Network Specialist

Date: Jan 16, 2021

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

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 fuels us, and moments define us.


Rogers is currently seeking a Network Specialist. Reporting to the Manager of Enterprise Network Operations, the successful candidate will maintain operating excellence through leadership and team work in accordance with corporate and departmental objectives, policies and procedures related to customer service, costs, productivity and quality.
What you will be doing...

  • Serve as the top tier in fault identification, isolation, analysis, and resolution for IP & Access network related technology platforms.
  • Design and implement automations across Operations using combination of in house and open source development tools.
  • Implementing and reviewing network tools/scripts.
  • Identify new automation opportunities based on data driven analysis.
  • Engage in performance and fault analysis for issues requiring in-depth, extended investigation.  Recommend unique approaches to issue resolution, including situation analysis, testing strategies, and fault reproduction.
  • Responsible for configuration, management and maintenance of IP & Access network elements and technology platforms.
  • Provide expert technology platform support of change control process including impact analysis, method of procedure review, implementation and verification.
  • Maintain all related network design and support documentation.
  • Responsible for ensuring seamless introduction of new technology platforms and services into Enterprise Network Operations.
  • Communicate with engineering regarding identified logical and physical network design issues and network performance.
  • Must be willing to work in an on-call environment.
  • Adhere to all policy and legal requirements under Health and Safety legislation.  

What you have....   

  • Degree or Diploma in Networking or Technology.
  • 5+ years experience in IP-based service provider environment strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years experience with scripting & automating in Network Operations environment (i.e. Python/Perl/AWK/Robot Framework)
  • Innovation/Creative Thinking, Problem Solving/Judgment, Achievement Orientation and Listening, Understanding and Responding.
  • Experience with networking: routers/switches/firewalls, routing, subneting and network protocols.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of the TCP/IP protocol, specifically relating to the routing of IP packets (OSPF, ISIS, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, MPLS VPN, and Multicasting)
  • Experience-based knowledge of Carrier-Grade Cisco Platforms (CRS/ASR), IOS-XR.
  • Experience-based knowledge of Juniper MX Series Routers, JUNOS.
  • Experience-based knowledge of Nokia (ALU) Service Router 7750SR, 7210D/E/M platforms and services. TiMOS/SR OS, 5620 NSP/CPAM, Software. NRS-II+ certification considered an asset.
  • Experience-based knowledge of Access Networks running XGS-PON Networks.
  • In-depth knowledge of Security/DDoS Mitigation systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, in an organized, methodical and pleasant manner
  • Ability to take ownership and co-ordinate resolution of network related problems
  • Provide expert technology platform support of change control process including impact analysis, method of procedure review, implementation and verification
  • Outstanding analytical and methodical troubleshooting skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Rotating
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: 211197
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 


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