Principal Engineer

Date: Aug 31, 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 looking to grow our network and will be investing in service expansion for rural and underserved communities in and out of existing cable footprint.


 As part of this commitment, Rogers is looking to hire a Principal Engineer to support service expansion.  This position, reporting to the Manager, HFC and Optical Access Testing, will provide technical expertise for testing and validating PON solutions to support expansion of our network.


What you will be doing:

  • General focus will be on developing, testing, and validating design and equipment and solutions for PON systems used in footprint and for Service Expansion.  Scope includes microducts, OLTs, and all other applicable components to deliver reliable PON services.
  • Work closely with other Engineering teams, particularly Service Expansion, Planning teams, Procurement, and others.
  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical teams and utilize tools and expertise to deliver technical solutions.
  • Contribute to the development of others.
  • Author/edit technical documentation such as Evaluation Reports, Tech Notes, Engineering Design Specifications.
  • Document test procedures and methods for testing equipment.
  • Assume lead role on complex engineering projects, or lead smaller, less complex projects
  • Represent Cable Access Engineering in meetings with other teams.
  • Work 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.
  • Advises on technical problems; reviews work for technical accuracy and adequacy.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Provides technical advice and coaches project teams through technical issues.
  • Support new technology introduction and associated knowledge transfer.

What you will have:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry.
  • Education, experience should include Professional Engineering designation, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to breakdown complex problems into smaller logical tasks.
  • Outstanding analytical and methodical troubleshooting skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of HFC and PON networks.
  • In depth experience with RF and optical test equipment
  • Experience in managing multiple, simultaneous complex projects.
  • Core Competencies: Customer Service Focus, 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.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Rd (341), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 244119
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @
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
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 


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Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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