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Senior Technology Architect Customer Identity Platform

Burnaby, Canada | TELUS

  • Industry:
    Telecommunications & Wireless
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Team Identity at Telus prides in providing value to our business and customer by ensuring we have the right mix of innovative technologies and process. We are the enablers for many of our business segments and several applications - whether on prem or on cloud. We are the Identity team comprised of SMEs in the Identity space and adding value to our Customer, Team Member and Partner lines of business. With the advent of Cloud, Digital transformation and 5G, Identity is the backbone enabler to secure where our customer journey starts – Login. 

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

You will work with major stakeholders across TELUS to create the vision and strategy for Identity for the next 10 years. This means you will be driving the next generation IAM product within TELUS that will serve the customer, business across all the product lines TELUS has. Digital Identity is the way to go so your knowledge of how to enable TELUS in the ecosystem and helping set standards within the industry working with other heavyweights will be key to success.

Here's how

Providing thought leadership to accelerate technical and business initiatives that drive quality outcomes

Collaborating and fostering strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners

Driving transformational change across multiple stakeholder groups in a large, complex organization


You're the missing piece of the puzzle – You are:

Respected as a collaborative partner and trusted advisor who builds strong relationships across the organization and providing value add

Regarded as an excellent communicator, negotiator and influencer, able to communicate complex ideas and concepts to a variety of audiences including executives and senior leaders in a clear, simple, easy to understand manner

Recognized for your Customer First mindset and delivering on optimal outcomes for both internal and external stakeholders

Sought after for your strategic thinking, business acumen, sound decision making and result-driven mindset with the ability to take initiative and ownership of complex issues through to resolution

Noted to have a high degree of curiosity, continuously learning new topics, concepts and technologies, and also looking beyond the surface level to understand the full picture and questioning/challenge the status-quo resulting to drive higher business value

Able to interact with technical team members and distill complex ambiguous problems into actionable items

A visionary when it comes to Identity - CIAM, workforce identity as well Digital Identity exchange eco-system, Solid understanding of SAML, Oauth, OIDC, UMA 2.0 and other identity protocols

Experienced and have 10+ years in leading identity programs including 5+ years in a senior architect role

An achiever of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences / Engineering or equivalent


Affiliation with DIACC, Secure Key or other Identity related initiatives cross industry

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