Product Manager, SD-WAN

Date: Jul 17, 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.

The Rogers for Business Product and Solutions team is looking for a Product Manager that will be responsible for SD WAN. We are looking for a seasoned Product Manager with a passion for making things easy to understand for the channels that sell SDWAN solutions and the customers who purchase them.  We are looking for an engaged leader with deep expertise in “solution selling and marketing” to evolve and manage the lifecycle of the SDWAN product.

Our top candidate will bring a strong foundation in product management, product marketing and sales enablement. They will also have a broad understanding of the Telecom industry, specifically SDWAN solutions.


What you will be doing: 

  • Ownership of the SD WAN Product Strategy and Roadmap
    • Ownership of the product strategy including target segment, positioning, pricing and sales forecast.
    • Specify market requirements for current and future product enhancements by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
    • Develop the roadmap and evolution of the product.
    • Stay informed of the latest market, customer and technology trends to adapt/evolve the solution accordingly.
    • Gain strategic alignment with other Rogers teams that are working on similar or complementary solutions.
  • Product Management
    • Evaluate, select and negotiate with the right technology partners that will provide and/or integrate the solution components.
    • Manage co-innovation engagements
    • Manage the lifecycle of products
  • Operational Readiness
    • Develop sales training materials, including product deck, battle card, etc.
    • Provide or oversee solution training for the sales force and technical training for the Technical Support team.
    • Facilitate the update of billing systems to support this solution.
  • Sales Support
    • Collaborate with sales channels to achieve revenue targets, manage margins, and enable product delivery.
    • Act as point of first reference for all product related enquiries.
  • Sales Enablement
    • Co-ordinate regular product training sessions.
    • Responsible for providing the sales team with the necessary technical expertise to enable them to sell the product
  • Marketing Support
    • Provide direction and support to Product Marketing on product positioning, pricing, and features.
    • Work with Product Marketing to develop and ensure a successful execution of the product launch plan and ongoing marketing plan.


What you bring:

  • 3+ years of experience in product management with 2+ years of experience with SDWAN platforms and solutions
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to drive passionate ownership and responsibility for the business.
  • Self-motivated, with strong organizational & interpersonal skills including the ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple duties and responsibilities simultaneously, and to reach out to and collaborate with other teams within the broader Rogers organization.
  • Experience in the development of business plans including business cases, cost/benefit analysis, revenue potential, pricing models, forecasts, and contracts.
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation development and delivery skills.
  • Undergraduate degree in a technology and/or busines


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: Marketing & Product Management
Requisition ID: 220648
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:  Corporate 

Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Manager, Product Manager, Marketing, Technology, Management, Operations

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

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