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Supervisor, Data Engineering Services


Calgary, AB, CA Sparwood, BC, CA

Supervisor, Data Engineering Services

Calgary / Elk Valley

October 19, 2021


Closing Date: December 3, 2021


Reporting to the Manager, Integrated Operations Services the Supervisor, Data Engineering Services leads a team of full-time and consultant data engineers and developers to build a modular & scalable solution that addresses future architectural changes and designs. They provide hands-on technical leadership to drive the team's engineering practices in test driven development, continuous integration, and automated deployment to solve the biggest problems. Finally, this individual is an executor as well as the groundbreaking force behind the technical solution. Projects range in size from $50k to $6M with an annual value of business impacted by these projects up to $50M.


The Data Engineering Services team runs a portfolio of custom developed solutions to move data from on-premises data sources to the cloud. They provide patterns and validated solutions to access and process the data in support of Teck’s mining operations globally. In addition to cloud technology, many custom integration applications exist as part of portfolio to access data from third party operational technology systems



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Be a senior hands-on contributor and lead by example.
  • Supervise an impactful team of technology professionals including handling performance, mentorship, and coaching.
  • Plan, develop, and support solutions to meet the business objectives of the departments at Teck operations within agreed upon service levels.
  • Promote and support continuous improvement through the implementation of technology solutions.
  • Be a technical evangelist, constantly looking for opportunities to advance our efficiency and quality across teams by defining and upholding standard methodologies and advocating for new technologies.
  • Provide information on progress, forecasts, actual vs. budget comparison and explanation of variances.
  • Support achieving goals and improve delivery efficiency and effectiveness via continuous monitoring of core metrics, key performance indicators (KPIs), and other critical success factors.
  • Represent Teck TDS with senior business partners, exercising appropriate influence and skills in prioritizing work and setting plans, schedules and budgets for projects and sustainment.
  • Engage with vendors to provide additional services or products.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations on departmental long-range plans, budgets and strategies and initiate change to benefit the whole organization.
  • Maintain a general proficiency across Teck Digital System’s functional areas, between business functions, system integration and dependencies, and the roles and capabilities of enterprise delivery teams.



  • Post-secondary degree in Software Engineering or other related fields.
  • 8 years of dynamically senior level experience in data engineering, data development, or application development.
  • Knowledge in cloud big data technologies and techniques with a preference for Azure.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including coaching and mentoring.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and experience as a developer of applications on an agile team
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent program and project management skills and solid understanding of business analysis techniques.
  • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction and the ability to maintain strong relationships with business partners, business management and application users.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Ability to travel to our sites in British Columbia 20-40% of the time
  • Working level Spanish would be an asset.
  • Must be P.Eng eligible for EGBC or APEGA Membership


Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. 


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.  


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information. 


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.  


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.  


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