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Junior/Senior Data Scientist


Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  9002
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. Together, we will develop and execute strategic programs that will enhance the experience for TELUS subscribers and internal stakeholders across TELUS. Always wanted to work with a team of innovators and be part of a culture that embraces creativity and collaboration? If so, we’d love to talk with you!


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

You’ll be a part of the team and journey that will transform the way we do business across various domains. You will provide vision and strategic guidance to evolve from common static analysis to dynamic machine learning deployment. You’ll collaborate with teams across the company, seeking out various data sources to help identify new business opportunities while championing data driven decision making and the accelerated adoption of AI. As a Data Scientist on the team, you will combine your expert knowledge of data science with your strong software development skills to automate and facilitate machine learning model development, training and deployment and will leverage your experience in building reusable algorithms, functions and libraries.The team takes pride in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning models and solutions they develop and deploy and take ownership of each step of the process. From hypothesis generation, initial exploring of datasets, developing of novel AI techniques to discover insights, to developing automation pipelines and web-visualizations, we do it all!

Here's How

  • Lead the iterative development, validation, and deployment of AI/ML models
  • Collaborate on end-to-end automation efforts required to bring models to production
  • Work with structured and unstructured raw data to design and develop innovative predictive models, metrics, and dashboards to uncover actionable insights
  • Visualize and report data findings creatively in a variety of visual formats that provide insights to the organization
  • Influence how we approach business challenges and opportunities by driving the adoption of a data driven mindset
  • Develop re-usable code aimed at delivering on future goals faster and more reliably
  • Support and evolve the Advanced Analytics and Data Science roadmap by leveraging industry research, best practices and emerging tools/technology
  • Build and maintain a strong engagement with key stakeholders to understand business needs and priorities


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • You are recognized for addressing business needs via your application of data mining and analysis, predictive modeling, statistics and other advanced analytical techniques in which you have previous hands-on work experience
  • You are sought out for your skills in Machine Learning and AI, including classification, clustering, time series analysis, NLP, demand forecasting and optimization and bring 3 or more years of hands-on work and practical business experience in the above areas
  • You are a master communicator capable of breaking down technical and complex concepts in a way that is understood by non-technical audiences
  • You have solid development experience with Python and you are comfortable using various data science libraries such as Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy as well as frameworks like TensorFlow, Pytorch, Keras and have applied these skills towards solving actual business matters
  • You are comfortable in and with a Jupyter environment and infrastructure, and familiar with GitHub
  • You possess advanced knowledge in SQL and Apache Spark
  • You are familiar with at least one of the cloud computing platforms - GCP, AWS, Azure
  • You are well versed in software and AI development lifecycles, including ML Ops
  • You are agile and have a bias for action, removing roadblocks to get results fast



  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative field such as Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, or Data Science
  • Experience with agile methodology and work in a start-up environment
  • GCP or other cloud certifications

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.