Sr DOCSIS Capacity Planner

Date: Jul 12, 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 seeking a Sr. Capacity Planner for the Cable Access Planning to support various initiatives.  Reporting to the Manager of Cable Access Network Planning at the Rogers Park Brampton Campus, this role requires leveraging Cable/Wireline knowledge and experience to provide detailed analysis and modelling of the current Cable Access network, and the development of future Wireline plant.  The individual in this role will play an important part in shaping the future of the Wireline Access Network.


The general focus of this team is to plan access elements at the headend and field. Primary service platforms include DOCSIS/PON/OLT, Remote-Phy, DOCSIS and other access technologies. Team scope of work includes long-term and short-term planning, and budgeting related to new technology introduction, Planning Specifications, guidelines, support for groups such as operations, network security, and new product.


What you will be doing…

  • Capacity planning and management of wireline access platforms; issue planning specs to be used for capacity planning of access systems in the field.
  • Assist in creating DOCSIS/PON budget based on needs and capacity requirements.
  • Cost/scenario modelling for the DOCSIS/PON platform, including capacity impacts.
  • Long and Short-range planning.
  • Works on complex engineering projects or leads several large complex projects.
  • Provide regular capacity reports.
  • Collaborate with other teams for testing, qualification of new access technologies.
  • Represents Cable Access Planning in meetings with Regional Teams, Business Units, Finance, and Technology teams.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Provides technical advice and coaches project teams through technical issues.
  • Authoring and editing Engineering Planning Specifications, and other technical documentation
  • Guide and coach other planners in the Cable Access Planning team


What you will have…

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in the industry, DOCSIS/PON related.
  • Budgeting experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with DOCSIS/PON, triple-play services.
  • Acquaintance to OLT configuration, AGW/DGW, Cable modems will be an asset.
  • Current on technology industry and market trends.
  • Understands potential impacts of work to other areas.
  • Understands technological developments.
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Good presentation skills and ability to present information on technology matters.
  • Understanding of all aspects (engineering, planning, design) of wireline access core service platforms.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to breakdown complex problems into smaller logical tasks
  • Experience in managing multiple, simultaneous complex projects.
  • Core Competencies: Customer Service Orientation, Teamwork and Collaboration; Adaptability; Initiative;
  • Role-Specific Competencies: Strong Analytical skills, Innovation/Creative Thinking; Problem Solving/Judgment; Achievement Orientation;
  • 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 & Network Design
Requisition ID: 241149
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:  Information Technology & Engineering 

Job Segment: Engineer, Network Security, Engineering, Security

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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