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Strategic Programs Director (IoT / M2M Strategy)

Reference ID: PRO02829-18

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Toronto, ON
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Full Time
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Information Technology

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With over 1,000 professionals across Canada, the Chief Technology Office (CTO) team within Technology Strategy drives the next-generation fixed and wireless technology evolution for TELUS' technology roadmap and is responsible for creating, designing, building and testing new technologies and services such as Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, mobile broadband (MBB), IPTV, client applications, and others.

Make a cutting-edge impact today as our Strategic Programs Director spearheading TELUS' overall Internet of Things (IoT) / Machine to Machine (M2M) strategy and its execution.

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

Reporting to the Vice President - 5G Spectrum & Wireless Networks, you will be Technology Strategy's IoT/M2M technical leader. This is an opportunity to showcase your innovative, strategic and leadership strengths not only within your team but also across vast business teams such as product marketing, sales, customer experience, operations and more.

Here's how
    •Be responsible for technical architecture, design, development, requirements, and execution of TELUS' IoT/M2M solutions •Act as Technology Strategy's IoT/M2M technical leader and liaison with the other business units to collaboratively drive the technical strategy of TELUS •Identify opportunities to do proof of concepts with application enablement platforms and with open industry frameworks •Evaluate and perform due diligence of external original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vendors and solution providers, and provide them with TELUS specific requirements as part of design solution •Identify potential strategic partnerships: Selection and technical due diligence as part of solution development •Drive multiple technical teams within the Technology Strategy organization to execute on IoT programs by aligning customer requirements, roadmap, costs, and provide overall IoT program execution oversight by leading cross-functional teams - Product Marketing, Sales, Operations, Network Planning & Customer Support


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •10+ years of people management experience in wireless communication, enterprise software applications, and/or in related high-tech industries •5+ years of IoT & M2M specific industry experience including some experience at the senior strategic level with strong understanding of complete IoT value chain - OEM device and related eco-systems; connectivity related network architecture and platforms; service and application related eco-system and platforms; and vertical application related system integrators •Valued for your knowledge of emerging IoT technologies and related business models for mobile operators - LPWA, 5G/V2X, eSIM with multi-subscription management, IoT related standards (i.e. OneM2M, 3GPP, GSMA, 5GAA, TMForum, etc), IoT Device DevKits, Device Management, and IoT Analytics •Respected for your understanding of IoT/M2M vertical requirements both at the product and technical levels: Connected Car, Aftermarket, Fleet Management, Home Security, Industrial IoT, Building Automation, Asset Monitoring and Tracking, and Consumer - IoT •Commended for your track record of:
      •Building relationships with senior leaders and teams which may have varying/competing priorities •Influencing without direct authority particularly across a matrix organization •Bringing forth a common sense approach and driving decisions in the right direction - convey strategic vision •Leading virtual/matrix teams
    •Confident at engaging, collaborating with, and delivering presentations to senior/executive leaders •Bachelor degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

    •Master's degree

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: August 18, 2018
Closes: October 2, 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 ...