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Senior Data Technology Architect


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

Req ID:  10687
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



We are the TELUS Data Strategy & Enablement team, our mission is to drive TELUS to become a world-class data insights driven organization, delivering world-class data analytics capabilities built upon unified scalable platforms, advanced AI tooling, high quality data and a data-product/data platform oriented culture. Our team members are passionate, dynamic, entrepreneurial and highly engaged, driven to achieve great outcomes for our customers, our team members, our communities and our environment.


We believe in continuous meaningful transformation integrating dynamic change in our professional lives. Our team members are always learning, experimenting and applying tuition value into everything we do.


Join our team

We are searching for a talented candidate to join our team in the role of Senior Technology Architect, Analytics Platforms. Reporting to the Manager – Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the TELUS data transformation and migration to the cloud. This role will support our evolving DataOps landscape by providing analytics capabilities built upon unified scalable platforms, advanced AI tooling, improved speed to market and automation.  This role will be an agent of change and support the evolving strategy, data and analytics roadmaps as well as provide strong direction for our cloud based Analytics and Business Intelligence platforms.  

Here's How:


  • Provide cloud data architecture design ensuring the reliability, currency, and relevance of data, tools and infrastructure for our GCP data platform supporting Data Science and Business Intelligence for the enterprise
  • Provision infrastructure and secure reliable data-centric services and applications in GCP for Data & Analytics users across the TELUS enterprise
  • Identify opportunities for and implement automation in the development and production process to reduce upfront hands-on work
  • Support Data Visualization, Data Engineering, and Product teams by providing scalable architecture, well defined processes and timely deployment of data services
  • Help integrate large datasets from disparate data sources to be later used for data modelling
  • Foster internal and external stakeholder relationships, including building highly collaborative relationships with business product teams leveraging our centralized data platform
  • Identify opportunities to make substantial improvements to the deployment and support of our DataOps environment demonstrating a DevOps mindset while improving our automation and speed to market


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • You have experience managing data platforms, business intelligence tools and setting architectural direction
  • You can communicate clearly and effectively in both technical and business matters able to translate technical considerations into business implications 
  • You are analytical and outcome-oriented with a proven ability to translate business requirements into high-level design models 
  • You have hands on knowledge of foundational cloud data architecture of lakes, warehouses, data modeling, and life cycle management
  • You have demonstrated experience with the governance and oversite of enterprise level data environments
  • You have experience with cloud migration projects, agile methodologies, and DevOps practices
  • You are a skilled relationship builder and skilled at prioritization, negotiation and influencing
  • You can pivot between supporting the urgent needs of the business and the long-term roadmap
  • You have experience working on and supporting large, complex technical projects that involve multiple stakeholders and business units
  • You have experience creating a vision for and implementing a culture of change to drive CI/CD, DevOps and other opportunities for operational effectiveness



  • Undergrad in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Business or equivalent
  • 5+ years of progressive and relevant work experience with enterprise data
  • Experience with the data offerings in the Google Cloud Platform 

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.