (GKE), GCP Development and deployment using a CI/CD pipeline including Git, terraform, cloud build and deploy
  • You are commended for your expertise with Collibra - including managing system activities, tenant administration, user groups creation etc
  • You are recognized for your understanding of and experience with programming in JAVA especially Springboot or equivalent, with Collibra and Collibra APIs or GCP SDK experience
  • You are recognized for your understanding of and experience with Oracle, SQL server, GCP BigQuery,PostgreSQL,and NoSQL
  • You are an expert communicator and strategic thinker, able to provide a consultative approach in alignment with the Telco Management Industry Framework
  • You are an excellent and effective presenter able to communicate ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • You are an effective influencer and negotiator, able to be persuasive while upholding commitments to our customers, stakeholders and TELUS’ commitment to integrity
    • Fluency in speaking, reading and writing in English
    • 4+ years Data Engineering experience / 2 year data solution architecture and design



  • University degree in computer science and/or 5 years of working experience in Information Management
  • Demonstrable DAMA international BOK Framework knowledge and/or application
  • Demonstrated TM Forum Frameworks and Open API knowledge
  • Fluency in speaking, reading and writing in French



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.