Cable Access Planner

Date: Jun 8, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Rogers is seeking a Cable Access Planner to support various initiatives related to the Cable Network from within the Cable Access and Technology Planning team.  Reporting to the Manager of Cable Access Network Planning at the Rogers Park Brampton Campus, this role requires leveraging Cable Telecommunications knowledge and experience to provide detailed analysis and modelling of the current Cable Access network, and the development of future Wireline plant.  The individual in this role will play an important part in shaping the future of the Wireline Cable Access Network.

What you will be doing…

  • Cable Access Network strategic modelling and new technology benefit analysis.
  • The general focus will be on fibre and cable network between the service platforms (eg. DTV, DOCSIS, PON) in the headend and customer devices.
  • Scope includes budgeting, cost/scenario modeling.
  • Short to long-range network and technology planning.
  • Collaborates on complex engineering projects or leads a number of smaller, less complex projects.
  • Designs, develops, and evaluates plans, and criteria for a variety of engineering products or activities.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams such as Outside Plant Engineering, Finance, and Technology teams.
  • Works on problems that are complex and sometimes involve issues that have not been encountered before where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles.
  • Develops requirements and design specifications for existing applications, upgrades and expansions.
  • Ensures that new specifications or plans have been engineered to acceptable standards.
  • Develop and support network models to support Engineering and Planning processes.
  • Authoring and editing Engineering Planning Specifications, and other technical documentation.
  • Support new technology introduction and associated knowledge transfer.


What you will have…

  • Education, experience should include undergraduate university degree in engineering, computer science.
  • Overall 5 years of experience in telecommunication industry focusing in Wireline/cable portfolio
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to breakdown complex problems into smaller logical tasks.
  • Outstanding analytical and methodical troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of HFC and fibre optic networks preferred.
  • Experience in managing multiple, simultaneous complex projects.
  • Core Competencies: Customer Service Orientation, Teamwork and Collaboration; Adaptability; Initiative;
  • Role-Specific Competencies: Innovation/Creative Thinking; Problem Solving/Judgment; Achievement Orientation; Listening Understanding & Responding;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, in an organized, methodical and pleasant manner.
  • Ability to work from assigned objectives, relative priorities and critical areas that impinge on work of other units.
  • High proficiency in Excel.  VBA expertise preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Database and programming experience an asset.


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Network Design
Requisition ID: 238866
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 

Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Computer Science, Database, Technology, Engineering

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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