Senior Data Engineer


Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2V5 Calgary, AB, CA, T2G 1S5 Montréal, QC, CA, H3B 1S6 Vancouver, BC, CA, V6B 0M3 Edmonton, AB, CA, T5J 0E5

Req ID:  40413
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, 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.


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.



What you'll do


  • Collaborate with both technology and business partners and domain architects in order to design robust enterprise grade solutions
  • Document various solution options and recommend the best approach balancing constraints and future needs
  • Propose solutions to enable business objectives while advancing enterprise tech strategies
  • 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
  • Participate in requirements review sessions or attend intake assessment meetings to estimate effort for high-level solutions


What you bring


  • You are recognized for your 5+ years of experience of IT platform implementation in a technical capacity
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent 
  • You bring systems design experience with the ability to architect and explain complex systems interactions, data flows, common interfaces and APIs
  • You have an architecture level understanding of APIs, security architecture, and cloud native development on all major cloud providers (GCP, Azure, AWS, Databricks, Snowflake)
  • You have strong experience and knowledge for data engineering principles and best practices and the associated technologies with it
  • Advanced knowledge in Dataflow, Spark and Kafka, as well as other data pipeline components



  • GCP Professional Data Engineering certification
  • Understanding of TMF standards
  • Experience with Databricks, Azure and AWS



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.