Senior Data Engineer


Toronto, ON, CA Halifax, NS, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Calgary, AB, CA Montréal, QC, CA Regina, SK, CA

Req ID:  36087
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
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.

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.

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 Architects, Engineers and Business Systems Analysts 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. Support the TELUS Business Solutions GenAI squad in bringing internal and external use cases to life to improve the customer experience. 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


  • Be part of the Generative AI team that will support TELUS Business Solutions
  • Drive data ingestion and processing in innovative ways that support strategic priorities with a specific focus on internal and external generative AI use cases that will help drive value (revenue generation and cost efficiencies) for TELUS
  • 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
  • Build expertise in the team to expose efficiency insights across data platforms in the cloud
  • Manage our cloud data analytics platform priorities to make sure data security and privacy are top considerations
  • Implement automation and monitoring tools through a test-driven approach and mindset
  • Drive the adoption of new cloud technologies to further advance TELUS’ data transformation strategy


What you bring



  • 10+ years of experience of IT platform implementation in a technical capacity
  • 5+ years’ experience of data warehouses/cloud architectures and platforms implementation with experience implementing and performance tuning
  • An expert understanding of data warehouses/cloud architectures and ETL processes
  • Systems design experience with the ability to architect and explain complex systems interactions, data flows, common interfaces and APIs
  • An architecture level understanding of cloud native development on major cloud platforms (GCP, Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with designing, developing, and operationalizing high-volume back-end web applications
  • Experience with Python and software engineering best practices
  • Advanced knowledge in Dataflow, Spark and Kafka, as well as other data pipeline components
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools such as Airflow
  • Experience with Github and CICD processes
  • Experience with REST API design
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript and understand the nature of asynchronous programming
  • A proven track record in leading data analytics platform projects
  • Ability to work in new, challenging and fast paced work environments
  • Focus on creating value and innovate through data, and doing so in an agile manner with a bias for action and speed
  • Supporting future technical roadmaps while inspiring others along the way
  • A senior strategist and mentor who is sought out when it comes to analyzing and translating technicalities into business implications





  • Post-graduate education in Data Engineering, Cloud DevOps or Advanced Analytics
  • GCP experience and certification
  • Machine learning and data science knowledge
Midpoint Base Salary: 
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 

Actual total compensation can be above or below the listed pay, based on 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.