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Manager - Technology Strategy - TELUS Labs

Reference ID: TEC10671-18

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Join our team

The TELUS Lab team is in the enviable position of being the first to test & play with the newest, emerging technologies. In each of our six labs across Canada, the collaborative and innovative spirit thrives amongst a team of seriously curious minds who believe in the art of the possible. We are passionate about technology and figuring out to create something that is cool, new or better products and services that create exceptional experiences for our customers. We strive to stay ahead of the curve and take pride in having deployed some of the most innovative technologies related to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), cloud computing, Internet Protocol television (IPTV), broadband/fibre to the home, and 5G. Our achievements are team achievements that include close partnerships with diverse groups from across the organization and global brand vendors.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As a Manager - TELUS Labs, you will lead a team of Design Specialists/Engineers to build and ready labs to create & test/pilot new technology products and services.

Collaborating with internal stakeholders across diverse technology group including Information Technology (IT) as well as Product & Sales groups, you'll create customized offerings and solutions to create new, reliable experiences for our customers.

With your leadership, the TELUS Labs team will advance process management including establishing the highest standard of process hygiene.

Leading edge, world class lab practices is within our sight.

Here's how
    •Leading, inspiring & supporting team members to drive high performance and team engagement •Collaborating & fostering strong working relationships with internal & external stakeholders •Partnering with internal partners across various teams to create & test technology products & services •Providing thought leadership to accelerate business initiatives and drive quality outcomes •Driving ongoing process improvement & best practices •Building & presenting business case to senior leaders including executives


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •3 or more years of experience leading a team in a technology development role •Sought out for your knowledge of Data Centre design including:
      •Networking, power & cooling •Virtualization technologies such as VMWare & KVM •Wireless technologies: LTE, HSPA, Wi-Fi •Process development & process automation
    •Respected as a leader who inspires and fosters high performance and high team engagement including coaching & mentoring team members to achieve their career goals •Respected as a collaborative partner and trusted advisor who builds strong relationships across the organization and providing values add •Regarded as an excellent communicator, negotiator & influencer, able to communicate complex ideas & concepts to a variety of audiences including senior leaders in a clear, simple, easy to understand manner •Known for successfully managing multiple programs/projects, concurrent projects and delivering on agreed upon commitments as promised •Noted to have a high degree of curiosity, continuously learning new concepts & technologies, and also questioning/challenge the status-quo to drive higher business value & outcomes •Sought out for your strategic and innovative thinking, analytical & business acumen, sound decision making and result-driven mindset •Recognized for your initiative & owning complex issues through to resolution •Bachelor degree in Engineering or related discipline •Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly ® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: October 2, 2018
Closes: December 1, 2018
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TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...