Sr. RF Inteference & Config Spec

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Date: Mar 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.


Rogers is seeking a Sr. RF Interference and Configuration Specialist – Site Configuration Standards and Guidelines Group within the Mobile Access Engineering Department. You will have opportunity to apply your superior analytical skills, in depth wireless technical knowledge and extensive hands on RF measurement and testing experiences, to create standards and guidelines and provide direction to Engineering teams that are responsible for day-to-day application. You will be accountable for best practise engineering guidelines, standardization of cell site and in-building system RF components, RF interference and PIM mitigation. 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.


Job Descriptions and Responsibilities:


  • 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
  • RF component standardization
  • Interface with RF active and passive component manufacturers to select high quality components as demanded for the Rogers wireless outdoor and indoor network deployment with consideration for upcoming wireless network technology advancements, and if necessary to take part in product performance problem resolution
  • Evaluate product specifications and conduct laboratory measurements on RF component performance, including PIM response, as part of the approval process for new product introduction into the Rogers wireless network
  • Assist each Region as required with cell site and in-building system RF component related queries
  • RF Interference & Passive Intermodulation (PIM) Mitigation
  • Collaborate with RF test equipment manufacturers, other internal Engineering teams and project stakeholders to develop and continuously improve RF interference and PIM mitigation techniques for optimum cell site and in-building system RF performance
  • Evaluate and recommend test equipment use for RF interference and PIM mitigation techniques
  • Interface with project implementation teams to understand any RF interference and PIM challenges, and if necessary, adjust best practice engineering guidelines for remediation
  • Assist each Region as required with RF interference and PIM mitigation related queries



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




  • 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



  • 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 




  • Minimum 5 years experience in wireless telecom industry
  • University Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Telecommunications)
  • Strong understanding and experience working on UMTS/HSPA/LTE indoor systems and outdoor networks including RF components, Radio Access Network software performance and capacity features, and eNodeB hardware and configurations
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experiences on RF measurement and testing techniques, Passive Intermodulation concepts, and proven RF interference and PIM trouble shooting skills




  • Graduate of a post-secondary engineering program
  • Minimum five years experience working in wireless telecom industry
  • 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, Passive Intermodulation concepts, 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: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 144418
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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