Sr. Designer

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. Designer – Site Configuration Standards and Guidelines for the RAN Engineering & Innovation Department.

You will have opportunity to apply your superior analytical skills and in depth wireless technical knowledge, to lead and participate in new RAN technology/product evaluations and Proof of Concept, to create standards and guidelines and provide direction to Engineering teams that are responsible for day-to-day application. You will be accountable for standardization of cell site and in-building system RF components, eNodeB / gNodeB hardware configurations, and best practise engineering guidelines. You will collaborate with RF equipment and Radio Access Network manufacturers, other internal Engineering teams and project stakeholders to develop these standards and guidelines. This position reports to the Manager, Site Configuration Standards and Guidelines.

 

Responsibilities:

  • New RAN technology/product evaluations and Proof of Concept.
    • Interface with RAN product manufacturers to evaluate, conduct Proof of Concept, and select new RAN technology/product for deployment within the Rogers wireless network that position Rogers in the forefront of wireless network       capabilities and economics.
    • Participate in New Product Introduction of new RAN technology/product into the Rogers wireless network
  • Cell site and in-building system RF component standardizations.
    • Interface with RF active and passive component manufacturers to select high quality components as demanded for the Rogers wireless network deployment with consideration for upcoming wireless network technology advancements
    •  Antenna system standard configurations for outdoor sites including macro sites and small cells for optimum wireless network user experiences
    • Distributed antenna system, and small cell standard configurations for in-building applications including high traffic venues such as major league sports arenas and stadiums, to satisfy indoor coverage and capacity demands
    • Assist each Region as required cell site and in-building system RF component related queries
  • eNodeB / gNodeB hardware and configuration standardization
    • Collaborate with RAN manufacturer, other internal Engineering teams and project stakeholders to develop high performance eNodeB / gNodeB standard configurations and deploy latest RAN equipment offerings to best use of current and upcoming RAN software performance and capacity features. The aim is to provide optimum wireless network user experiences including in high traffic major league sports venues
    • Participations in technological discussions to prepare and then migrate for wireless network evolutions such as C-RAN and subsequent Virtualized RAN and X-RAN. These all involve alignment of eNodeB / gNodeB hardware and configuration with the front   haul solution development for optimum network performance and capacity
    • Assist each Region as required with eNodeB /gNodeB hardware and configuration related queries
  • Best practice engineering guidelines
    • Collaborate with other internal Engineering teams and project stakeholders to develop best practice engineering guidelines
    •  Assist each Region as required with best practise engineering guideline related queries


Teamwork

  • Collaborate with project stakeholders from other engineering disciplines e.g. Enhanced Packet Core, Regional RF Engineering groups, Planning, PMO, Operations and NOCC, etc
  • Assist in developing best practice engineering guidelines, devise new approaches, conduct technical studies and improve standard engineering processes
  • Project management, planning and resource management

 

Leadership

  • Training of new and existing staff.  Review work for technical accuracy and adequacy
  • Responsible for establishing best practice engineering guidelines to support the release of Regional RF Engineering activities

 

Reporting

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Work effectively with equipment manufacturers, other internal Engineering team and project stakeholders, and provide executive level professional presentations of engineering results and recommendations

 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in wireless telecom industry
  • University / Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Telecommunications)
  • Professional Engineering designation preferred
  • Strong understanding and experience working on UMTS/HSPA/LTE indoor systems and outdoor networks including Radio Access Network software performance and capacity features, and eNodeB hardware and configurations
  • Highly motivated individual with superior organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of electro-magnetic field theory, radio-frequency propagation, transmitter/receiver systems, RF antennas, cell sites, and in-building systems

 

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: 245075
 
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 

 

 

 

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

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