Senior GIS & Data Specialist

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:

 

Business Title: Senior GIS Specialist, Access Network Expansion


Rogers is investing in our service expansion plans and will be growing our Network team to support a number of initiatives to extend our network reach to more costumers and businesses nationally.

This position, reporting to the Manager, Access Network Expansion, will manage a technical team dedicated to delivering against Service Expansion Plans for rural and underserved communities as well as out of footprint greenfield projects.

 
Responsibilities: 

  • Complete GIS modelling & support analysis of access network expansion opportunities as tasked by Unified Fibre Planners.
  • Leverage GIS modeling tools.
  • Mine data and script programs to help analyze opportunities and support feasibility assessments of service expansion opportunities.
  • Liaise with Unified Fibre Planners and OPE Planners to update models and feasibility assessments with survey & preliminary engineering results from D&B engagements.
  • Collaborate with the Delivery Manager, Regions and cross functional Service Expansion teams to deliver on the company’s Service Expansion objectives.
  • Work closely with the Delivery Manager to highlight and mitigate risks and report on progress.
  • Produce maps.
  • Complete aspects of network expansion opportunity bid submissions as tasked by the Manager, Access Network Expansions.
  • Discovering patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data.
  • Designing digital maps with geographic data and other data sources.
  • Continually update database to reflect all upcoming, ongoing and future opportunities
  • Produce reports on geographic data utilizing data visualizations.
  • Managing a digital library of geographic maps in various file types.
  • Work in collaboration with all applicable network teams.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication, analytical and methodical troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to present and inform technology ideas and principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, in an organized, methodical and pleasant manner. Ability to work from assigned objectives, relative priorities and critical areas that impinge on work of other units.
  • Ability to assist on technical problems and review work for technical accuracy and adequacy.
  • 5 to 8 years object-oriented programming with various languages including JavaScript, HTML, Python, PL-SQL, VBA is an asset.
  • Some working knowledge of enterprise databases such as Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server.
  • 8 years of experience with GIS systems and data sciences.
  • Education, experience should include undergraduate university degree or community college diploma with CET certification or equivalent experience in computer engineering, GIS or data science.

 

Schedule: Full time

Shift: Day
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 275976
 
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

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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