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Senior Strategy Manager, Data Platforms


Toronto, ON, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  30855
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Data Science
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Join our team and what we'll accomplish together

The Enterprise Data Layer team designs, implements and oversees the GCP analytics platform at TELUS.  Known as the DataHub, our team architects and operationalizes the underlying infrastructure used to power data solutions that drive value and deliver results from analytics. Our platforms provide the organization with modern cloud native services, modern BI tools, DataOps methodologies and processes, and a self-serve data environment to test & learn and productionalize data models enabling data driven decisions.  Our vision is to empower our TELUS business partners with a standardized platform utilizing infrastructure, policy and governance as code, setting guide rails for teams to develop their data & analytics use cases within our cloud data platform and BI toolsets.


We are looking for enthusiasts who can help build our next generation solutions enabling best-in-class data platforms with a focus on expanding our capabilities while ensuring always available analytics in Google’s Cloud Platform.  You will support digital transformation at TELUS by partnering with teams across the organization to make better use of their data. Use your strong communication, critical thinking and change management experience to assess the impact of transformation on our partner teams, the upstream and downstream systems and help clarify and define cloud-related business processes and best practices across TELUS. 


What you’ll do


  • Support the establishment of data a shared strategy across the enterprise to enable the business to meet its strategic and financial objectives
  • Support the creation of automated work intake process, prioritization, metrics, process improvements and resource alignment to planned roadmaps
  • Drive a governed approach with increasing maturity around our data & analytics platforms and tools
  • Liaise with our business and IT partners to ensure alignment on roadmaps and strategic initiatives delivering value and supporting a data driven culture
  • Lead annual strategy reviews for the Enterprise Data Platforms team and collaborate with owners in our larger business unit including coordination and material creation
  • Monitor trends, innovation and opportunities in the industry and with our Vendors
  • Support your DataOps team members in delivering the ideal cloud data architecture with a focus on self-serve, efficiency, security and privacy
  • Identify opportunities for automation and implement in the development and production process
  • Support our internal web presence, knowledge portal, intake process, and “Quick Reference Guides” increasing customer awareness and standardization of data environments across TELUS
  • Author quality documentation and materials to support messaging around new data capabilities, services and analytics tools, roadmaps, customer onboarding to our data platform, roadmaps, change management and alignment across IT teams


What you bring


  • 5-7 years of experience in a Management Consulting, Digital agency or Corporate Strategy with a large organization
  • 3-5 years of experience working in Technology
  • Experience helping organizations evolve their way of working, defining and implementing new operating models and standing up Transformation efforts
  • You are an exceptional communicator that excels at compelling storytelling and presentations
  • You have good understanding of Data & Analytics principles and tools and digital transformation initiatives
  • You have experience managing business stakeholders and engaging with many diverse technical teams to aligning deliverables
  • You have a proven track record of engaging with technical leaders and SMEs to create quality roadmaps to be reviewed and accepted at a senior level within the organization
  • You are collaborative and able to work with various IT and business teams to deliver on outcomes 
  • You are able to share a vision and implement long-term data strategies while providing value early and often along the journey
  • You can distill complex solutions and interactions to gain support and engagement with senior leaders and business stakeholders
  • You have experience working with IT vendors and corporate partners




  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Enterprise Architecture experience specifically in the data space
  • Experience with FinOps and Cloud platform budget management
  • University degree in Business, Information Technology Management or Engineering

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.

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.