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Engineer II

Reference ID: TEC10149-17

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Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Technology Expert + Network Optimization + Customer Experience Champion = Engineer

As an Engineer II with the IP/Optical Network Capacity Management & Forecasting team, you will support and shape the planning of TELUS' national network, directly impacting customer experiences and business results. This complex role will expose you to a wide range of challenges covering - customer first strategy, reliability and cost, industry best practices, standards development and evolving regulatory requirements, in a fast-paced, changing marketplace and industry.

You will be collaborating with other Planning & Engineering teams and cross functional teams to provide capacity planning and forecasting recommendations that optimize routing and capital efficiencies. Clearly, your analysis of network utilization, traffic trends, marketing demands and new technology projects is critical to our success, including decisions made to:
    •Build or enhance networks •Optimize, add or collapse equipment •Introduction new standards or services

If you are ready to deliver the most reliable services, exceptional customer experiences, and industry best practices, come join our team.

What YOU will do:
    Support and enhance business intelligence capabilities:
      •Report KPI's in the capacity health scorecard •Monitor, trend and forecast per service customer demands •Prepare monthly and yearly forecast analysis •Develop demand reports per business unit •Prepare analysis package for bi-weekly and monthly action reviews and meetings •Lead implementation of capacity management and forecasting systems
    Collaborate with Product Marketing to ensure the most reliable service and exceptional experiences for our customers:
      •Build forecasts, including translating marketing product units forecasts into network unit forecasts •Analyze new and legacy product forecasts
    Drive continuous improvement to ensure best in class forecasting accuracy by:
      •Tracking and analyzing forecast variances •Identifying and analyzing issues, and converting findings into recommendations/solutions
    Drive and champion innovative ideas and solutions by researching and analyzing disruptive trends within changing telecom market and regulatory dynamics and identifying new opportunities


What YOU bring:
    •A passion for technology, business, continuous improvement and belief that success is built on teamwork •Strong communication, collaboration, negotiation and presentation skills, including the ability to effectively translate complex, technical issues, ideas or concepts to non-technical stakeholders at all levels across the organization •Exceptional decision-making, based on logical assumptions, data and facts while also balancing risk and opportunity, and navigating through ambiguity •Expert knowledge of:
      •Database query and scripting languages (SQL, VB for Applications, Perl, Python) •Big data and analysis applications (Hadoop, Tableau) •Capacity management traffic analysis, forecasting and network capacity modelling tools
    •Solid knowledge of:
      •Development in an Agile and DevOps environments •Statistics and forecasting principles •Network planning and design principles, IP/MPLS and optical network architecture and topologies, network modelling methodologies (including studies)
    •Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Excel Power Pivots, Visio, PowerPoint, Access DB) •Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering •5 or more years of experience developing process and tools for capacity management in a Tier 1 carrier environment •Bilingual in French and English (written and verbal) is an asset

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: November 14, 2017
Closes:January 6, 2018