Enterprise Network Solutions Planner - Lead

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.

Reporting to the Manager of Enterprise Network Customer Solutions, the Network Planner Lead will be responsible for supporting the intake of EON/GPON/CWDM/DWDM based services. This individual will take a lead role on Process definition and creation, ensure network guidelines are followed and kept up to date, work on network expansion, product development, and RFP support. Success in this position will require keeping up to date on market trends in non-standard service delivery and new transport and Metro Ethernet topologies. This position will interface with numerous cross function teams including EBU Marketing and Sales, Transport Planning, IP Planning, Technology, etc.


What you will be doing:

  • Assume a lead role in understanding existing and new access topologies as they relate to customer solutions.
  • Assume a lead role related to Intercompany activity as it relates to Network, working closely with team primes to ensure a successful delivery and tracking method for internal department service requirements.
  • Own, Manage and outline compelling opportunities to obtain buy in from other organizational stakeholders
  • Identifying cost savings initiatives and ensure the flow of information to relevant parties.
  • Collect customer requirements and design customer solutions leveraging Roger’s footprint.
  • Identify and devise new and novel approaches and methodologies relative to established guidelines to effectively manage technical, product, or business risks.
  • This individual will take a lead role on topology of new POP, Access layer technology development, and RFP support.
  • Interface with internal Planning teams to develop cost effective network solutions for customers while efficiently managing Rogers’ network resources. The overall goal is to reduce SOI’s and provide service to customer as quickly as possible while ensuring proper support and lowest cost to the company.
  • Work with Core Network, Cost and Deal management teams to determine most technically feasible and cost effective options for customer implementation.
  • Support the finance organization in interpreting cost information and financial metrics to ensure costing methodologies are applied consistently.
  • Responsible for providing weekly/monthly and annual reports to management.
  • Track, maintain, & evolve departmental KPI’s
  • Other ad-hoc projects as required.

What you have:

  • University degree or technical diploma in engineering or 10+ yrs of telecommunications experience
  • 7 years of work experience in an MSO environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of fibre and copper infrastructure and technology as it relates to ISP and OSP applications.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of DWDM and CWDM topologies, Transport Network design, HFC, Ethernet, Private Line, SONET and other optical network services.
  • Knowledge of the design and implementation of telecom carrier network services such as Local/LD Voice, Private Lines, GigE, PON, ATM, Wave, Frame, Internet and MPLS
  • Fully competent with Microsoft Office products such as Visio Teams, Sharepoint, Word, Excel, PPT, & Visio
  • Excellent skills in translating technical designs into high level network diagrams
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Strong business writing and communication skills required
  • Comfortable working and presenting to others, while encompassing inclusivity and cultivating a safe communal work environment.  
  • Self-starter and quick learner who is able to work well under pressure and tight timelines with minimum supervision
  • A strategic thinker who is able to think out-of-the-box and see the big picture
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Project management experience would be 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 & Engineering
Requisition ID: 231846
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: Network, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Developer, Technology, Engineering

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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