RAN Designer

Our Digital & Technology team wakes up every day with one goal in mind – to connect Canadians to the people and things that matter most. Collectively, we’re proud to support 30 million Canadians each month.

 

We manage a robust portfolio that champions the leading edge of technology and media. We drive projects that expand connectivity to underserved communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast; build and enhance our fixed broadband network to provide high-speed Internet, TV and Smart Home Monitoring; and support our world class wireless network, offering our customers Canada’s largest and most reliable 5G network. As the Digital & Technology team, we are building our tomorrow, today.

 

Come play a key role in building the future of innovation in Canada, Let’s make your possible.

 

Do you enjoy working on high-scale, complex, and high visibility projects and programs?  If yes, consider the following opportunity:

 

Come be part of the team that launched the 1st and largest 5G network in Canada! We are looking for talented individuals to join our RAN Engineering & Innovation team. Our team is responsible for building the next generation of network infrastructure that will power the wireless technologies of tomorrow. 

 

The ideal candidate is motivated by impactful work and the opportunity to collaborate with teammates, stakeholders, and vendors on a variety of projects such as 5G NSA/SA, LTE/LTE-A, Fixed Wireless Access, Private Networks, Small Cells, IoT and Automation Development. The ideal candidate is a problem solver with a passion for technology who strives to continuously improve network capabilities and customer experience.

 

As part of the RAN organization, you will use your ability to analyze and understand network performance, technology, and consumer demands. You will actively highlight opportunities to improve performance, assess network software releases, deploy new functionality into the wireless network, and support business initiatives.

 

Main functional responsibilities, accountabilities, and areas of support:

  • RAN optimization of parameters and features in the network
  • New RAN Technology development to introduce new services
  • New RAN Hardware configuration & integration guidelines
  • Capacity/performance forecasting and data analytics using machine learning

 

What you will be doing:

  • Supporting senior members of the team with various RAN related initiatives, which can include:
    • Evaluating vendor software & hardware roadmaps and providing recommendations on products to target for use in Rogers networks.
    • Participating in RFPs/RFQs to evaluate new vendors/products to meet Rogers’ network requirements.
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to understand their business needs and inputs that should be considered when developing RAN solutions.
    • Developing new RAN solutions and maintaining and updating existing solutions when required.
    • Reviewing and recommending improvements to existing RAN solutions, features & parameters.
    • Preparing technical specifications, design specifications and commissioning plans.
    • Providing technical guidance in planning and executing assigned projects.
    • Participating in project analysis, design, implementation, and commissioning phases.
    • Analyzing project scope of work and, accordingly, providing technical and functional recommendations.
    • Providing support with acceptance testing and validation activities.
    • Scheduling engineering meetings to discuss new ideas, issues, and project status.
    • Recommending new HW & SW to improve system performance, capacity, and reliability.
    • Assisting the management team with project budgeting and timelines.
    • Preparing executive level summaries of proposed solutions, project status and issues.
    • Evaluating existing engineering processes and recommend improvements.

 

What you have:

  • Knowledge of 5G NR & LTE networks and the associated 3GPP specifications, specifically on RAN features, optimization, air interface parameters, radio resource management, signaling, mobility settings, idle and active mode call processing
  • Strong background in communications theory and RF basics, broad knowledge of other wireless technology such as CatM/NB-IoT, WCDMA and GSM
  • Knowledge of RAN KPIs, counters, definitions of optimization parameters and their impacts on network performance and capacity
  • Knowledge of RAN hardware/components and performance management/RF optimization
  • Experience with SAP Business Suite of tools and/or Power BI or other type of reporting tools
  • Experience with one or more from the following: scripting languages (Python, Pearl, shell)
  • Solid understanding of statistics and probability
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with a creative and innovative approach
  • Detail-oriented, with a strong desire to excel in network design and performance improvement
  • Self-motivated, able to individually learn/research new network concepts
  • A team player with willingness to share knowledge through documentation, collaboration and presentations
  • Adaptive to changes; capable of working under challenging situations
  • Excellent planning, organizational and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • BE/BSc degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering (Masters degree preferred)

 

 

 

Schedule: Full time

Shift: No Selection
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: 272756
 
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 @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
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:  Digital & Technology 

 

 

 

Location: 

Brampton, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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