Sr Wireless Access Planner

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Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

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 her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.


Imagine working for an exciting entrepreneurial company where employees are committed to meeting big challenges and making a real difference. That's Rogers. A leading communications and media company where people come to do great work. Right now we are looking for talented individuals to join our winning team where you will have a chance to innovate, grow and to do what really matters. As a senior Wireless Access Planner in the Network Planning & development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the planning of the radio access networks GSM-EDGE/UMTS-HSPA, LTE and 5G.


Responsibilities :

  • Identify site capacity requirements
  • Analyse low capacity / low throughput sites for capacity augmentation or capacity optimization
  • Drive Radio Engineering for RF capacity optimization and track progress for implementation success
  • Provide inputs to management for new capacity sites
  • Localise immediate and event capacity requirement
  • Identify sites requiring hot spot capacity; Find technical solution for hot spot, and costs
  • COW deployment
  • Plan, budget and initiate expansion projects to support network evolution and to meet growing subscriber demand.
  • Develop and analyze alternatives in order to recommend the most economical solution to meet departmental and organizational objectives regarding network expansion, subscriber growth and usage patterns.
  • Technical review of existing and forecasted network performance which includes gathering input from network statistics, RF Engineering, CIP, Network Operations as well as Marketing.
  • Work with RF Engineering to apply the appropriate actions to address any network capacity requirement and quality issues in a timely manner.
  • Develop Three Year Network Capital Plan for Regions.
  • Provide direction and guidance to Access Planners
  • Recommend course of action to management to resolve capacity and technical issue within the access network. Provide comparison of costs and/or impact of these recommendations versus other options.
  • Collaborate with Regional Network Implementation and RF team to communicate priorities, support and guidance for site acquisition, lease and design issues and to ensure timely delivery of planned programs.
  • Conduct studies for special projects



  • Strong understanding of Wireless Access Network functionality and elements.Full Scope of GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G Radio Access
  • In-depth understanding of the RAN (Radio Access Network) capacity, optimization process, and performance KPIs
  • Familiarity with Ericsson radio base station hardware and configuration
  • Strong aptitude for research, data analysis and trend development.
  • Strong planning and budget skills.
  • Undergraduate degree with 5-10 years of work experience in a wireless environment
  • Microsoft Office suite



  • Proven ability to lead and direct within department and provide direction and guidance to internal and external groups.
  • Highly motivated individual with superior organizational and analytical skills.
  • Specific background in projects involving multiple geographic regions, cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and track projects
  • Proven ability to operate autonomously, within general direction guidelines.
  • Personal Competencies: Leadership; Problem Solving / Judgment; Customer Service Orientation; Teamwork and Collaboration; Initiative; Achievement Orientation.
  • Able to communicate in a concise and effective manner with technical and non-technical audience
  • Excel at providing executive summary and power point presentations
  • Result-oriented, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meeting deadlines
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 141329
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 can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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