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Software Developer / Data Scientist

Reference ID: PLA04129-19

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Join our team

The Wireless Service Analytics & Transformation (WSAT) team's goal is to enable best-in-class wireless experience by developing a customer centric view of service performance and enhancing business insights by leveraging advanced analytics and Augmented Intelligence.

Our team consists of top analytical talent across various technology teams that include network engineering experts and management consultants to help achieve our goal.

Together, we will develop customer centric models to predict and prevent service degradations, discover new cost reduction/capital efficiency opportunities and model customer behaviour as it relates to network events and service experience.

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

As a skilled Software Developer/Data Scientist you will combine your experience in software development and interest in data science to build tools that will augment the capabilities of our WSAT data science team.

You will build and launch a webserver, create API end points and develop web applications that will augment the capabilities of our data science team. As a result of your efforts the efficiency and effectiveness of our data science team will be greatly improved. Our team will be better able to drive service improvements providing the best wireless experience for our millions of subscribers.

We are looking for a team member with a:
    •Real passion for building web based tools and applications •Strong interest and passion for learning new data science tools and techniques (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) •Willingness to independently lead tool and software development within a collaborative data science team

Here's how
    •Build and launch a webserver, create API endpoints and develop web applications •Apply your creativity to design, build and deploy web applications that will enable our data scientists to visualize, troubleshoot and analyze service experience on the network •Apply your skills in data science to integrate machine learning frameworks into the web applications


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Experience with front-end development (ES2018 JavaScript, React, CSS) •Experience in backend and API development (we use Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis) •Experience with React and Redux •Experience designing APIs (Node.js, Express, OpenAPI Spec) •Experience with FRP (functional, reactive programming) •Solid understanding of databases and big data, including: MySQL, NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB), Splunk & Hadoop •Experience in Linux environment (Configuration, Perl scripts, scheduling cron jobs, etc) •Data visualization using Tableau, Qlikview, or Domo •Interested in applying machine learning and data science techniques, e.g. Deep learning, time series predictions, clustering algorithms, etc •Understanding of GIS technology (e.g. MapInfo, ArcGIS) •Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

    •Basic understanding of 3GPP (5G/LTE/UMTS/HSPA) radio access network design, optimization and capacity engineering •Real time streaming analytics such as Spark •Experience with OmniSci/MapD platform •Generative adversarial networks

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: May 22, 2019
Closes: July 21, 2019