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Senior Strategy Manager - Open RAN and Network Convergence


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

Req ID:  27591
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Network & Engineering
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Are you interested in being part of building TELUS’ future with Cloud Native Open RAN and 5G network with Wireline and Wireless convergence?


Join our team and what we’ll accomplish together


In this role you will work with a world class team to accomplish our vision, i.e. lead global open RAN and 5G network architecture innovation to unlock the benefits of emerging technologies for TELUS, Canadians, and the world, by working with large cross-functional teams across TELUS to drive open RAN commercialization and 5G network convergence from strategy formulation and execution. This role will lead and manage network technology strategy and innovative operation model development, technology roadmap alignment, operational budget planning, business case development and collaboration across TELUS teams.


What you’ll do


  • Work collaboratively with peers in RAN2Cloud team and across a cross-functional stakeholder community to develop and introduce new architecture and technology, to refine and update existing technology and network architecture by aligning with products and service roadmaps and evolutions
  • Lead and guide Open RAN and 5G network and convergence strategy development and ensure alignment with network and architecture strategy, RAN DevOps, Core and Service DevOps, Cloud infrastructure for architecture and design across multi-domain areas
  • Gather, compile, and explore complex and multi-dimensional data to facilitate executive discussion and strategic decision-making 
  • Build and present simplified messages to TELUS executives in both technical and business teams
  • Support CAPEX and OPEX budget planning and ensure execution alignment with plan





What you bring


  • Excellent leadership, analytical, critical thinking, communication, and presentation skills 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks from multiple stakeholders and deliver with quality
  • Proven ability to make recommendations on gap closure initiatives, secure alignment and budget cross domains
  • A deep understanding of telecom network, architecture and technologies, frameworks and architecture and KPI metrics
  • Proven experience influencing, building relationships, communicating with internal and external stakeholders and senior management
  • Capable of listening and interpreting stakeholder feedbacks to understand technical milestones and concepts and to be able to translate to business outcomes
  • Recognized as having a strong business and financial acumen. Proven experience in business case development, understanding and interpreting financial models.
  • Proven experience and working knowledge with wireless network lifecycle in RAN, core, transport, IP and /or systems (OSS/BSS)
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in business or network strategy, engineering and or wireless strategy consulting in telco digital transformation
  • Bachelor degree in business, finance or engineering




  • MBA or Master’s degree in science or engineering 
  • Telecom supplier experience or Hyperscaler experience 
  • International business development experience 

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A bit about us

We’re a people-first, 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. 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.