Senior Design Specialist (IoT and Emerging Technologies) in Toronto, ON

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

TELUS Corporation   •  

Toronto, ON M4E 3Y1

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

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Be part of an exciting team whose focus is on creating innovative solutions that will redefine what it means to be a telecommunications provider. If technologies such as IoT, M2M, connected cars, drones, augmented reality, and virtual reality-to name a few-are your passion, this is definitely for you.

Join our team

As part of a team of senior architects whom have a track record of delivering on innovative solutions that sets TELUS apart from the competition, you will be the subject matter expert in your domain. That is, the adoption of new technologies will require you to wear the product development hat, create business cases with product and marketing teams, evangelize the solution with internal and external stakeholders and convince senior executives on why your idea is the killer idea.

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

As a Sr. Design Specialist, you are a strategic thinker with a constant pulse on how technology can improve and enrich our daily lives. This is an opportunity for you to create these solutions, leveraging existing assets and bring in new enablers that will seamlessly integrate into the existing eco-system, with the aim of making TELUS the technology company of choice. You will deliver proof of concepts, trial new ideas and solutions with real customers, work with focus groups to refine those solutions and assists product and marketing to successfully launch those solutions.

Here's how

  • Envision, architect, and trial solutions in the IoT and emerging technologies space
  • Develop use cases for consumer and business verticals
  • Do market research, feasibility studies and present findings to internal and external stakeholders
  • Create business cases
  • Partner with primes from various departments (such as Product Teams, Marketing, Sales, IT) to lead and manage the implementation of new technologies
  • Lead the analysis, business cases and prepare executive and detail summary to support decision making
  • Manage all aspects of the design and implementation, including operational processes, documentation and content for handover to downstream teams


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • With your 5+ years of experience working in telecommunication or related technologies
  • Distinguished for your experience in IoT stack and understanding of M2M concepts
  • Praised for your ability to lead and collaborate with a variety of diverse groups and teams (internal and/or external) to effectively introduce and implement change
  • Skilled in the development lifecycle using agile methodologies
  • Recognized for your experience in technical product development such as conducting market research, feasibility studies, business case creation, etc
  • With a knack for negotiating with vendors for new technology and support agreements
  • Acknowledged for your change management and project management experience
  • Confident with basic financial concepts
  • With a Bachelor degree in Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited university and/or equivalent industry-related work experience


  • Experience delivering solutions for connected cars and mobile edge computing
  • Understanding of 3G, 4G, LTE and its evolution to 5G
  • Experience in concepts related to smart cities and its architectural components
  • MBA

Valid Through: 2019-9-16