Senior WAN Designer

Our Rogers Wireless team is growing! We are looking for new team members that are collaborative, digital-first, fast-moving, bold-thinking, and focused on delivering impact in everything they do.


We know our customers rely on us to connect them to their families, friends, and what matters most. Through our three wireless brands -- Rogers, Fido, and chatr – we are proud to offer Canadians value and choice on a variety of plans. As the market leader in 5G for both coverage and reliability and with our world class network that offers wireless connectivity from coast-to-coast-to-coast, we are paving the way for the future of innovation, providing the framework for new possibilities so that what’s impossible today, won’t be tomorrow.


At Rogers, your journey is filled with limitless possibilities; build the future you want with us.
Let’s make your possible.


Are you up for the challenge and the fun? If so, consider the following opportunity:


Rogers is seeking a WAN Senior Network Planner. You will leverage your Cable Telecommunications knowledge and experience along with your exceptional analytical, written, and verbal communication skills to support WAN initiatives and our internal customers. You will play an important role in helping to shape Wireline network direction and functionality. The primary focus of this position is Construction Standards and Engineering related to HFC and PON Access Network.


The general focus of this position is ‘Hybrid Fibre Coax’ and ‘Passive Optical Network’ Access network between service platform (e.g. DTV, DOCSIS, PON) in the ‘headend’ and customer devices. Team scope may include budgeting, cost/scenario modeling, HFC lab, equipment testing and qualification, RFQs/RFPs, Design and Planning Specifications, application rules, guidelines, construction/installation standards, training support, new technology introduction, support for groups such as technology development & strategy, finance, OPE, NI, NOC, Maintenance, Service, Regulatory, publishing Tech Notes - Tech Bulletins – Standards.


What you will be doing:

  • Actively participate in short to mid-range planning
  • Adopt opportunities to extend existing/emerging technologies to meet anticipated network, business and customer needs
  • Assume the lead role on complex engineering projects or lead a number of smaller, less complex projects
  • Designs, develops and evaluate plans and criteria for a variety of engineering projects or activities
  • Ensure that new specifications or plans have been engineered to acceptable standards
  • Perform as senior specialist in a complex area of engineering
  • Ensure you are current on technology, industry and market trends and understand potential impact
  • 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
  • Conduct and sometimes leads complex projects and teams requiring specialized knowledge.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance and coaches others through issues
  • Facilitate decision-making of management on technical issues
  • Present and communicates information on technology matters
  • Provide engineering support for Network and other department problem cases/RCAs (including technology testing, approval, and support)
  • Provide engineering technical notes, bulletins, guidelines, standards, and specifications
  • Perform field support as required
  • Foster and support the development of training programs
  • Perform lab work as required
  • Research and complete programs/projects
  • Support new technology introduction and associated knowledge transfer (including research, development, application, RFQ/RFP support, specifications, guidance, documentation, processes, costing, training, sparing, implications to Network and other departments, etc.).
  • Testing & verification of upgrades, enhancements.
  • Topology, capacity & configuration specifications.

What you will bring:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience
  • Advanced engineering knowledge in planning and conducting projects having scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of difficult/complex assignments with others
  • Experience in conducting complex projects requiring specialized knowledge/skill
  • An understanding of advanced technological developments
  • Very strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete and present varied engineering assignments
  • Ability to work effectively within teams and independently


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: 255221
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:  Digital & Technology





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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